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The Doctor's Life of Faith
By Janet Goodall
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London & SE Day Conference
Fruitfulness on the frontline of healthcare
Saturday 8 November, London
Full details and online booking here
juniors
CMF National Junior Doctors' Conference
Get some perspective: medicine in the light of eternity
24 - 26 October, Hothorpe Hall, Leicestershire
Full details and online booking here
audio and video

Lord Carey now supports assisted suicide

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Former Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Carey, wrote in the Daily Mail sharing his support for Lord Falconer's Assisted Dying Bill.

Listen to CMF CEO, Dr Peter Saunders, debate with Lord Falconer on BBC Radio Five Live.

Duration: 7 mins

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events

September 2014

Saline Solution - Sheffield

this event is run by CMF
When: Saturday 27 September
Where: St Timothy's Church, Sheffield
For: doctors, juniors, allied health professionals, students
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October 2014

CMF RCGP Breakfast

this event is run by CMF
When: Friday, 3 October
Where: The ACC, Liverpool
For: doctors, juniors
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Confident Christianity - Brighton

this event is run by CMF
When: Saturday 4 October 2014
Where: Holland Road Baptist Church, Hove BN3 1JN
For: Students, Doctors and Allied Professionals
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CMF Northern Conference

this event is run by CMF
When: 17-19 October
Where: Cober Hill Guest House, Cloughton, nr Scarborough
For: all medical, nursing and allied healthcare professionals, students and junior doctors.
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Who is my Neighbour? - Reading

this event is run by CMF
When: Saturday 18 October
Where: Brookside Christian Centre, Brookside Close, Earley, Reading RG6 7HG
For: All health professionals
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Saline Solution - Hampstead

this event is run by CMF
When: Saturday 18 October
Where: St John's Church, Downshire Hill, Hampstead
For: doctors, juniors, allied health professionals, students
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National Junior Doctors' Conference

this event is run by CMF
When: 24-26 October
Where: Hothorpe Hall, Leicestershire
For: all junior doctors
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November 2014

CMF Scottish Conference

this event is run by CMF
When: 7-9 November 2014
Where: Gartmore House, Aberfoyle, Stirlingshire
For: doctors, juniors, students, allied health professionals
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London & SE Conference

this event is run by CMF
When: Saturday 8 November
Where: CMF HQ, London
For: doctors, juniors, nurses and AHPs
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Scottish Conference

this event is run by CMF
When: 7-9 November 2014
Where: Gartmore House, Aberfoyle
For: doctors, juniors, students, allied health professionals, dentists
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February 2015

Delighting in the Trinity - Student Conference

this event is run by CMF
When: 13-15 February 2015
Where: Yarnfield Park, Stone, Staffordshire
For: Students
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April 2015

CMF Paediatric Breakfast

this event is run by CMF
When: Wednesday 29 April 2015
Where: The ICC, Birmingham
For: doctors, juniors
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devotional

20th September 2014: Priorities

Make me first... 1 Kings 17:13 (AV)

The choice we often face is not between the good and the bad, but between things that matter and things that matter most. None would question the legitimacy of the activity of the widow of Zarephath in assuming her family responsibility, but her wisdom was shown in acknowledging a prior claim. The request of Elijah was the claim of God upon the little she had.

It finds its reflection in the words of Jesus set against the background of a busy life and an affluent society. 'Seek first the kingdom and his righteousness' (Matt.6:33). This is the one safeguard against the thorns and thistles which choke the life of the seed.

Many of us are so taken up with important matters that we have forgotten the highest priorities. We have a habit of putting other pressing duties forward, before we attend to the highest claims of Christ. It is the thin end of a big wedge, an attitude fraught with danger, because there will be no end to such duties if we once admit the principle. Neither shall we or others lose by our putting first things first: the widow of Zarephath found her supply sufficed throughout the days of famine; the promise of Jesus is 'and all these things shall be yours as well'. The Lord is no man's debtor. It takes discipline and determination to do that which is most important first. But if we do so, the urgent things will certainly be done, and perhaps better done as a result.

Seek ye first, not earthly pleasure,
Fading joy and failing treasure,
But the love that knows no measure
Seek ye first, seek ye first.

Further reading: 1 Ki 17:8-16. Lk 10:38-42.

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press releases and submissions

Charities unite to express concern about distorted abortion debate (24/10/2013)

The Christian Medical Fellowship, CARE in Northern Ireland and the Evangelical Alliance Northern Ireland have briefed Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) this week that they are deeply concerned by the possibility of a knee-jerk legislative response based on a misunderstanding of anencephaly, abortion and Northern Ireland's abortion law....
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Failure of CPS to prosecute effectively legalises sex selection abortion in Britain, says CMF (5/9/2013)

The Christian Medical Fellowship has said that the failure of the Crown Prosecution Service to take action in recent cases of sex selection abortions and pre-signing of abortion forms raises serious questions about its role in upholding the law. The CPS has this week opted to take no further action in regard to two named doctors who sought to...
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Response to the Northern Ireland Justice Committee Consultation on abortion services - 12/9/2014

This CMF response comments on an amendment to the NI Justice (Clause 11a (Ending the Life of an Unborn Child)) that would prevent private companies or charities from offering abortion services in NI. There is no evidence that the NHS in NI lacks capacity to deal with the limited demand for abortion services and Marie Stopes International would not...

Response to Aneurin Bevan University Health Board DNACPR Policy Consultation - 24/6/2014

This CMF submission responds to a consultation document by the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board that seeks to clarify a consistent practice for 'do not attempt resuscitation' decisions. We suggest that evidence-based survival prospects, not subjective value-of-life criteria, should guide the decision-making process. Clinician prejudice, the...

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