Elected Members

Hege Johanne Pedersen: Hege has worked as a qualified nurse for the last two years in acute hospital settings, and most recently in community based care for children with life limiting illnesses.  She is based in Trondheim, Norway, where she is also active in the editorial team for the NCF Norway magazine.  Hege is also the Europe Coordinator for NCFI Next Generation, a network of younger nurses from all over the world who meet regularly online to pray and encourage one another.

Juan Carlos Nogal Pérez: Juan Carlos is based in Cantabria, northern Spain.  He has been active in the leadership of NCF Spain for several years. He writes and edits the blog of NCF Spain - emergencia vital

Rosa María López Posteguillo: Based in Valencia, Spain, Rosa has 35 years of nursing experience. She is Director of a course in the Care of the Elderly She has a Masters degree in Nursing Ethics, and has further training and experience in palliative care and intercultural nursing.  She is co-founder of the voluntary Organization “El Camino” in Valencia, which trains volunteers to in hospital visitation.  She is part of the Leadership of NCF Spain and has been on the NCFI International Board since 2012.  She is the mother of two sons.

Tim James: Tim has been qualified for more than 12 years and has been working within Paediatric Intensive Care. He is Chair of Christian Nurses & Midwives (NCF England).  He and his wife (Rachael, also a nurse) live near London with their children.

 

Co-opted Members

Marion Deelen: Marion trained as a nurse and midwife in Scotland, and has worked as a missionary in Latin America and Spain for most of her life.  She has been Secretary to NCF Spain since it began, and has been involved with NCFI for many years on the International Board and in other capacities. She lives in Madrid with her husband, Aart and her extended, international family.

Sue Allen: Sue qualified as a nurse and a midwife and worked as a ward sister before following the educational route and becoming a Registered Nurse Tutor.   Sue completed her studies at Masters level at the University of Surrey and completed a Doctorate based on action research within NHS organisations committed to integrated quality healthcare.  Sue became a Christian at the age of seven and her faith has always been central to both her personal and professional life.  Sue has coordinated the development of the four year NCFI leadership programme which focusses on a biblical, Christ centred model of leadership.

Steve Fouch: Steve qualified in general nursing in 1988 and worked mostly in community care, palliative care and the care of people with HIV and AIDS in London.  He now works full time developing ministry amongst Christian nurses in the UK for the Christian Medical Fellowship.  He lives near London with his wife and three children.

 

The European committee is one of six regional teams that implement the work of NCFI.
The detail of the four year strategic plan for NCFI Europe can be found here (this is an Excel Spreadsheet).
In outline, we plan to do the following over the next four years:
  • Run the Spiritual Care Training programme across the region
  • Support national fellowships to run Saline Process training - mostly at the national level.
  • Run one Regional Conference (2018) and support the International Conference (2016)
  • Explore with members setting up Sub regional training and conferences in Scandanvian languages, Russian, Spanish, Romanian, and English
  • Encourage Linkages between national fellowships - particularly Denmark (DKS) with Ukraine and Moldova and NCF Scotland with ACMA in Armenia
  • Explore a role out NCF Spain's pilot migrant nurses' project –
  • Encourage and support the development NCFI Next Generation - connecting young nurses and students across the nations
  • Develop an NCFI European Social Media Strategy
  • Send  Quarterly e-Newsletter and regional prayer letter to individuals and national fellowships,
  • Sharing Bible study and theological resources between fellowships - using website, social media, etc.
  • Leadership training programme being used across the region by national fellowships, at the World Congress and regional conferences, and by European Committee
  • To support the running of the Student nurses spirituality conferences every other year
  • Encouraging national nurse leaders to engage with NCFI and secular nurse bodies at national, regional and global level (e.g. with the ICN).
  • Partnerships with other Christian healthcare organisations and networks globally or in region, including UMO, PRIME, ICMDA, HCFI and IHS (Saline Process)
If you are interested in being involved with any of these projects, or want to be trained and equipped in Christian witness, leadership or delivering spiritual care, email the European Committee on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or via our Facebook Page.

Steven Fouch
Chair
Nurses Christian Fellowship International European Committee

Johnson House
6 Marshalsea Road
LONDON SE1 1HL
United Kingdom


Telephone: +44 [0]20 7234 9668
Fax: +44 [0]20 7620 2453
Skype: stevefouch
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England & Wales: Steve Fouch (Co-opted Chair & International Board Regional Coordinator),
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España: Rosa Maria Lopez Posteguillo (Vice-Chair & International Board Regional Rep)
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Norge: Hege Johanne Pederson (NCFI Next Generation)
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England & Wales: Tim James (Hon. Treasurer / Leadership Development)
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España: Juan Carlos Perez Nogal
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England & Wales: Sue Allen (Co-opted / Leadership Development)
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España:Marion Deelan (Co-opted - Prayer Secretary & Translator).
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International Board Representatives:

 

Norge: Tove Giske (NCFI Vice President)
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