The NHS can make terrible mistakes. But its basic principle – healthcare provision based on need – is congruent with Church teaching

Boots accused BPAS of ‘facilitation and tacit encouragement of personal abuse’

If abortion confers no health benefit, why is it within the purview of the NHS?

300 doctors have signed a letter objecting to the new test amid fears its introduction is ‘on economic grounds’

Two books highlight a pair of doctors who truly recognised the privileged position they were in

As a young doctor on a cancer ward, I consoled myself with drink and
New Age nonsense. Then one evening I stepped into a chamber of horrors

Catholic Medical Association says draft guidance ‘unquestionably replicates’ key failing of Liverpool Care Pathway

One of the most trenchant critics of the Liverpool Care Pathway says that new guidelines on the care of dying patients are, if anything, even worse

Professor Patrick Pullicino has criticised new guidelines on end-of-life care

Underage girls are being fitted with contraceptive implants without parental consent: this has to stop