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Vaccinating our kids against Covid

COVID-19 has affected us all in different ways over the past two years. For most of us, our lives have looked completely different to how they were before 2020 and how we expected them to be. In the spring of 2020, when deaths from or […]

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Vaccine Mandates: A defining justice issue for our professions?

“I’ve worked for two years throughout this pandemic…with inadequate PPE…overtime…seeing many die in front of me. And now I’m going to lose my job”. This is just one story of many I have heard from colleagues who stand to lose their jobs when the government’s […]

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Wrongful conception – the latest weapon in culling disability?

At the end of November, in the High Court, the case of Toombes v Dr Philip Mitchell was heard before Rosalind Coe QC, acting judge. The claimant, 20-year-old Evie Toombes, sued her mother’s GP, Dr Mitchell, on the grounds of her own wrongful conception. Had […]

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Always Covid and never Christmas?

What kind of Christmas are you looking forward to? This is the second one impacted by Covid and its restrictions, anxieties, and irritations. How many more? Will it always be like this? Always Covid and never Christmas, or at least never Christmas as it used […]

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Assisted dying – far better help is available than most realise

Far better help is available for patients in great suffering and distress than many people realise. A CMF member shares two stories she has included in her response to the assisted suicide consultation. Liam McArthur MSP is currently holding a consultation on whether to introduce […]