Two Roman Catholic midwives have today won a landmark legal battle to avoid taking any part in abortion procedures. Mary Doogan, 58, and Concepta Wood, 52, (pictured) lost a previous case against NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (GGC) when the court ruled that their human […]
GMC and RCM must now move urgently to review their abortion guidance in light of Glasgow midwives court ruling
The GMC’s new guidance on ‘Personal Beliefs and Medical Practice’ – how effectively does it address our concerns?
The General Medical Council published its new guidance on‘Personal Beliefs and Medical Practice’ (PBMP) earlier this week. This was one of ten supplementary documents accompanying its core Guidance ‘Good Medical Practice’ – all of which were released on the same day. Last year I outlined […]
Speaking out for truth and justice is just one of many responsibilities we have as Christians. But I suspect it is the one that we most willingly shirk, simply because it can be so costly. Being a Christian is costly in many ways. It is […]
Two Roman Catholic midwives who lost a legal battle to avoid taking part in abortion procedures have launched an appeal at the Court of Session. The outcome of the case will be crucial in defining the scope of the conscientious objection clause in the 1967 […]
On 14 June the General Medical Council’s Investigation Committee reprimanded a Christian doctor who shared his faith with a patient at the end of a private consultation. They ruled that his actions ‘did not meet the standards required of a doctor’. Dr Richard Scott (pictured) […]