BBC Panorama findings will heighten calls for review of Tony Bland judgement

By Dr. Peter Saunders Editor’s note. Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. Tonight’s BBC Panorama will tell the story of a Canadian man who was believed to have been in a vegetative state for more …

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UK withdrawal of treatment case threatens disabled

Editor’s note. This appears on the blog of the Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization. It was written before the case of “M” went to court this week. At issue is whether M’s family will be allowed to withdraw food and fluids from a woman who is in a “minimally conscious state.” If so, it …

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