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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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24/7 NHS – will it work?

The first major policy announcement from the re-elected Prime Minister on Monday was, perhaps rather surprisingly, about the NHS.  This may be because the whole topic of the future of the health service was kicked around a lot at the General Election and there are, no […]

More evidence of a possible link between abortion and breast cancer

The authors of a newly published research paper on the genetic regulation of breast cancer formation have made a surprising admission. It is hidden away in an interview the authors gave about their findings, where they state, almost in passing, that: ‘…there is an increased […]

Nepal – facing up to further tragedy

As if things in Nepal weren’t already bad enough, early on Tuesday morning a second, massive earthquake hit, 47 miles northeast of the capital Kathmandu. Not as powerful as the earthquake that cost over 8,000 lives last week, it was still powerful enough (7.3-magnitude) to […]

Clegg calls for increase in use of surrogacy in the UK

Speaking to the PinkNews website recently, Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg said surrogacy could, and should, be a great help for same-sex couples wanting to start a family: ‘Families come in all different shapes and sizes and there will almost certainly be more and more […]

Nepal earthquake – a helping hand in a shaken land

Utter devastation. At least 5,500 dead, thousands more injured and 70,000 homes destroyed. This is the scale of last Saturday’s earthquake in Nepal. The world reacted immediately – as it now can and does in these types of disasters, thanks to news outlets and social […]