We mourn loss of Margo MacDonald MSP

April 4, 2014

HSS mourns Margo

We mourn loss of Margo MacDonald MSP
Former HSS Treasurer Gordon Ross assisted suicide news

An interview that will stay with me for a very long time

February 13, 2014

A memorable conversation with the feisty Gordon Ross

An interview that will stay with me for a very long time

‘I will go to supreme court for the right to die’

February 10, 2014

Gordon Ross wants the right to die

‘I will go to supreme court for the right to die’

We support assisted dying campaign

January 29, 2014

HSS supports launch of new site in support of Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill

We support assisted dying campaign

Bob Scott speaks at the launch of assisted suicide bill

November 18, 2013

Bob Scott Assisted Suicide speech

Bob Scott speaks at the launch of assisted suicide bill

Jennifer Buchan explains why she wants to train as a licenced facilitator

November 15, 2013

Jennifer Buchan's speech in support of Assisted Suicide Bill

Jennifer Buchan explains why she wants to train as a licenced facilitator

Margo Macdonald launches new bid to change assisted suicide law

The Bill is backed by Green MSP Patrick Harvie and other politicians from the main political parties, although Ms MacDonald said she does not know how many of Holyrood’s 129 MSPs support her proposals in principle. She is also backed…

Margo Macdonald launches new bid to change assisted suicide law

Retired GP reveals why he would support assisted suicide

Dr Bob Scott, who worked as a family doctor in Inverness, Dunbartonshire and Drumchapel, said he was willing to perform the role of a “facilitator”, collecting the fatal prescription and overseeing a patient’s final hours. He and trained nurse Jennifer…

Retired GP reveals why he would support assisted suicide

Assisted suicide bill an enlightened response

August 13, 2013

Margo Macdonald’s bill is to be welcomed. It signals an enlightened response to an unmet need and deserves our support, writes HSS celebrant and former GP, Bob Scott in The Herald It can confidently be predicted that opponents of a…

Assisted suicide bill an enlightened response

We respond to assisted suicide (Scotland) bill

May 1, 2012

The end of the Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill Consultations saw a response from the Humanist Society Scotland

We respond to assisted suicide (Scotland) bill

We welcome consultation on assisted suicide (Scotland) bill

January 25, 2012

Yesterday's assisted Suicide (Scotland) bill, proposed by Margo Macdonald, is supported by the Humanist Society of Scotland

We welcome consultation on assisted suicide (Scotland) bill