Bioethics

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The Scotsman

Gordon Macdonald writes for The Scotsman on Proposals to Change the Organ Donation System in Scotland

10th Feb 2017
Rachael Adams

Gordon Macdonald, CARE for Scotland's Parliamentary Officer penned an article for The Scotsman, focusing on why changing Scotland's current laws on organ donation to one of 'presumed consent' leads to ethical dilemmas. 

Nola Leach writes for Christian Today - "3-Parent Babies: Unethical, Unproven, Dangerous And Unnecessary"

16th Dec 2016
Rachael Adams

In light of the HFEA's decision to approve the 3-parent baby technique Nola Leach, CARE's CEO has written an article for Christian Today warning about how the technique is: 'unethical, unproven, dangerous and unnecessary'. 

Dan Boucher speaks to Premier

1st Dec 2016
Rachael Adams

With the three-parent baby technique close to approval, CARE's Director of Parliamentary Affairs Dan Boucher talks to Premier Christian Radio about the major concerns CARE has regarding the technique including the negative impact it potentially will

mother and baby holding hands

Nola Leach: NIPT- Can We Cope With The Unethical Consequences?

5th Oct 2016
Rachael Adams

NIPT: Can We Cope With The Unethical Consequences? By Nola Leach, CEO for CARE  

Dan Boucher quoted on Christian Today

5th Oct 2016
Rachael Adams

CARE's Director of parliamentary affairs Dr Dan Boucher slams the three-parent baby technique as 'risky, harmful and unethical' and urges the government to review the very real ethical concerns around the procedure.

Lessons on Life-Taking Legislation from Canada

21st Jun 2016
Anonymous (not verified)

In light of Canada’s radical decriminalisation of “medical assistance in dying”, what lessons should the UK learn? Samuel Basden, writing for CARE, takes a look.

Major flaw found in three-parent baby technique

20th May 2016
James Mildred

Scientists in New York have identified a major flaw in the controversial three parent baby IVF technique.

Go ahead given to edit human embryos

1st Feb 2016
James Mildred

Scientists at the Francis Crick Institute in London have been given permission today by the HFEA to begin genetically modifying human embryos, becoming the first UK-based researchers to do so.

NI Assembly Stormont

CARE gives evidence on organ donation to the Northern Ireland Assembly

8th Jan 2016
Louise Gleich

On Wednesday, Mark Baillie CARE for Northern Ireland’s Public Affairs Officer gave evidence to the Health Committee at Stormont on the proposed Human Transplantation Bill.

Concern over Court of Protection ruling allowing MS sufferer to die

27th Nov 2015
Chris Buttenshaw

In what has been described as a “landmark legal ruling”, the Court of Protection has ruled that a 68-year old woman suffering with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) should have artificial nutrition and hydration withdrawn and be “allowed to die”.  This is a de

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