BIOETHICAL ISSUES AND HEALTH CARE CHAPLAINCY IN AUSTRALIA

Authors

  • Lindsay B. Carey Australian Health & Welfare Chaplains Association
  • Bruce Rumbold La Trobe University
  • Christopher Newell University of Tasmania
  • Rosalie Aroni Monash University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/hscc.v9i1.23

Keywords:

Bioethics, chaplaincy, pastoral care

Abstract

Using personal insight and interpretation the authors summarise the results and discussion of the largest cross sectional empirical study of Australian Health Care Chaplains concerning their involvement in multiple bioethical issues encountered by patients, families and clinical staff within the health care context. The implications of this study concerning, health care chaplaincy, ecclesiastical institutions, health care institutions and government responsibilities are discussed and interpreted.

Author Biographies

Lindsay B. Carey, Australian Health & Welfare Chaplains Association

Lindsay B. Carey is state chaplain, Mission Australia (Victoria & Tasmania)and national research officer for the Australian Health & Welfare Chaplains Association

Bruce Rumbold, La Trobe University

Bruce Rumbold is senior lecturer, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria

Christopher Newell, University of Tasmania

Christopher Newell is associate professor at the School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Hobart

Rosalie Aroni, Monash University

Rosalie Aroni is senior lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria

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Published

2013-04-08

How to Cite

Carey, L., Rumbold, B., Newell, C., & Aroni, R. (2013). BIOETHICAL ISSUES AND HEALTH CARE CHAPLAINCY IN AUSTRALIA. Health and Social Care Chaplaincy, 23-30. https://doi.org/10.1558/hscc.v9i1.23