Ms Purdy, whose legal action was supported by Dignity inDying - formerly the Voluntary Euthanasia Society - was diagnosed with primary progressiveMS in 1995.
What does VES stand for?
VES stands for Voluntary Euthanasia Society
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Ms Purdy, whose legal action is supported by Dignity in Dying - formerly the Voluntary Euthanasia Society - was diagnosed with MS in 1995 and has been a wheelchair user since 2001.
Byline: J Parfitt I HAVE been a member of the Voluntary Euthanasia Society (now renamed Dignity in Dying) for many years and was with my wife when she died at home of cancer of the oesophagus the Christmas before last aged 89.
Deborah Annetts, chief executive of Dignity in Dying, formerly known as the Voluntary Euthanasia Society, described Dr Turner's case as "truly heart-breaking".
The Voluntary Euthanasia Society says it is becoming Dignity in Dying because it wants to cover all end-of-life situations and not just assisted dying.
Some doctors act compassionately on patients' wishes, but some clearly act without consent," said Deborah Annetts, of the Voluntary Euthanasia Society.
The Voluntary Euthanasia Society, Britain's leading euthanasia campaign group, is to change its name.
The Voluntary Euthanasia Society said the case showed the law on doctor-patient relationships lacked clarity.