Nurse Suspended For Praying For Patient

February 28. 2009

Caroline Petrie

A nurse in England, Caroline Petrie, was suspended from her job for offering to pray for a sick patient. When someone offers to pray for you it is a blessing. To reject that is to disrespect God. The nurse did nothing wrong in offering to pray for the patient. I think some people are getting too politically correct and jaded.

Nurse suspended for offering to pray for patient to get better

A Christian nurse has been suspended after offering to pray for the recovery of an elderly patient. Caroline Petrie, 45, was accused of failing to show a commitment to equality and diversity after the incident and is now awaiting the outcome of a disciplinary hearing.

The community nurse who carries out home visits in North Somerset, has been suspended by the primary care trust and could lose her job. The married mother-of-two argues she did not force her beliefs on anyone but simply asked if the woman would like a prayer said for her, as she has done with other patients…

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