Tag Archives: organ donation

Beginning of Life issues in 2017: what will we be talking about this year?

2017 will be another busy and challenging year on beginning of life issues Abortion October 2017 marks the 50th Anniversary of the 1967 Abortion Act. Throughout the year this significant anniversary will generate media publicity, events, stories from women and will fire up campaigns by […]

Organ donation – Giving the gift of life

Two CMF members are using the Christmas season to share a special message about God’s love. As Christians get ready to celebrate the birth of Jesus, Justin Thacker and Simon Howell are using their experiences to ask others to share Christ’s love and service in […]

Organ donation now on the agenda in Northern Ireland

Wales has finally passed controversial legislation to bring in presumed consent for organ donation by 2015. Now it seems that Northern Ireland may be next in line to change their law on donation. Currently in Northern Ireland (as in the rest of the UK, other […]

Controversial policies on organ donation pushed by the BMA and ‘leading doctor’

I support organ donation.  In 2013 there were 7,250 people on the UK waiting list for a transplant. The altruistic gift aspect of donation, which arises from fully informed consent, resonates with our Christian obligation to love our neighbours as ourselves. The word ‘donate’ is derived […]

Welsh plans to introduce a system of presumed consent for organ donation are both unnecessary and unethical

I was recently interviewed by Emily Graves of Crossrhythms Radio about Welsh plans to introduce a system of presumed consent for organ donation. The following is an extract from the interview. The full transcript is available on line. Emily: Please could you start by outlining […]