CHAPLAINCY IN THE NHS
A RESPONSE TO THE NATIONAL SECULAR SOCIETY FROM NORTHERN IRELAND
Keywords:National Secular Society, chaplaincy, Spiritual Care, holistic, funding
This article represents a response to the recent report form the National Secular Society which criticises the money spent on Chaplaincy services in the NHS and which recommends that these services be paid for by churches and faith communities.
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence 2004 Clinical Guidance on Supportive and Palliative Care (CSG) NICE
National Secular Society 2009 An Investigation into the cost of the National Health Service’s Chaplaincy Provision, London, www.secularism.org.uk
NHS Education for Scotland 2008 Spiritual and Religious Capabilities and Competencies for Healthcare Chaplains
NHS Education for Scotland 2009 Spiritual Care Matters – An Introductory Resource for all NHS Scotland Staff
Swinton J in COBB M (ed) 2005 The Hospital Chaplain’s Handbook, Canterbury Press, Norwich
The Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute, The Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP) 2003 Liverpool
The Royal Hospitals, Belfast, Inpatient Survey, 2005, Picker Institute Europe, Oxford
World Health Organisation 1948 Preamble to the constitution of the World Health Organisation as adopted by the International Health Conference New York 19 June – 22nd July 1946
World Health Organisation 1998 WHOQOL and spirituality, religiousness and personal beliefs: report on WHO consultation. WHO. Geneva
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