The Chilling Case of Dr. Mackereth

Dr. David Mackereth (Christian Concern/via Facebook)
In the U.K., a medical doctor was sacked because he didn’t believe in transgenderism.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE D avid Mackereth, M.D., has worked for the British National Health Service for nearly 30 years and has never had a single complaint from a transgender patient. That might be because Mackereth treats his patients respectfully and according to their medical needs — as he ought. But when Mackereth applied for a job as a disability assessor in a medical center run by the British government’s Department of Work and Pensions (DWP), he ran into serious trouble.

A “trainer” instructed him on a hypothetical scenario. If he were to encounter a transgender patient, the trainer said, he must refer to that patient,

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