About us

about usThe Parish Nursing Ministry at EMBC is set up to promote whole person health care through the local church.

Our Parish Nursing TeamMatthew 25 : 35-36

  • Margaret Calder – Parish Nurse
  • Janette Booth – Clinical Advisor
  • Nicola McGregor – Prayer Coordinator
  • Jeanne Neal – Spiritual Advisor
  • Christine Campbell – Treasurer
  • Karen Gardiner – Secretary
  • Kirsty Green – Advisor

 What might our Parish Nurse do?

Margaret - Parish Nurse

Margaret – Parish Nurse

  • Give personal health advice and help someone to get the most appropriate treatment or care
  • Encourage everyone towards healthy lifestyles
  • Support and work with those engaged in pastoral care
  • Liaise with local GP surgery staff
  • Make visits, listen to spiritual needs as well as physical and emotional needs; offer prayer with patients when asked
  • Introduce people to appropriate voluntary agencies, health facilities or support groups
  • Offer training and opportunities for volunteering in the local community
  • Talk to community groups about health issues
  • Accompany someone to a stressful medical appointment
  • Help someone to stay on their own at home for as long as possible
  • Attend and help with services for healing
  • Work within the Code of Professional Practice (Nursing and Midwifery Council)