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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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Transplants: are the donors really, truly dead?

Organ donation has hit the headlines recently following a debate in Parliament. The Mirror claimed much of the glory with its headline: ‘’We did it!’ Organ transplant Bill to save up to 500 lives a year in England passes crucial Commons hurdle’ However, I have […]

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Back to the backstreets with abortion

After successful lobbying by abortion providers, women in Scotland are now allowed to take the abortion pill at home, in a first for the UK. Since 83% of abortions in Scotland use medical methods (abortion pills) this will have a significant impact. I’ve recently blogged […]

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NHS crisis – the role of the extended family

Discontent with the current state of the NHS, and in particular with its funding, has rumbled on with marches at the weekend; yet more proposals for a ‘hypothecated NHS tax’ to raise funds (and the counter arguments); pledges that more is being given than ever before, […]


Global Health Challenges for the Year Ahead

A year ago, I blogged about some of the global health challenges that Christians and Christian organisations would be facing in 2017. At the start of 2018 I thought it would be good to revisit some of those issues and look to others that are […]


Protecting Freedom of Conscience

As Christians we are called to respect the governing authorities as they are instituted by God himself (Romans 13:1,2). But are there limits? What should we do if they try to force us to do something we believe is wrong? The ‘Free Conscience’ campaign, launched […]