Published: 23rd June 2011
On April 4 2011 the Nuffield Council issued a consultation calling for views and evidence on the ethical issues raised by emerging biotechnologies. (www.nuffieldbioethics.org
The Nuffield Council is interested in the way society and policy makers respond to new biotechnologies and how benefits from these technologies can be secured in an ethically appropriate manner. Following the questions set out by the Council in their consultation paper, the CMF submission details some of the common ethical issues raised by emerging biotechnologies and the implications for policy, governance and public engagement.
The CMF submission, sent on June 23 2011 can be found here.
Philippa Taylor (CMF Head of Public Policy) 020 7234 9664
Steven Fouch (CMF Head of Communications) 020 7234 9668
Alistair Thompson on 07970 162 225
Christian Medical Fellowship (CMF) was founded in 1949 and is an interdenominational organisation with over 4,000 British doctor members in all branches of medicine. A registered charity, it is linked to about 65 similar bodies in other countries throughout the world.
CMF exists to unite Christian doctors to pursue the highest ethical standards in Christian and professional life and to increase faith in Christ and acceptance of his ethical teaching.