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At the End of the Day: Church of England perspectives on end of life issues

At the End of the Day: Church of England perspectives on end of life issues (Paperback)

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From the basic standards of hospital and residential care to questions about assisted suicide, debates around end of life issues are rarely out of the news. This succinct guide represents current pastoral and theological thinking in the Church of England and offers guidelines for ethical decision-making and the highest standards of pastoral care in often complex and challenging situations.

Chapter One outlines the theological and ethical framework for the Church's contribution to end of life debates

Chapter Two explores the questions to be asked about physician assisted suicide

Chapter Three considers the ethical and pastoral issues involved in organ donation

Chapter Four offers a hospital chaplain's perspective on healthcare issues towards the end of life.

In addition, a useful reference section includes key documents from the Church of England.

Medical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issuesMedical professionMedical ethics & professional conductPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesReligion & BeliefsChristianityChristian institutions & organizations Publisher: Church House Publishing Publication Date: 27/06/2014 ISBN-13: 9780715144534  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Brendan McCarthy McCarthy is the Church of England's national adviser on medical ethics and health and social care policy. Mia Hilborn is Head of Spiritual Healthcare and Chaplaincy Team Leader at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust. She is also Chair of the Chaplaincy Leadership Forum, the body responsible for representing healthcare chaplaincy to NHS England. James Newcome is the Bishop of Carlisle and, from 2010, the Church of England's lead bishop for healthcare issues. Since November 2013, he has also been the lead bishop for medical ethics and healthcare issues in the House of Lords. Mike Hill is the Bishop of Bristol. Between 2010 and 2013 he was the lead bishop for medical ethics and healthcare issues in the House of Lords. Justin Welby is the Archbishop of Canterbury.

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