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Category list : Ramadan

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  • Nurses must have a solid understanding of a patients culture beliefs and traditions to be able to deliver effective individualised holistic care

    Cultural competence in nursing Muslim patientsSubscription

    Clinical30 March, 2015

    Nurses who understand the Muslim worldview and religious or cultural practices are better placed to provide person-centred care to Muslim patients without stereotyping

  • A “Health in Ramadan” campaign has been launched to help Muslims who plan to fast during the festival ensure they stay healthy.

    Ramadan health campaign launchedSubscription

    News3 August, 2010

    A “Health in Ramadan” campaign has been launched to help Muslims who plan to fast during the festival ensure they stay healthy.

  • DH ramadan guide

    Ramadan health guideSubscription

    Resources21 August, 2009

    A guide from the Department of Health which provides information and advice on maximising health gain during the Muslim fast.

  • ramadan prayer

    Ramadan health FAQs

    NHS Choices21 August, 2009

    Here are some frequently asked health questions about fasting during the holy month of Ramadan.

  • This meal plan will give patients a varied and balanced diet during Ramadan. It includes ingredients from the major five food groups.

    Healthy Ramadan meal plan

    NHS Choices21 August, 2009

    This meal plan will give patients a varied and balanced diet during Ramadan. It includes ingredients from the major five food groups.

  • Fasting during the month of Ramadan can be good for patients health if it’s done correctly.

    Fasting and your health

    NHS Choices21 August, 2009

    Fasting during the month of Ramadan can be good for patients health if it’s done correctly.

  • Guide to healthy fasting

    Guide to healthy fasting

    NHS Choices21 August, 2009

    Don’t break your fast with a feast or you may put on weight instead of losing it.

  • Cigarette butts in ashtray

    Muslims encouraged to quit smoking during RamadanSubscription

    News21 August, 2009

    NHS East Lancashire is heavily promoting its smoking cessation services to Muslim smokers to encourage them to quit during Ramadan, which starts today.

  • Fasting in the month of Ramadan represents a recurring annual event in the life of a practising Muslim.

    Advising patients with diabetes about fasting during RamadanSubscription

    Clinical15 July, 2003

    Fasting in the month of Ramadan represents a recurring annual event in the life of a practising Muslim. It is important because it is one of the five Pillars of Islam. Many patients with diabetes will want to take part in this event and nurses with a good understanding of its importance and knowledge of how to manage diabetes can assist in ensuring that this is safely undertaken.

  • Nursing with dignity. Part 8: IslamSubscription

    Clinical16 April, 2002

    Islam for Muslims is not only a religion but a complete way of life that advocates peace, mercy and forgiveness. A Muslim can be defined as a person who accepts the Islamic way of life and complies with the will of Allah (God) without question.