Tag Archives: gender

Doctors who won’t prescribe contraception to unmarried women or provide sex-change operations risk being struck off, says GMC

Doctors who refuse to prescribe contraceptives to unmarried women or refuse to provide sex-change operations risk being struck off the medical register according to new draft guidance issued by their regulatory body. The new draft guidance from the General Medical Council, ‘Personal beliefs and medical […]


The GMC needs to explain why it is forcing doctors to provide sex change operations

The Mail on Sunday has today quoted my blog in a story titled ‘Doctors “forced to carry out sex-change ops” under rules meant to “marginalise Christian medics”’. The article picks up on comments I made last week about new draft guidance issued by the General […]

Sex selective abortion is devastating the health of women and girls

A UN report published yesterday (23 June) suggests that not only is sex selective abortion becoming a growing trend in many Asian countries, it is also having huge health and social consequences for women and girls. Sadly, this is not news. Over twenty years ago, […]