Something special and spiritualSubscription
VOL: 98, ISSUE: 01, PAGE NO: 33Tracy McFall, BSc, RGN, OHN...
Professor Stephen G. Wright, FRCN, MBE. Faculty of Health, St Martin’s College, Lancaster; Editor, Sacred Space and Chairman, Sacred Space Foundation, Renwick, Cumbria
Jonathon Timmins, is chaplain; Brian Harley, is chaplain; Angela Mates, is chaplain’s aide; all in the pastoral care team, United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
The challenge of providing spiritual careSubscription
The Rev'd Janet Jackson.Chaplain at St Oswald's Hospice in Gosforth, Newcastle upon TyneBurnard, P. (1993)Giving spiritual care. Journal of Community Nursing 10: 6-18.
The basic principles of nursing care and monitoring for patients with tracheostomies
Dignity is a complex and multifaceted concept. This article offers a definition and a model to help nurses promote it in practice and make decisions about care
Despite having fallen out of favour, nursing models may incorporate fundamental concepts, values and beliefs about contemporary nursing. It is time to revisit them
Patients benefit from a holistic assessment of their needs. Nursing models help to promote this and also encourage nurses to take a systematic approach
Although spirituality is a difficult concept to define, supporting patients’ individual spiritual needs may help them to cope with their illnesses
Offering spiritual support to dying patients and their families through a chaplaincy serviceSubscription
Spiritual care involves giving time and compassionate attention to dying patients and their families. A trust explains how an innovative chaplaincy service was set up