Every year, the MCB's Muslim Spiritual Care Provision in the NHS circulates the Ramadan Health Fact Sheet to front line healthcare staff to help them effectively deal with issues they may face in providing care to patients in the wards as well as staff and other service users. The document highlights useful information about health and fasting. To view the document, click here.
As Ramadan is a time of sharing and giving, many people will be inviting guests for iftar (meal when breaking fast) or will be holding iftar gatherings. It is important that food is handled carefully and safely. The MCB has produced a guideline that highlights some essential tips on food safety.