Medical science now allows us to live longer than ever before. So living with pain and dying well have become major concerns for the general community, health practitioners, church groups and politicians.
Should these issues be decided in private by individuals or must we legislate ethical guidelines?
Dr Rodney Syme has been an advocate for medically assisted dying for more than twenty years. In Time to Die he reflects on those living and dying in pain and shares their stories. Dr Syme makes a powerful case for extending the right to die to those whose suffering is unbearable.