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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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Open letter to the BBC regarding inaccurate and unethical reporting on Bell vs. Tavistock

This letter originally signed by 15 doctors (including myself) and psychologists was sent to the Director General of the BBC just before Christmas. The letter has been made public although not all original signatories were able to make their names public for fear of reprisal. […]

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COVID-19 Vaccines: making ethical decisions that value human life

As the first COVID-19 vaccines are rolled out, many people are asking how Christians should think about the safety of vaccines developed and tested so quickly, the ethical issues surrounding their connection with tissue derived from an aborted fetus, and the questions around the equitable […]

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Court rules that puberty blockers are ‘experimental treatment’

A judgement handed down from the High Court yesterday (1 December 2020) ruled that puberty blockers (PBs) and cross-sex hormones (CSH) are ‘innovative and experimental’ treatments and that it is unlikely that children and young people will be able to give informed consent to the […]

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Irreversible Damage – the betrayal of our teenage girls…by the medical profession

In our current climate, it takes courage to write a book critiquing the transgender movement. But that is what Wall Street Journal journalist Abigail Shrier has done. I confess that I was sceptical when approaching the book given the title: ‘Irreversible Damage – The Transgender […]

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COVID-19 vaccines: the wider ethical questions for Christians

As the global COVID-19 pandemic continues with no apparent end in sight to the death toll and disruption to our lives, scientists are desperately seeking a means to end the crisis. Perhaps our biggest hope is a successful vaccine. The Pfizer BioNTech and the Moderna candidates […]