medical ethics

Featured
BASC logo
BASC respond to the England Deer Strategy

Following the publication of the England Deer Management Strategy, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) head of deer management Martin Edwards said: “The government’s commitment to tackling the growing deer population in the UK is commendable. However, it will only succeed if it has the support of every deer manager, the majority of… Read more »

Featured
BASC logo
Northern Ireland Police Service declares Firearms and Explosives Branch “critical incident”

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has declared a “critical incident” due to protracted backlogs of applications within its firearms licensing department.  A critical incident is defined as “Any incident where the effectiveness of the police response is likely to have a significant impact on the confidence of the victim, their family or the community”. The… Read more »

Latest articles

*Comment & Analysis
Politics.co.uk
Comment: We need legislation, not guidance

The director of public prosecutions should never have been put in this position. Parliament is abstaining from its responsibility. By Ian Dunt Today’s new guidance on assisted dying is a step in the right direction, but until we change the law in this country we won’t have a satisfactory resolution to the ugliness which can… Read more »

*Comment & Analysis
Politics.co.uk
New assisted dying policy in full

Read prosecutors’ new factors for and against prosecution in assisted dying cases here. After a lengthy consultation exercise in which nearly 5,000 responses were received, the Crown Prosecution Service will now only carry out prosecutions against those who assist people’s suicide when the ‘public interest’ requirement is satisfied. Deciding this has been met depends on… Read more »