Whilst the Citizens’ Convention on the end of life is to begin tomorrow, Alliance VITA stands ready to provide its expertise and convictions, with determination and guilelessly.
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Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: Vigilance on the Semantics
According to Le Figaro newspaper, Erik Orsenna, the member of the French Academy has been mandated to explain the vocabulary used for the end of life with publication of the first items in early December 2022 to correspond with the launch of the “citizens’ convention”.
Advance Directives, Benefits and Limitations
Introduced by the “End of life” law in April 2005, the so-called Leonetti law, the system of advance directives was reinforced and specified in 2016, by the second “End of life” law, so-called “Claeys Leonetti” law.
Opposability of Advance Directives: The Limit Established in Law, Validated by the Constitutional Council
The Constitutional Council has been consulted in a conflict opposing the family of a patient and his medical team concerning the application of his advance directives.
End of life: The successive U-turns by the CCNE
On 13th September, during publication of instruction No. 139 by the CCNE on the end of life, according to which “there is a way for ethical application of an active assistance to die”, it is surprising to note the u-turn relative to a previous instruction on the subject dated 2013.
Euthanasia: The Belgian Law is Declared Unconstitutional, at the Expense of the Most Vulnerable?
The decision by the Belgian Constitutional Court concerning the unconstitutionality of the law dated 28th May 2002 on euthanasia raises the question of the true protection of patients.