Useful Links

Chaplaincy, Religious and Palliative Care Organisations

Chaplaincy Organisations

CHCC (College of Health Care Chaplains)
ENHCC (European Network of Health Care Chaplaincy)
HCFBG (Healthcare Chaplaincy Faith and Belief Group) formerly MFGHC
NIHCA (Northern Ireland Healthcare Chaplains Association)
SACH (Scottish Association of Chaplains in Healthcare)
UKBHC (UK Board of Healthcare Chaplaincy)

National Denominational and Religious bodies

Church of England - Hospital Chaplaincies Council
Church of Scotland Chaplaincy Committee
Free Churches Group, Health Care Chaplains Steering Committee
Roman Catholic Conference of Bishops - Healthcare
Equality Act 2010 - Religion & Belief

Palliative Care and End of Life organisations

Care Information Scotland
Dying Matters
Hospice UK (Help the Hospices)
Hospice Information Service
NCPC (The National Council for Palliative Care)
SPPC (Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care)
The Therapy Directory
Treat Mesothelioma


Pastoral Care and Training Providers

Pastoral Care support

APSE (Association of Pastoral Supervisors and Educators) Professional association
Conversations for Life - Stories to Change Resources to support End of Life conversations
Counselling Directory
Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief SPPC initiative to encourage openness to End of Life issues
The Guntrip Trust Provides educational and therapeutic bursaries for religious leaders in Scotland and N. England.
Six Point Foundation Support for holocaust survivors and Jewish refugees.

Training and Education providers

BIACT (The British and Irish Association for Practical Theology) Special interest group
Cardiff Centre for Chaplaincy Studies at St Michael's College Chaplaincy studies provider
Forum Business Media Commercial training organisation that specialises in health and social care
Healthcare Chaplaincy Training & Development Unit for Scotland NHS department supporting chaplaincy training in Scotland
Hospital/Healthcare Chaplaincy Training & Development NHS department supporting chaplaincy training in England