Posts Tagged ‘National Health Service’

Research on transgender children puts target on paediatrician’s back

Monday, April 29th, 2024

The paediatrician whose research project found false information about transgender children’s treatment puts them “at risk” is now at risk herself. Dr Hilary Cass says she’s been told not to travel on public transport because of fears for her safety. Detractors – including an MP – have been spreading “vile disinformation” around her report for Read more

England’s National Health Service ends puberty blockers for kids

Thursday, March 14th, 2024

Doctors in England can no longer prescribe puberty blockers to children to facilitate a gender transition, according to an announcement from the country’s public health care system, the National Health Service (NHS). “Puberty blockers … are not available to children and young people for gender incongruence or gender dysphoria because there is not enough evidence Read more

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