UK Health Workers Told to Discuss Faith With Dying Patients

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(Christian Concern) Healthcare workers should do more to talk to dying patients about faith, experts have said.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has advised health workers and care workers to do more to discuss patients’ social, cultural and religious preferences.

It comes as a 2016 report showed that spiritual wishes were only documented for one in seven people dying in English hospitals, who were able to communicate in their final days.

NICE said that three-quarters of deaths in England each year are anticipated by medical staff.

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