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    Posted: 13 June 2018 at 3:43am

Caring for others in Ramadan highlighted by a new initiative launched at a UK hospital.

Shiraz Shah, spends hours every day besides his mother’s bedside on the Dementia Ward of the Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI).  Just two years ago, the 35 year old, car salesman, spent long periods at the same hospital on a cancer ward before his father passed away.

The prospect of another lonely Ramadan, led to the creation of ‘Hospital Iftars’, an initiative to provide a fast breaking meal and community atmosphere to families and healthcare workers.

With just a handful of volunteers, food, fruit, desserts, tea, coffee, and water have been served in a corridor space outside the Multi-faith prayer hall every evening of the Holy month.

Reverend Peter Gomm, Head of Chaplaincy at MRI, joined staff and visitors for iftar...


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