Category list : Spiritual care
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A group of student nurses developed a wish list to prompt patients and health professionals to have conversations about end-of-life care
The new NMC Code makes no reference to spiritual care but do nurses have the appropriate support to meet patients’ spiritual needs?
Cultural competence in nursing Muslim patientsSubscription
Nurses who understand the Muslim worldview and religious or cultural practices are better placed to provide person-centred care to Muslim patients without stereotyping
There are many financial pressures and problems being faced by the NHS and it is clear that 2015 is set to be another difficult year for health authorities up and down the country.
'A matter of curses': nursing in CameroonSubscription
When Catherine spent time working as a nurse in West Africa, she found that although belief systems hugely varied, the essence of nursing remains unchanged
There is no box that you can tick to say that you have completed your spiritual caregiving. It is a question of being constantly aware of the needs of patients, says David Southall
Trainee nurses are learning how the NHS goes about meeting the spiritual needs of patients thanks to a new teaching package.
'I'm not a great fan of the supernatural, but there are some things that just can't be explained'Subscription
David shares with a us a story he was told by a nurse caring for a patient at the end of his life.
Who's afraid of spiritual care? You, apparentlySubscription
OK so I’m overstating the case. Perhaps you’re not “afraid” but it seems that many nurses are “cautious”.
The adage that “today’s news is tomorrow’s fish and chip paper” is a lie