Members leave Committee for a More Dignified Death in protest

Two members will not take part in an “invariable” focus on setting up models for a possible introduction of active euthanasia and assisted suicide in Denmark.

The debate on assisted dying and euthanasia sparks fierce debate in Denmark. Photo: Pixabay

Doctor Emma Helledie and nurse Jesper Grud Rasmussen.have announced their resignation in an open letter to the committee and Minister of Health Sophie Løhde. Emma Helledie is a ward physician at the Palliative Care Unit at Aarhus University Hospital. She will not be part of recommendations for concrete models for euthanasia. “I don’t think that […]

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