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Margaret Calder – Parish Nurse

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What might our Parish Nurse do?

  • Give personal health advice and help someone to get the most appropriate treatment or care.
  • Encourage everyone towards healthy lifestyles.
  • Support and work with those engaged in pastoral care.
  • Liaise with local GP surgery staff.
  • Make visits, listen to spiritual needs as well as physical and emotional needs; offer prayer with patients when asked.
  • Introduce people to appropriate voluntary agencies, health facilities or support groups.
  • Offer training and opportunities for volunteering in the local community.
  • Talk to community groups about health issues.
  • Accompany someone to a stressful medical appointment.
  • Help someone to stay on their own at home for as long as possible.
  • Attend and help with services for healing.
  • Work within the Code of Professional Practice (Nursing and Midwifery Council).

To contact Margaret
Dannie Calder, 03/08/2019