Navigation Links
Bishop Warns Against Change in Mercy Killing Laws

The Bishop of Manchester has come out strongly against euthanasia saying that the proposed changes in the law would increase the cases of mercy killing of "unwanted children." //

"As some paediatricians have said, implicit in the legislative proposals is the possibility that assisted dying could eventually apply to children - not least those born unwanted or `damaged'," Bishop Nigel was quoted as saying in the Manchester Diocese magazine, Crux. "The slippery slope argument is much denied but already in Holland mercy killings have been extended to other groups." He added that many doctors themselves were against the changes to the law, "With good palliative care, most deaths can be dignified and free from pain. This country is a world leader in palliative medicine and our hospice movement is a prime example of providing care that enables people to die well. The consequences of a change in the law would include extra pressure on vulnerable people at a time when they have lessened ability to make judgments." He added that the sacred doctor-patient relationship could also be damaged. However the pro-euthanasia group Dignity in Dying disagreed with the Bishop's views, "They realize this is not a theological issue, it is one about human beings asking to be treated with compassion when they are in enormous distress with a terminal illness," a spokesman for the group said. "It's time for Church leaders to put away their prejudices and pay attention to the evidence before their own eyes."
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Paracetamol May Cause Live Damage Warns Consumer Education and Research Centre
2. Study Warns About The Use Of Popular Asthma Drug To Stop Childrens Coughs
3. ADB Report Warns of Bird-Flu Catastrophe
4. FDA Warns Against Birth-Control Patch
5. Charlotte Church Warns kiss n tell girls not to flirt with Henson
6. UK Committee Warns on Food Shortages Due to Flu Epidemic
7. NHS Audit Commission Warns Possible Financial Collapse In Sussex And Surrey
8. Manitoba Ombudsman Warns Pharmacists
9. FDA Warns VaxGen On Anthrax Vaccine
10. Doctors In New Zealand Warns Against Using Ayurveda Medicines
11. Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Warns Of Further Job Losses
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/24/2017)... ... January 24, 2017 , ... OMI Industries, a worldwide ... a distribution partnership with Byers Scientific & Manufacturing , a leading designer, ... the agreement, OMI Industries formulated a special version of Ecosorb® for Byers Scientific ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... ... ... This Saturday, January 28, the BCFA presents more than 20 local performances including Chinese ... Yifan Zhou, Mara McClain & Sarah Nordlund Dennis. Local chefs and restaurants provide a ... Chinese games, crafts & more. Festivities begin at 11:00 am and end at 2:30 ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... ... January 24, 2017 , ... The results from the ... everyone and particularly good news for prostate cancer patients: incidents of cancer is down ... to the report the cancer death rate has dropped from its peak of 215.1 ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... ... January 24, 2017 , ... Today, Taza ... latest award-winning bottles, designed specifically to optimize the drinking experience for K-Cup coffee, ... renowned for introducing the world’s first untouched bottled water purposed exclusively for creating ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... ... January 24, 2017 , ... “Choosing ... like finances, friendship, marriage, leadership, gossip, prostitution, adultery, anger, and common sense. ... Dr. Judith Coats and Dr. David Coats. In September of 1983, they flew ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/24/2017)... DIEGO , Jan. 24, 2017 ... in clinical materials management services, is pleased to ... of Operations. Kevin joins the Sherpa team to ... the highest level of service excellence. ... chain and pharmaceutical manufacturing industries. He has extensive ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... BERWYN, Pa. , Jan. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... Phase 2 biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies for ... diseases, today announced the appointment of four world-class ... (SAB). These new appointments join QR Pharma,s previous ... strategic leadership and direction to support the development ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... FRANCISCO , January 24, 2017 The global  ... USD 239.8 billion by 2025, based on a new report by Grand ... cancer is projected to drive the market over the forecast period. Advancements ... are also estimated to boost growth.  Continue ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: