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Welcome to the Christian Medical Fellowship blogs. Here you will find comment on a wide range of topical issues at the interface of Christianity and medicine. Although all blog posts are reviewed by an editorial team, our blog authors all write in a personal capacity and the views expressed are not necessarily those of CMF. We encourage interaction and debate so please feel free to contribute to the discussion.

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Freedom of conscience in the new Nursing and Midwifery Council Code of Conduct

A new year seems a good time to launch a new set of guidelines, and the NMC have chosen this January to launch their extensively re-written ‘Code of Standards of conduct, performance and ethics for good nursing and midwifery practice’ (usually just know as ‘The […]

Disaster response: Malawi faces floods

  Many people here daily live life on the edge, so it doesn’t take much to push it over into an emergency. As Malawi last week experienced its usual annual rainfall during just three days, we found ourselves experiencing a natural disaster. Early signs of […]

Why abortion is not the best solution for pregnancy following rape or incest

This incredibly difficult and sensitive issue has come into public discussion again as the Northern Ireland Department of Justice reviews their law on abortion. The Department is proposing a change to the current, restrictive, law in Northern Ireland, to permit abortion where the unborn baby […]

Why have we become so scared of disability?

When I went to see the midwife at 36 weeks of pregnancy, I did not expect to find myself leaving in the back of an ambulance. My BP was 200/115 and there were 4 pluses of protein in my urine. My non-medical husband was bewildered […]

Buffer zones – a form of subverting freedom of speech and real choice

It would appear that once again, liberties are under threat of being curtailed by the proponents of the pro-abortion brigade. Yvette Cooper, the shadow home secretary, has called for ‘buffer zones’ around abortion clinics to ‘protect women from harassment.’ A buffer zone is an area […]