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Spiritual Care: luxury or necessity?

Spiritual Care: luxury or necessity?

  Spiritual Care in Practice : Case studies in Healthcare Chaplaincy Edited by George Fitchett and Steve Nolan Paperback 2015, 320pp, ISBN: 978-1-84905-976-3 It seems as if English bank holiday weekends bring out the some of the more gloomy of stories in our newspapers. I imagine journalists finishing their holidays in France have left some of these pieces for their editors to fill in copy as and when needed. Whatever the case August 2016 has brought with it some profoundly…

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How do we access the spiritual?

How do we access the spiritual?

Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; 280 pages; £19.99 ISBN 9781849054973 I review this book (the second week of July 2016) when two particular conversations were at the forefront of my mind. The first was the smooth transition between Cameron and May into 10 Downing Street and the office of Prime Minister. What followed was much speculation about who would hold some of the key offices of state including the office of health secretary. This speculation triggered a great deal of social…

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