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Hospices against euthanasia, MPs told

first_imgNewsHub 21 September 2016Hospices have told told Parliament’s health select committee that they oppose changing the law to allow voluntary euthanasia.The committee is listening to public opinion on voluntary euthanasia and will report its conclusions to Parliament in response to a petition asking for a law change.On Wednesday Andrew Leys, chief executive of Hospice Southland, said his team was extremely concerned about a possible law change.He told the committee hospice workers often faced questions about euthanasia from patients.“The vast majority move beyond the point of wanting euthanasia,” he said.“My team is concerned that voluntary euthanasia could lead to less support for people to help them cope with their circumstances.”Mary Potter Hospice director Brian Ensor said hospices would have to be kept entirely seperate from any assisted dying.“The last days of living should be made as comfortable as possible, and it may involve sedation,” he said.READ MORE: http://www.newshub.co.nz/politics/hospices-against-euthanasia-mps-told-2016092115last_img read more

No Juventus switch for Barcelona striker

first_img Loading… Luis Suarez will not be joining Juventus this summer, despite having been closely linked with the club for the past month, reports from Spain suggest.The 33-year-old was reportedly an option for the Bianconeri following the termination of Gonzalo Higuain’s contract and his subsequent move to Inter Miami.Speaking earlier today, Barcelona sporting director Ramon Planes seemed to suggest that Suarez was expected to leave the Blaugrana as the club were in the process of signing a new striker.RAC1 journalist Gerard Romero now writes (see below) that Suarez has effectively ruled out a move to Turin, largely due to issues over his passport. Read Also: Barca star faces fitness race ahead of new seasonAccording to Romero, Suarez cannot obtain dual nationality in time to participate in the group stages of the new seasons Champions League fixtures.Despite this, Suarez has options from other clubs and is still looking to leave Barcelona this summer. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted Content11 Most Immersive Game To Play On Your Table Top6 Incredibly Strange Facts About Hurricanes9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A Tattoo7 Interesting Facts About GoT Star Maisie WilliamsBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemWhat Happens When You Eat Eggs Every Single Day?You’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeTop 9 Scariest Haunted Castles In Europe7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Better13 kids at weddings who just don’t give a hoot14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right NowWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?last_img read more