Category Archives: Volume 7

DYING THE LIVERPOOL WAY

Palliative care has been polluted by politics as governments seek to reduce the cost of health care. Faced with an ageing population and limited resources, end-of-life care is high on the political agenda. Terminal or palliative sedation is potentially dangerous … Continue reading

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Statement of Islamic medical care principles regarding doctors and others providing medical care

Doctors should do their best to preserve and protect the life of the patient (Hippocratic tradition). The Intention should be always pro-life and all actions should reflect that. Efforts should be made to return the patient to good health. In … Continue reading

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Response to the GMC draft document “Personal Beliefs and Medical Practice”

Introduction The Medical Ethics Alliance is a coalition of six World Faiths and Hippocratic medical and nursing bodies. It seeks to inform and initiate discussion within and without the  profession where ethical matters are involved. We have studied the draft … Continue reading

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The Gdansk Declaration of the XI th Congress of the European Federation of Catholic Medical Associations

Gdansk, 14 September 2008 Conscious of the trust placed in us as physicians and defenders of life, of the progress in medical knowledge and technologies, and of the ever better understanding gained into the physical, psychological, educational, spiritual, religious and … Continue reading

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Doctors` roles and responsibilities in child protection

The Medical Ethics Alliance is a coalition of 6 medical and nursing  Hippocratic and World Faith bodies. buy zithromax online It is happy to respond to the GMC consultation. The author of this response is a consultant community paediatrician and … Continue reading

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