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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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New parliamentary report on conscientious objection to abortion calls for widespread changes

A new parliamentary report has found that there is ‘widespread and increasing pressure’ on healthcare professionals to participate in abortions which is ‘in large part due to inadequate observance of the current legislation’. ‘Freedom of Conscience in Abortion Provision’, which was published on 21 July, is […]

The same sex parent debate is not about parenting but about missing parents

  ‘Talk to any child with gay parents, especially those old enough to reflect on their experiences. If you ask a child raised by a lesbian couple if they love their two moms, you’ll probably get a resounding “yes!” Ask about their father, and you […]

Young women are unknowingly putting their health at risk for £500

Journalists and commentators covering the ‘three parent’ embryos news consistently fail to consider, let alone ask the scientists about, an important ethical and safety question of direct relevance to women. There are plenty of questions asked about whether the new research will be safe for […]

NHS staffing, funding and culture after ‘Brexit’ – Christian reflections

A week is a long time in politics, it is said. But few weeks could have been quite as momentous or eventful for the citizens of the United Kingdom as this last one. Whether you awoke to the news on 24 June with joy or […]

When the foundations are being destroyed – reflections at a time of national crisis

  ‘When the foundations are being destroyed what can the righteous do?’ (Psalm 11:3) We live in times when the very foundations of our civilisation are being destroyed: the NHS with its burgeoning needs and shrinking budgets, mounting national debt, political and economic uncertainty following […]