19 November 2022 A Guide for End of Life & Palliative Care

Guidelines have been prepared by Imam Muhammad Asad MBE, Imam Birmingham Central Mosque and Hospital Chaplain, and Dr Hina J Shahid, Muslim Doctors Association, “for health and care workers to familiarise themselves with what to expect when looking after a Muslim patient at the end of life and support the provision of personalised care. For Muslim patients and families to learn about the help and support that is available to them and refresh themselves of the Islamic teachings during the challenging period of preparing for end of life and losing a loved one.”

This 25-page booklet is essential reading for its practical information. Downloadable free from giftformuslims.com

It is a useful supplement to the Muslim Council of Britain’s report published in 2019, Elderly and End of Life Care for Muslims in the UK.