Posts Tagged ‘National Health Service’

Organ donation campaign welcome

Thursday, February 18th, 2021

Bishops of England and Wales have welcomed a new National Health Service (NHS) campaign aimed at encouraging people to talk to their families and loved ones about their organ donation decisions. The ‘Leave Them Certain’ campaign has been launched by the NHS Blood and Transplant following a law change that has introduced an opt-out or Read more

Bishop’s warning about seriously ill Catholics in state-funded care

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Seriously ill Catholics in state-funded palliative care are at risk of being deliberately killed, a British bishop says. Bishop Philip Egan’s pastoral message followed a report which concluded 650 people died at a hospital within his diocese between 1989 and 2000 after they were given large doses of painkillers without medical justification. Egan said he Read more