A New Way of Living

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

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  • Margaret Calder – Parish Nurse

Margaret - Parish Nurse

What might our Parish Nurse do?
  • 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)

Where we are

East Mains Baptist Church
12 Maxwell Drive
East Kilbride
G74 1DY

Contact:

01355 249672 (EMBC)
01355 249062 (The Village Centre)
07505 108542 (Margaret Calder)