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 Sat, 16 Jan 2021 17:01:24 +0000 Sat, 16 Jan 2021 17:01:24 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) UCL apologises for promoting eugenics https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ucl-apologises-for-promoting-eugenics/ Fri, 15 Jan 2021 16:27:26 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ucl-apologises-for-promoting-eugenics/ ‘Assault on Scots assisted suicide protections out of touch, dangerous and desperate’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/assault-on-scot-assisted-suicide-protections-out-of-touch-dangerous-and-desperate/ Mon, 11 Jan 2021 11:34:04 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/assault-on-scot-assisted-suicide-protections-out-of-touch-dangerous-and-desperate/ Pensioners fight back against ‘draconian DNRs’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/pensioners-fight-back-against-draconian-dnrs/ Thu, 24 Dec 2020 08:44:30 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/pensioners-fight-back-against-draconian-dnrs/ More evidence of 'routine DNRs' being issued comes to light https://www.christian.org.uk/news/more-evidence-of-routine-dnrs-being-issued-come-to-light/ Tue, 22 Dec 2020 09:16:34 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/more-evidence-of-routine-dnrs-being-issued-come-to-light/ Blanket DNRs may have led to ‘avoidable death’, inquiry finds https://www.christian.org.uk/news/blanket-dnrs-may-have-led-to-avoidable-death-inquiry-finds/ Fri, 04 Dec 2020 17:05:41 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/blanket-dnrs-may-have-led-to-avoidable-death-inquiry-finds/ NHS announces 'immediate suspension' of trans hormone referrals for under-16s https://www.christian.org.uk/news/nhs-announces-immediate-suspension-of-trans-hormone-referrals-for-under-16s/ Wed, 02 Dec 2020 12:24:49 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/nhs-announces-immediate-suspension-of-trans-hormone-referrals-for-under-16s/ High Court rules to protect children from 'life changing' trans drugs https://www.christian.org.uk/news/high-court-rules-to-protect-children-from-life-changing-trans-drugs/ Tue, 01 Dec 2020 15:11:35 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/high-court-rules-to-protect-children-from-life-changing-trans-drugs/ Call for review into number of DNARs in Scotland as patients 'not informed' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/call-for-review-into-number-of-dnars-in-scotland-as-patients-not-informed/ Thu, 19 Nov 2020 11:32:52 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/call-for-review-into-number-of-dnars-in-scotland-as-patients-not-informed/ NZ referendum legalises euthanasia and assisted suicide https://www.christian.org.uk/news/nz-referendum-legalises-euthanasia-and-assisted-suicide/ Mon, 09 Nov 2020 11:38:19 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/nz-referendum-legalises-euthanasia-and-assisted-suicide/ Activists prepare for third assault on Scotland’s assisted suicide protections https://www.christian.org.uk/news/activists-prepare-for-third-assault-on-scotlands-assisted-suicide-protections/ Thu, 29 Oct 2020 09:57:29 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/activists-prepare-for-third-assault-on-scotlands-assisted-suicide-protections/ ‘Disability abortion bias must not happen’, says Govt Minister https://www.christian.org.uk/news/disability-abortion-bias-must-not-happen-says-govt-minister/ Wed, 28 Oct 2020 10:40:26 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/disability-abortion-bias-must-not-happen-says-govt-minister/ Netherlands approves euthanasia for under 12s https://www.christian.org.uk/news/netherlands-approves-euthanasia-for-under-12s/ Fri, 16 Oct 2020 14:42:38 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/netherlands-approves-euthanasia-for-under-12s/ COVID-19: Investigation launched into blanket DNRs https://www.christian.org.uk/news/covid-19-investigation-launched-into-blanket-dnrs/ Thu, 15 Oct 2020 09:49:08 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/covid-19-investigation-launched-into-blanket-dnrs/ BMA docs support assisted suicide - but not being involved https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bma-docs-support-assisted-suicide-but-not-being-involved/ Fri, 09 Oct 2020 15:06:30 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bma-docs-support-assisted-suicide-but-not-being-involved/ Suspended GP exploits loophole to prescribe ‘sex change’ drugs to children https://www.christian.org.uk/news/suspended-gp-exploits-loophole-to-prescribe-sex-change-drugs-to-children/ Fri, 09 Oct 2020 13:58:56 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/suspended-gp-exploits-loophole-to-prescribe-sex-change-drugs-to-children/ Dutch assisted suicide ‘a cautionary tale’ for UK, experts tell MPs https://www.christian.org.uk/news/dutch-assisted-suicide-a-cautionary-tale-for-uk-experts-tell-mps/ Fri, 02 Oct 2020 13:40:04 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/dutch-assisted-suicide-a-cautionary-tale-for-uk-experts-tell-mps/ Vulnerable on ‘slippery slope’ to assisted suicide, warns former Cameron aide https://www.christian.org.uk/news/vulnerable-on-slippery-slope-to-assisted-suicide-warns-former-cameron-aide/ Fri, 02 Oct 2020 10:51:21 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/vulnerable-on-slippery-slope-to-assisted-suicide-warns-former-cameron-aide/ '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/