Manitoba hires spiritual care coordinator to promote nonmedical side of healing

Sibbald, Barbara
May 1999
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/18/99, Vol. 160 Issue 10, p1494
Academic Journal
Features Reverend George Neufeld, spiritual care coordinator for Manitoba Health. How he is developing standards and policies to guide spiritual care and pastoral services in the province's hospitals and other institutions; Neufield as Canada's third provincial coordinator of spiritual care; His goals.


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