Guidance on Conscientious Objection to Abortion for Healthcare Workers in Northern Ireland

I'm sure you're wondering where you stand if you don't want to be a part of abortion in your workplace. I've read through the guidance from the UK Government, the recent RCGP guidance, looked at the GMC guidance and considered the NMC guidance on consciencious objection in an effort to think through the implications and … Continue reading Guidance on Conscientious Objection to Abortion for Healthcare Workers in Northern Ireland

Guidance on responding to the public consultation on abortion in NI

The public consultation on abortion in Northern Ireland opened on 4th November. It's a long read, and the 15 questions being asked demand some thought. To that effect, I've summarised it and given suggested responses, based on a Christian and Pro-life perspective. Foreword The Secretary of State in his foreword acknowledges that these matters should … Continue reading Guidance on responding to the public consultation on abortion in NI

An open letter against abortion in Northern Ireland

open letter in protest against abortionDownload We the undersigned wish to make known our opposition to the imminent introduction of abortion in Northern Ireland. We are a group of 911 doctors, nurses, midwives and other healthcare workers who are deeply concerned about these changes and wish to have our concern noted publicly. Our concern throughout … Continue reading An open letter against abortion in Northern Ireland

An open letter against abortion in Northern Ireland

open letter in protest against abortionDownload Thursday, 26th September, 2019 To whom it may concern: We the undersigned wish to make known our opposition to the imminent introduction of abortion in Northern Ireland. We are a group of 911 Doctors, Nurses, Midwives and other Health and Social Care Workers who are deeply concerned about these … Continue reading An open letter against abortion in Northern Ireland

Avoiding burnout pt. 2 (or, breaking free from total work by doing nothing)

We looked at a biblical theology of work and leisure in part 1, but after all that groundwork, are we any further on? Are we any closer to getting to a cause for burnout, or a solution to preventing burnout, or treatment for it? Let's see... Why does it happen? Every single person is different. I … Continue reading Avoiding burnout pt. 2 (or, breaking free from total work by doing nothing)

Avoiding burnout pt. 1 (or, how to give God glory through work and leisure)

We've just returned from a lovely week in the Republic of Ireland at a conference with brothers and sisters in the Lord. It was a  busy time, but refreshing and joyful. It was a little taste of Heaven, in fact. Not least because no-one was sick while I was providing medical cover on the Friday! … Continue reading Avoiding burnout pt. 1 (or, how to give God glory through work and leisure)