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Would you refuse a dying man water?

Drs. Cole and Treloar have written about concerns  with  the Mental  Capacity  Act.  First published in the Catholic Medical Quarterly. You  can read the full  article here on pages 13 to  17

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The Supreme Court Ruling on Nutrition and Hydration: a nursing view

This letter was published in the Daily Telegraph on 3rd August  2018. It was written by  Theresa Lynch  from  Pro-life nurses Sir – The Supreme Court has ruled that, when…

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Withdrawal of Food and Fluids- Supreme Court Judgement

Issued by  the Medical  Ethics Alliance on 30th  July 2018 In the light of today`s ruling by the Supreme Court that food and fluid , if delivered by tube, can…

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An appeal to the British Medical Association: medical mediation in an attempt to resolve conflicts between parents and clinicians over the management of very sick or incurable children.

This appeal was made to the British Medical Association in June 2018 An urgent appeal is to be made to the British Medical Association Annual Representative Meeting to consider a motion…

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Charter to protect the rights of terminally ill children

Bambino Gesu Hospital Charter to Protect the Rights of Terminally Ill Children The Medical  Ethics Alliance commends the Bambino  Gesu  Hospital  (the Vatican’s children’s hospital) for it’s  charter to protect the…

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Declaration in suport of Conscientious Objection in Healthcare

Lord Alton has encouraged us to  sign up to Professor David Oderberg’s excellent declaration.  Prof Oderburg is from  Reading University. Declaration in Support of Conscientious Objection in Health Care The…

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Consent for Organ Donation after Death

Consent for Organ Donation after Death 16th February  2018A current government consultation is taking place on consent for organ and tissue donation after death. It concerns a proposal for presumed…

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Conscientious Objection (Medical Activities) Bill

The Conscientious Objection (Medical Activities) Bill was debated in the House of Lords on [HL] Friday 26th January 2018. With  strong support from  the MEA here we present Lord Altons speech. Lord Alton…

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Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Abortion Act – Catholic Bishops of England and Scotland 17 Oct 2017

We have the highest regard for every woman who, in difficult and adverse conditions, has made the courageous decision to continue her pregnancy and give birth to her child. We…