Jennie Pollock

Associate Head of Public Policy
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Jennie Pollock is the Associate Head of Public Policy at the Christian Medical Fellowship, and a part-time freelance writer and editor. She has an MA in Philosophy and loves to think, read and write about the assumptions underpinning our cultural values.
Jennie Pollock

Recent blog posts written by Jennie Pollock

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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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Reflecting God’s image or usurping his position?

For as long as humans have been keeping records, they have been recording their fight against the ultimate enemy – death. Up until a certain point in history, every new advance in technology was aimed at postponing the hour when the grim reaper would come […]

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Bad news for the unborn

The latest figures from the ONS reveal that by the beginning of June, 47,820 people in England and Wales had died as a result of contracting COVID-19. Half a million had died worldwide. Yet there is a greater killer at large, one whose death toll, […]

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The NHS quietly changes its transgender guidance

Last week in The Spectator, James Kirkup revealed that the NHS had amended its transgender guidance for children. It is unclear whether or not this is directly related to the legal challenges currently being mounted by children, parents and young adults who say that transitioning […]