Why I'll be marching for asylum seekers - and why you should too

WE ALL learn so early on as doctors to incorporate ethical thinking into our decisions that it becomes second nature.

As time goes on, more layers are added to the decision-making process and sometimes it’s easy to forget what underpins the way we think, but in the end it all comes down to ethics.

Ethics runs in our veins. Not doing harm is our guiding principle. Few other professionals live their lives at our ethical fever-pitch and I believe we are also compelled to advocate fearlessly on behalf of patients who are not directly our own patients.

I am talking here, of