Book recommendations

We would like to build up a library of recommended reading for those deleivering spiritual and religious care in paediatric settings. Please put suggestions on the comments page

Childhood Cancer: A Handbook From St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – R. G. Steen; J. Mirro

Multifaith Care for Sick and Dying Children and their Families Multifaith Care for Sick and Dying Children and their Families: A Multi-disciplinary Guide – Paul Nash, Madeleine Parkes and Zamir Hussain

A practical guide to improve care for sick and dying children of different faiths and their families. Drawing on evidence-based research and practice, it discusses multi-faith daily, palliative, end of life and bereavement care in a variety of settings, including hospitals, hospices, schools and at home. The book also contains case studies.

Spiritual Care with Sick Children and Young People: A handbook for chaplains, paediatric Nash-Nash-Darby_Spiritual-Care_978-1-84905-389-1_colourjpg-printhealth professionals, arts therapists and youth workers – Paul Nash, Kathryn Darby and Sally Nash

A comprehensive introduction to best practice in spiritual support for sick children and young people, this research-based handbook covers both principles and practice. It includes a wide range of examples and suggestions for thoughtful and engaging activities to facilitate spiritual interaction and support.