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


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