British Health Service Plans to Eliminate Hospital Chaplains
February 19, 2012 1 Comment
Catholic Culture reports on the increasingly godless mindset in Britain:
The British government is cutting back sharply on funding for hospital chaplains, explaining that there is no evidence that the presence of chaplains improves the quality of medical care.
The National Health Service estimates that over £18 million could be saved if all hospitals conformed to national standards for care, and argues that the money saved by eliminating chaplains from the payrolls would allow for hiring over 1,000 nurses’ assistants.
Vatican Insider has more.