Wednesday, 19 May 2010

News: Hospital workers get spiritual guidelines

Hospital workers in Scotland are being taught how to avoid offending members of religious groups, including pagans.

NHS Scotland has drawn up a 64-page guide called Spiritual Care Matters. It includes details of pagan religions, including druidry, wicca, shamanism and heathen beliefs, and is aimed at nurses, doctors and midwifes to help them deal better with people from all backgrounds.

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1 comment:

City Wiccan said...

The UK is so much better at this stuff. Canada is good when it comes to most diversity issues, but I haven't seen a lot of diversity training around those faiths.