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Author Index - John Wyatt

John Wyatt is Professor of Neonatal Paediatrics at University College, London, and chairman of the CMF study group.

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The fellowship of suffering (triple helix - summer 2015)

John Wyatt on the growing pressures ahead for Christian health professionals. Key points As pressures in the NHS grow, Christian health professionals need to prepare for opposition and suffering. The Bible makes a mysterious but profound connection between suffering and koinonia –'fellowship', 'participation', 'sharing', or 'communion'. Koinonia is at...

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Caring in the light of eternity (triple helix - spring 2014)

John Wyatt relates his experience of caring for a relative with dementia. key points For those with no faith, caring for people with respect seems largely an exercise in nostalgia, remembering how they were. Christians can care for people with dignity, respect and love because of the wonderful Christ-like...

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23 week babies - the price of life (triple helix - summer 2011)

The recent BBC documentary 23 week babies - the price of life represented six months of filming on the neonatal intensive care unit at Birmingham Women's Hospital. Brilliantly filmed and produced, the programme powerfully illustrated the conflicting emotions of parents confronted with a baby struggling for life at 23 weeks....

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cmf file 40 (2009) - the doctor's worldview ()

By John WyattWorldviews are the understandings each one of us has about the way the universe is. All our thoughts, beliefs and actions are based on these fundamental presuppositions abou treality, and they are therefore critical in medical ethics. Different worldviews will sometimes lead to radically different decisions.But worldviews are...

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Serving Christ in the workplace (triple helix - Christmas 2008)

The pioneer missionaries of the Christian church were motivated by a vision: a dream of a worldwide church in which people from every nation and tongue would gather together in unity. They sacrificed their lives in the hope that this vision would become a reality, yet their eyes never saw...

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Ethics (CMF news - autumn 2006)

In the last twelve months we have seen wonderful answers to prayer in the battle to prevent euthanasia and physician assisted suicide being legalised in the UK. When we consider that last summer we were staring down the barrel of Lord Joffe's third bill in the House of Lords in...

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Ethics (CMF news - summer 2006)

The last year has seen major challenges, but also some significant encouragements in the field of medical ethics. In particular the successful opposition to the Joffe Bill and the creation of the Care Not Killing Alliance, in which CMF has played such a central role, may have laid a foundation...

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Ethics (CMF news - spring 2006)

Our main focus currently is Lord Joffe's Assisted Dying for the Terminally Ill Bill, which is due for its second reading (debate stage) in the House of Lords on 12 May, the day after the anniversary of Diane Pretty's death from motor neurone disease. As featured in the CMF News...

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Ethics (CMF news - winter 2006)

Following the House of Lords Debate on the Select Committee Report on his Assisted Dying for the Terminally Ill Bill Lord Joffe announced his intention to table yet another bill under the same name. This had its first reading in the House of Lords on 9 November and is reported...

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Ethics (CMF news - autumn 2005)

The new CMF Public Policy Committee (PPC) first met in September with Trevor Stammers as chairman. CMF has played an important and increasing role in making submissions to government and other official bodies, commenting in the Christian and secular media and working behind the scenes through the BMA, in the...

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