Spiritual Care and Chaplaincy

Guidance on Spiritual Care inthe NHS in Scotland

12. Note on Publications

A number of documents have been written in the last few years, some of which are already quoted in this paper. Those most relevant to spiritual care in NHSScotland include:

Scottish Executive Health Department HDL(2002)76, Spiritual Care in NHSScotland.

Scottish Executive Health Department (2005), Fair for All: The Wider Challenge.

NHS Quality Improvement Scotland (2005), Report of the Scoping Study Group on the Provision of Spiritual care in NHSScotland

Mowat, H and Swinton, J (2005), What do Chaplains do? The role of the chaplain in meeting the spiritual needs of patients.

NHS Education for Scotland (2006), A Multi Faith Resource for Healthcare Staff

Mowat, H (2007), The Potential for the Efficacy of Healthcare Chaplaincy - Spiritual care in the UK; A Scoping Study

NHS Education for Scotland (Sponsored) (2007), Standards for NHSScotland Chaplaincy Services

Scottish Government; Scottish Inter Faith Council; NHSScotland; Fair for All: (2007) Religion and Belief Matter: An Information Resource for Healthcare Staff

NHS Education for Scotland (2008), Spiritual and Religious Capabilities and Competences for Healthcare Chaplains

The Journal of the Scottish Association of Chaplains in Healthcare ( SACH Journal)

The Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy. The Journal of the College of Healthcare Chaplains. ( UK)

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