Cutting Religion out of Medicine
Recorded on 8 March, 2011.
Published on 26 August, 2011.
Recorded as part of Leeds Reason Week 2011, Dr Antony Lempert, coordinator of the Secular Medical Forum, discusses the problems encountered when religious beliefs come into conflict with modern medicine.
About the speaker
Dr Antony Lempert is a GP and chair of the Secular Medical Forum (SMF). The SMF is a UK-wide group of healthcare professionals campaigning for equality of care for all patients, irrespective of their own or their doctors' own personal beliefs. The SMF is especially concerned that patients, healthcare workers and the wider public are not disadvantaged by the imposition of other people's personal religious views.
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