The Christian Institute - Medical Ethics News https://www.christian.org.uk/news/medical-ethics The latest medical ethics news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Sun, 27 Sep 2020 18:04:52 +0000 Sun, 27 Sep 2020 18:04:52 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) 'Party should not back assisted suicide', SNP councillor warns https://www.christian.org.uk/news/party-should-not-back-assisted-suicide-snp-councillor-warns/ Fri, 25 Sep 2020 15:05:13 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/party-should-not-back-assisted-suicide-snp-councillor-warns/ ‘I’m glad you didn't die Mummy’: locked-in syndrome author shares story https://www.christian.org.uk/news/im-glad-you-didnt-die-mummy-locked-in-syndrome-author-shares-story/ Wed, 23 Sep 2020 14:17:22 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/im-glad-you-didnt-die-mummy-locked-in-syndrome-author-shares-story/ 'Presumed consent' organ donation in Scotland from next year https://www.christian.org.uk/news/presumed-consent-organ-donation-in-scotland-from-next-year/ Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:13:49 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/presumed-consent-organ-donation-in-scotland-from-next-year/ Woman abandons assisted suicide plan after successful treatment https://www.christian.org.uk/news/woman-abandons-assisted-suicide-plan-after-successful-treatment/ Fri, 11 Sep 2020 14:29:23 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/woman-abandons-assisted-suicide-plan-after-successful-treatment/ Mother fights hospital's attempt to withdraw child's life support before further treatment https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mother-fights-hospitals-attempt-to-withdraw-childs-life-support-before-further-treatment/ Fri, 11 Sep 2020 10:07:59 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mother-fights-hospitals-attempt-to-withdraw-childs-life-support-before-further-treatment/ NHS asked some care homes to place DNR orders on all patients during pandemic https://www.christian.org.uk/news/nhs-asked-some-care-homes-to-place-dnr-orders-on-all-patients-during-pandemic/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 13:36:53 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/nhs-asked-some-care-homes-to-place-dnr-orders-on-all-patients-during-pandemic/ Christian care charity: 'Pray that the elderly will be valued' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-care-charity-pray-that-the-elderly-will-be-valued/ Mon, 10 Aug 2020 16:09:20 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-care-charity-pray-that-the-elderly-will-be-valued/ Govt to issue new DNR guidance after threat of judicial review https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-to-issue-new-dnr-guidance-after-threat-of-judicial-review/ Tue, 21 Jul 2020 14:12:58 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-to-issue-new-dnr-guidance-after-threat-of-judicial-review/ ‘In a civilised society every life has value’, says bioethicist https://www.christian.org.uk/news/in-a-civilised-society-every-life-has-value-says-bioethicist/ Fri, 03 Jul 2020 13:38:26 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/in-a-civilised-society-every-life-has-value-says-bioethicist/ COVID-19: DNRs issued to people with learning disabilities https://www.christian.org.uk/news/covid-19-dnrs-issued-to-people-with-learning-disabilities/ Wed, 17 Jun 2020 12:00:28 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/covid-19-dnrs-issued-to-people-with-learning-disabilities/ Judge rules that patient should be allowed to die rather than live with stoma bag https://www.christian.org.uk/news/judge-rules-that-patient-should-be-allowed-to-die-rather-than-live-with-stoma-bag/ Wed, 10 Jun 2020 13:17:00 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/judge-rules-that-patient-should-be-allowed-to-die-rather-than-live-with-stoma-bag/ COVID-19: NHS warns that blanket DNRs should not be issued to vulnerable https://www.christian.org.uk/news/covid-19-nhs-warns-that-blanket-dnrs-should-not-be-issued-to-vulnerable/ Thu, 28 May 2020 11:04:59 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/covid-19-nhs-warns-that-blanket-dnrs-should-not-be-issued-to-vulnerable/ Presumed consent organ donation law now in force https://www.christian.org.uk/news/presumed-consent-organ-donation-law-now-in-force/ Wed, 20 May 2020 07:35:04 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/presumed-consent-organ-donation-law-now-in-force/ Disabled patients told NHS Trust 'saving resources for coronavirus’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/disabled-patients-told-nhs-trust-saving-resources-for-coronavirus/ Fri, 15 May 2020 14:56:34 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/disabled-patients-told-nhs-trust-saving-resources-for-coronavirus/ Girl expected to be 'vegetative' walks to raise money for NHS https://www.christian.org.uk/news/girl-expected-to-be-vegetative-walks-to-raise-money-for-nhs/ Thu, 30 Apr 2020 14:58:35 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/girl-expected-to-be-vegetative-walks-to-raise-money-for-nhs/ COVID-19: Canadian institution 'heartbroken' to suspend euthanasia https://www.christian.org.uk/news/covid-19-canadian-institution-heartbroken-to-suspend-euthanasia/ Thu, 16 Apr 2020 11:04:22 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/covid-19-canadian-institution-heartbroken-to-suspend-euthanasia/ Coronavirus: Charities ask Govt to protect vulnerable from pressure to sign DNRs https://www.christian.org.uk/news/coronavirus-charities-ask-govt-to-protect-vulnerable-from-pressure-to-sign-dnrs/ Thu, 09 Apr 2020 13:37:09 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/coronavirus-charities-ask-govt-to-protect-vulnerable-from-pressure-to-sign-dnrs/ Coronavirus: ‘Don’t brush away the lives of the elderly and disabled’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/coronavirus-dont-brush-away-the-lives-of-the-elderly-and-disabled/ Wed, 08 Apr 2020 16:00:30 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/coronavirus-dont-brush-away-the-lives-of-the-elderly-and-disabled/ Tech translates brain patterns into sentences https://www.christian.org.uk/news/tech-translates-brain-patterns-into-sentences/ Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:59:18 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/tech-translates-brain-patterns-into-sentences/ GP surgery apologises for 'Do Not Resuscitate' form sent to severely ill patients https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gp-surgery-apologises-for-do-not-resuscitate-form-sent-to-severely-ill-patients/ Fri, 03 Apr 2020 09:06:50 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gp-surgery-apologises-for-do-not-resuscitate-form-sent-to-severely-ill-patients/