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Spiritual Care Committee

The NHS Grampian Spiritual Care Committee meets at least four times a year to support the integrated planning and delivery of spiritual care services within Grampian.

The remit of the Committee is to:

  • Provide advice on and a forum for developing NHS Grampian's spiritual care policy and overseeing its implementation and review.
  • Promote the integration of Spiritual Care in the daily aspects of NHS care provision.
  • Maintain partnership between local service providers, spiritual care staff and local faith communities.
  • Provide an advisory function to those giving spiritual care.
  • Oversee the process for the appointment of spiritual care staff.
  • Receive the annual departmental report and seek feedback from faith communities, its constituent members etc.

Membership

Membership comprises  representatives of:

  • The main faith communities in Grampian
  • Patients or members of the public
  • NHS staff
  • Spiritual care staff and volunteers
  • People without specified religious beliefs.

Together with:

  • The Spiritual Care Manager appointed by NHS Grampian
  • Other managers with responsibility for spiritual care

A Board Member of NHS Grampian acts as convener. This is currently Bill Howatson, Chairman of NHS Grampian.

Spiritual Care Policy

  • Link opens in new windowNHS Grampian Spiritual Care Policy (2013)

    Contact

    To contact the Spiritual Care Committee:
    Telephone: 01224 558584
    E-mail: daine.murray@nhs.net