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Organ donation- how can we increase numbers without compromising our ethics?

We are facing an organ donation crisis. The need for organ transplants is currently outstripping the supply of donated organs. This can be seen plainly from the statistics, where, in the period 2015/16, 4,605 total organ transplants were undertaken in the UK, but 6,463 were […]

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Organ donation – Giving the gift of life

Two CMF members are using the Christmas season to share a special message about God’s love. As Christians get ready to celebrate the birth of Jesus, Justin Thacker and Simon Howell are using their experiences to ask others to share Christ’s love and service in […]

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Womb transplants: should we be concerned?

  This week, the Health Research Authority granted ethical approval for a trial of ten uterine transplants, with a view to allowing women without a womb a chance to conceive and carry their own child. This follows on from three successful pregnancies in Sweden over […]

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Controversial policies on organ donation pushed by the BMA and ‘leading doctor’

I support organ donation.  In 2013 there were 7,250 people on the UK waiting list for a transplant. The altruistic gift aspect of donation, which arises from fully informed consent, resonates with our Christian obligation to love our neighbours as ourselves. The word ‘donate’ is derived […]