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CMF eNewsletter 2012 #10

Published: 16th August 2012
'Right to die' cases rejected by High Court
Three High Court judges have rejected two high profile 'right to die' cases. A judgement has been handed down for the cases of Tony Nicklinson and 'Martin' today. Read more in this blog post.

Starting medical school?
Today is A-Level results day. For those who are successful and heading to medical school, CMF's Student department has produced a video introduction for Freshers. Find out more here.

Transforming lives in Nepal
A compelling story of one CMF member's missionary work in Nepal – Dr Shirley Heywood tells how physical healing led a nine-year-old girl and her family to become Christians. Watch it here.

Junior Doctors – keep praying and supporting!
Many Junior Doctors will still be settling into their new roles. CMF has a number of resources to help, including a blog post full of biblical wisdom, a book Surviving the Foundation Years, and our essential hardback read – Foundations. Also find out about our Welcome Scheme for new doctors and consider being a Welcomer yourself.

Trisomy 13 and 18 – recognising dignity and hope
New research, highlighted by Dr Peter Saunders, suggests families of children with significant disabilities indicate that their lives are enriched. The study in the journal Pediatrics looks at children with trisomy 13 and 18 (Patau's and Edwards' syndrome respectively). Read the blog post here.

CMF conferences – book now!
Need refreshing? Need a challenge? Need wisdom? There's a CMF conference for you this autumn. Go to our events page to find out more. And view and listen to media from previous conferences here.

events

August
29-30 KLICE/ CMF: Medical ethics for the 21st century, Tyndale House, Cambridge

September
15 Juniors' MMC Day (Careers Day) London (accommodation available with London CMF members)
20 CMF Breakfast at AAGBI Annual Conference, Bournemouth
27 Nurses Refreshment Dinner, London

October
5 CMF breakfast at RCGP Annual Primary Care Conference, Glasgow
6 Board of Trustees, London
5-7 CMF Northern Conference, Scarborough
13 Saline Solution - Nottingham
20 God Loves the NHS Conference, London
21 Healthcare Sunday
26-28 Junior Doctors' Conference, Hothorpe Hall, Leicestershire

November
3 London & SE Day Conference, London
9-11 Scottish Conference, Stirling
17 Oxford Day Conference
18-19 Parish Nursing Symposium, Hothorpe Hall, Leicestershire
24 Who is my Neighbour? Cardiff
24 CMF Psychiatry Day ConferenceVenue to be announced shortly
29 Nurses' Refreshment Dinner, London

'Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory…' Ephesians 3:20-21

God bless you as you live and work for him
Catherine Butcher
CMF Head of Communications

For further information:

Steven Fouch (CMF Head of Communications) 020 7234 9668

Media Enquiries:

Alistair Thompson on 07970 162 225

About CMF:

Christian Medical Fellowship (CMF) was founded in 1949 and is an interdenominational organisation with over 5,000 doctors, 900medical and nursing students and 300 nurses and midwives as members in all branches of medicine, nursing and midwifery. A registered charity, it is linked to over 100 similar bodies in other countries throughout the world.

CMF exists to unite Christian healthcare professionals to pursue the highest ethical standards in Christian and professional life and to increase faith in Christ and acceptance of his ethical teaching.

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