Revised Guidelines on Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care in the NHS

Synopsis of the Report of the Working Party

Authors

  • Stewart McGregor Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh/ Church of Scotland’s Board of National Mission

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/hscc.v5i1.20

Keywords:

religion, spirituality, healthcare, Scotland

Abstract

The Working Party Report prepared for the Scottish Executive Health Department will form the basis of new guidelines for spiritual care and chaplaincy in the National Health Service (NHS) in Scotland. It, is summarised by the working party convener.

Author Biography

Stewart McGregor, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh/ Church of Scotland’s Board of National Mission

Stewart McGregor, retired Wholetime Chaplain, to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, is at the time of writing Convenor of the Hospitals, Healthcare and Universities sub-committee of the Church of Scotland’s Board of National Mission, Acting convener of the Healthcare Chaplaincy Training and Development Group and was Convener of the Working Party which produced the report.

References

SEHD 2000 Our National Health, a plan for action, a plan for change. The Scottish Executive Health Department, Edinburgh.

SHHD 1986 DGM 48 (Dear General Manager) Advisory Notes on the Criteria for the Appointment of Hospital Chaplains. Formerly the Scottish Home and Health Department, now, The Scottish Executive Health Department, Edinburgh.

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Published

2013-05-28

How to Cite

McGregor, S. (2013). Revised Guidelines on Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care in the NHS: Synopsis of the Report of the Working Party. Health and Social Care Chaplaincy, 20–23. https://doi.org/10.1558/hscc.v5i1.20