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NHS Hospital 'Chaplaincies' in a Multifaith Society

A research project of the Department of Anthropology, part of the Medical Anthropology research group.

Background

This project takes as its focus the space and place of religion/spirituality in hospitals particularly in the North East of England)

Methods

Peter Collins' contribution involves interviewing staff of hospital multi-faith chaplaincies around the North East of England, while Tessa Pollard has conducted assessment of perceived stress, blood pressure and heart rate within the hospital environment, with a focus on the hospital chaplaincy. This project is ongoing.

Published Results

Report

  • Collins, Peter , Coleman, Simon Macnaughton, Jane & Pollard, Tessa (2007). NHS Hospital ‘Chaplaincies’ in A Multi-faith Society The Spatial Dimension of Religion and Spirituality in Hospital. Durham, NHS.

Staff

From the Department of Anthropology