Posted: Wed, 17 Apr 2013 12:47
Secular doctors have called on the GMC to urgently revise guidance that allows religious doctors to opt out of providing a particular procedure on the grounds of belief.
Posted: Tue, 27 Nov 2012 10:59
The Presidents of the European Council and European Commission today heard a plea for greater protection for pregnant women's right to life following the death of Savita Halappanavar in Ireland.
Posted: Thu, 22 Nov 2012 15:46
The Irish Government has paid substantial compensation to a woman who was forced to travel abroad for an abortion, despite being terminally ill with cancer.
Posted: Thu, 01 Nov 2012 15:48
Poland's harsh anti-abortion laws were condemned this week by the European Court of Human Rights after an almost unbelievably callous series of events were inflicted on a teenage victim of rape.
Posted: Fri, 19 Oct 2012 12:13
Welsh Liberal Democrats have voted in favour of a motion calling for an end to public funding of the hospital chaplaincy service.
Posted: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 09:56
The GP Dr Richard Scott who was disciplined by the General Medical Council for distressing one of his patients by trying to persuade him to change his religion has said that he intends to continue with his proselytising activities.
Posted: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 11:31
Three Christian MPs are trying to overturn an advertising ban on claims that 'God can heal'. They are Gary Streeter (Con), Gavin Shuker (Lab) and Tim Farron (Lib Dem).
Posted: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 16:37
Two Catholic midwives have lost a legal battle after claiming that being asked to supervise nurses involved in abortion procedures violated their religious conscience.
Posted: Tue, 17 Jan 2012 12:55
Pro-choice groups in Ireland have expressed hopes that a new expert committee set up by the Government will recommend that the laws on abortion will be relaxed.
Posted: Fri, 18 Nov 2011 13:24
A Hartlepool woman has been refused the morning after pill by a pharmacist on the grounds of "religious conscience". The 29 year old woman was reportedly "stunned" when told she would would have to go elsewhere as the pharmacist wouldn't fulfil the prescription due to religious objections.