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A Theologians' Brief: On the place of the human embryo within the Christian tradition and the theological principles for evaluating its status (2001)
Submitted to the House of Lords Select Committee on Stem Cell Research by an ad hoc group of Christian theologians from the Anglican, Catholic, Orthodox and Reformed traditions.*
Anscombe Bioethics Centre Response to the Independent Review of the Liverpool Care Pathway (2013)
This statement was agreed on 9 September 2013 by the Director and the Governing Board of the Anscombe Bioethics Centre.
Briefing on the Mental Capacity Bill (2004)
Prepared by: The Linacre Centre, the Centre for Bioethics and Public Policy, CARE,
the Christian Peoples Alliance, the Guild of Catholic Doctors and the Medical Ethics Alliance. A pdf of this report is available here.
Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales and Linacre Centre for Healthcare Ethics Joint Response to the Human Tissue and Embryos (Draft) Bill (2007)
Clones and Three-Parent Babies: the Ethics of Mitochondrial Replacement, A briefing paper and guidance on the consultation questions (2013)

The Anscombe Centre's briefing paper and submission to the HFEA consultation on Mitochondrial Replacement.

Cloning and Stem Cell Research (2001)
A submission to the House of Lords Select Committee on Stem Cell Research. Key issues discussed: stem cells - embryonic stem cells - adult stem cells - moral status of the embryo - twinning - purposes of cloning (birth, research, exploitation of tissue) - public policy
Comment on the Liverpool Care Pathway (2012)
A comment on the Liverpool Care Pathway by Professor David Albert Jones. A pdf is available here.
Eight Reasons Not to Legalize Physician Assisted Suicide (2015)
David Albert Jones argues that legalizing physician assisted suicide would not address the needs of the dying but would threaten people with disabilities and those who are suicidal. It would undermine key principles of law, medical ethics and palliative care and would not be controllable. A pdf is available here.
Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: Lessons from Belgium - Conference Report (2014)
This conference report was produced by Pauline Gately MA and Prof. David Albert Jones.
HFEA consultation on mitochondrial replacement (2013)
The Centre's submission to an HFEA consultation on mitochondrial replacement.

The pdf is available here.
Human Dignity, Autonomy and Mentally Incapacitated Persons (1998)
A response to Who Decides? submitted by the Linacre Centre for Healthcare Ethics at the request of the Roman Catholic Bishops of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland.
Human Reproductive Technologies and the Law (2004)
Letter on the Human Transplantation (Wales) Bill (2013)
A letter on the Human Transplantation (Wales) Bill, with 12 signatories. 1st July 2013. A pdf of the letter is available here.
Letter to the Times on mitochondrial replacement (2013)
This letter was published in The Times on Wednesday 20 March 2013. There are 43 signatories. A pdf of this letter is available here.
Life or Lifestyle? The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill (2008)
Helen Watt offers a brief analysis of the issues surrounding this controversial bill. A pdf is available here.
Linacre Centre Submission to the Science and Technology Committee Inquiry into Government Proposals for the Regulation of Hybrids and Chimeras (2007)
Notes on The Winterton Bill (2000)
Luke Gormally comments on a Bill which aims to prohibit " the withdrawal or withholding of medical treatment, or the withdrawal or withholding of sustenance, with the intention of causing the death of a patient". A pdf is available here.
Response to "Animals Containing Human Material" (2010)
David Albert Jones responds on 7 September 2010 to "Animals Containing Human Material", a consultation paper from The Academy of Medical Sciences.
Response to "Choice for women: wanted pregnancies, safe births" (2010)
The Anscombe Bioethics Centre responds on 21 October 2010 to the Department for International Development's (DFID) consultation on maternal health, "Choice for women: wanted pregnancies, safe births."
Response to "Give and take: Human bodies in medicine and research" (2010)
David Albert Jones responds on behalf of The Anscombe Bioethics Centre to an April 2010 consultation paper "Give and take: Human bodies in medicine and research" from the Nuffield Council on Bioethics.
Response to "Withdrawing and Withholding Treatment" (1998)
The Linacre Centre's response to a consultation paper from the BMA's Medical Ethics Committee. A pdf of this report is available here.
Response to Human Bodies, Human Choices (2002)
A response by the Linacre Centre to a Government consultation.
Response to Making Decisions (2002)
A response to draft leaflets published by the Lord Chancellor's Department on decision-making by and on behalf of mentally disabled persons.
Response to Nuffield Council Report on Mitochondrial Donation
Response to RCOG draft guidance on The Care of Women Requesting Induced Abortion (2011)
David A. Jones responds on behalf of the Anscombe Bioethics Centre on 25 February 2011 to the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists' (RCOG) draft guidance on The Care of Women Requesting Induced Abortion.
Response to the Department of Health Consultation on Procedures for the Approval of Independent Sector Places for Termination of Pregnancy (2014)
The Anscombe Centre responds to a consultation on the RSOPs (Required Standard Operating Procedures) for independent abortion providers.

A pdf of the response is available here.
Response to White Paper: Our Inheritance Our Future (2003)
Dr Helen Watt and Anthony McCarthy
Review of the HFE Act (2005)
A submission by the Joint Bioethics Committee of the Catholic Bishops of England & Wales, Scotland, and Ireland to the Department of Health's consultation on the proposed review of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act (1990)
Submission on the Draft Mental Incapacity Bill (2003)
A joint submission by the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales
and the Linacre Centre for Healthcare Ethics
Submission to Consultation on the BCAP Broadcast Advertising Standards Code (2009)
prepared by the Linacre Centre and the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales[1]
Submission to the Department of Health Review of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act (2005)
Submission to the House of Lords Select Committee on the Assisted Dying for the Terminally Ill Bill (2004)
Submission to the House of Lords Select Committee
on the
Assisted Dying for the Terminally Ill Bill

The Linacre Centre for Healthcare Ethics
Submission to the Independent Review of the Liverpool Care Pathway (2013)
Submission to the Select Committee of the House of Lords on Medical Ethics (1993)
Key issues discussed: Euthanasia - the sanctity of life - autonomy - doctors' duties - withdrawal and refusal of treatment - advance directives - proxy decision-making - the role of the courts - 'responsible medical opinion' - legislative proposals - Bland - the hospice movement - advances in palliative care - the Dutch experience.
The BMA Report on Euthanasia and the Case Against Legalization (1994)
A review of the Report by Luke Gormally.* A pdf is available here.
The Ethics of Care of the Dying Person (2013)
A pdf of this document is available here.
The Irish Frozen Embryos Case (2006)
Patrick Carr examines the judgement delivered by Mr. Justice Brian McGovern of the Irish High Court, Dublin on 15 November, 2006 in the case of M.R. v. T.R. and Others, which considers the status of the pre-implantation embryo in Irish Constitutional Law. A pdf is available here.