Palliative care

Quebec: Palliative Care plan crippled by euthanasia

One month before the entry into force of the new law on care for the end of life and on « medical help to die », which will legalize euthanasia voted in June 2014, the Quebec Health Minister, M. Barrette, announced on November 16, 2015 a plan for Palliative Care...

End of Life Law: National Assembly vote at the 2nd reading

The End of Life Bill which was submitted by MP’s Jean Leonetti and Alain Claeys, was adopted by the National Assembly at the 2nd reading Tuesday, October 6th. Being that no political groups had requested a public ballot (by which one could specifically know who is in...

Demonstration in favor of Palliative Health Care on October 3rd

Henri de Soos, Alliance VITA’s General Secretary, was the “KTO” French Catholic television station’s guest on September 29, 2015, to explain the importance of demonstrating in front of the prefectures of the newly designated regions of France, in favor of palliative...

The end of life: a great deal of ambiguity

On October 3, the opponents to euthanasia are called upon to demonstrate before the new regional prefectures. Alliance VITA’s general delegate explains the reasons. What is the status of the legislative process concerning the end of life? Tugdual Derville: The...