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Cultural diversity in death and dying

01 December 2004

Nursing Management

Clinical

AN IMPORTANT starting point when considering death and dying is acknowledging cultural and religious diversity. When caring for patients whose backgrounds are...

Spirituality and religion: exploring the relationship

01 October 2005

Nursing Management

Leadership

Susan Hollins hopes to include all care professionals in the ongoing debate

Managing diversity

01 April 2004

Nursing Management

CPD

THE KINDS of ‘difference’ we are discussing here relate to people’s social identities: their membership of particular groups that are said to share common...

Management of diabetes in south asian communities in the uk

07 March 2006

Nursing Standard

Learning zone

This article discusses some of the specific challenges related to the management of diabetes in patients of South Asian origin. Communicating information that...

Minority integration in rural healthcare provision: an example of good practice

26 July 2000

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

To ensure that ethnic minority groups were receiving equality of treatment and service, Horton General Hospital in Banbury formed a multicultural consultation group....

Disability and cultural considerations in the delivery of first aid

11 November 2009

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article, the seventh in a series of eight, covers a range of issues that nurses may come across when providing first aid treatment to people with disabilities...

Coping with differences in culture and communication in health care

19 November 2008

Nursing Standard

CPD

Internationally recruited nurses (IRNs) provide valuable resources to address existing and predicted nurse shortages. Once in employment many IRNs experience...

Jehovah’s witness children: when religion and the law collide

01 April 2005

Paediatric Nursing

Ethics and law

Family-centred care is well recognised as an effective modality for assisting recovery and providing holistic, informed care for children and young people. However,...

Spiritual care for sick children of five world faiths

01 December 2006

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

The holistic care of those with a specific religious faith and those with a spiritual belief is important for good family-centred care. Within a busy clinical...

Emergency baptism by health professionals

01 March 2005

Paediatric Nursing

Clinical

Health professionals caring for ill babies and children under-stand that their condition can deteriorate very quickly. They are aware that their holistic duty of...