Special Issue "Selected Papers from Spirituality in Healthcare Conference 2017 “Creating Space for Spirituality in Healthcare”"
A special issue of Religions (ISSN 2077-1444).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 November 2017)
Prof. Wilf McSherry
1 Professor in Nursing, School of Health and Social Care, Staffordshire University, Blackheath Lane, Stafford, ST18 0AD, UK
2 The University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust, Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford, England, UK
3 Part-time Professor at VID University College, Norway
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Interests: dignity in care, spirituality and spiritual care, ageing and dementia
This Special Issue will focus on a range of papers aimed at exploring the concept of spirituality in healthcare.
- The overall focus of the Special Issue will be to highlight presenters’ achievements at the third international conference hosted by the School of Nursing and Midwifery and Spirituality Research and Innovation Group, Trinity College Dublin on 22 June 2017. Presenters at the conference are invited to submit papers. This will enable them to elaborate on their oral presentations and disseminate their ideas to a wider audience.
- The scope of the Special Issue will include narrative/discussion papers, research papers and innovations from across a range of disciplines.
- This issue will contribute to existent literature on spirituality in healthcare.
- All papers will be subjected to peer review.
Prof. Dr. Fiona Timmins
Prof. Dr. Wilf McSherry
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
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