Tags: Secular Medical Forum
Posted: Tue, 07 Mar 2017
The National Secular Society (NSS) has responded positively to a consultation on new guidelines for pharmacists which prioritises patients' healthcare needs over pharmacy professionals' religious views.
Posted: Wed, 29 Jun 2016
Secularists have urged the General Pharmaceutical Council to ensure that pharmacists set aside their personal religious beliefs if they conflict with a patient's medical needs.
Posted: Thu, 15 Oct 2015
Doctor Antony Lempert of the Secular Medical Forum (SMF) has strongly criticised an NHS Trust for advertising a "Spiritual Healer" post to work with breast cancer patients.
Judge rules seriously ill teenager should receive treatment involving “blood products” against mother’s religious objections
Posted: Fri, 01 Aug 2014
A High Court Judge has ruled that doctors can administer "plasma exchange treatment" to a seriously ill teenager after the boy's mother objected on religious grounds.
Posted: Wed, 17 Apr 2013
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.