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Training community health workers for the future of South Sudan

The work being done globally by Christian doctors, nurses and other health professionals seldom makes the headlines. Yet quietly but significantly, Christians are making a real contribution to global health needs. To recognise this contribution that our international umbrella body, the International Christian Medical and […]

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The case of Sarah Kuteh: what does it tell us about evangelism and spiritual care?

Another story of a nurse sacked for praying with patients and talking about Jesus has hit the headlines in the last few days. It does seem to be a recurring theme! The facts of the case are a bit sketchy. Sarah Kuteh, who has 15 […]

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Human dignity and the code

The best nursing care comes through creativity and innovation, adapting care to the needs of the individual patient, rather than cramming each person into a ‘cookie cutter care plan’.   But there is more than a hint of nanny-state micromanagement in new nursing guidelines that came […]

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Freedom of conscience in the new Nursing and Midwifery Council Code of Conduct

A new year seems a good time to launch a new set of guidelines, and the NMC have chosen this January to launch their extensively re-written ‘Code of Standards of conduct, performance and ethics for good nursing and midwifery practice’ (usually just know as ‘The […]

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Nurses to be trained to give compassionate care

Falling care standards have prompted a rallying call from the new Chief Nursing Officer. In an increasingly heated debate, she’s calling for nursing to recover its core values – particularly care, compassion, courage, commitment and communication. Today Jane Cumming takes things a step further – […]