Useful Links

Chaplaincy, Religious and Palliative Care Organisations

Chaplaincy Organisations

CHCC (College of Health Care Chaplains)
ENHCC (European Network of Health Care Chaplaincy)
NIHCA (Northern Ireland Healthcare Chaplains Association)
NPSRCH (Network for Pastoral, Spiritual and Religious Care in Health)
UKBHC (UK Board of Healthcare Chaplaincy)

National Denominational and Religious bodies

Church of Scotland
Free Churches Group, Health Care Chaplains Steering
Roman Catholic Conference of Bishops -
Equality Act 2010 - Religion &

Palliative Care and End of Life organisations

Care Information
Hospice UK (Help the Hospices)
Hospice Information
NCPC (The National Council for Palliative Care)
SPPC (Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care)
The Therapy


Pastoral Care and Training Providers

Pastoral Care support

APSE (Association of Pastoral Supervisors and Educators)Professional
Conversations for Life - Stories to ChangeResources to support End of Life
Good Life, Good Death, Good GriefSPPC initiative to encourage openness to End of Life issues
The Guntrip TrustProvides educational and therapeutic bursaries for religious leaders in Scotland and N.

Training and Education providers

BIACT (The British and Irish Association for Practical Theology)Special interest
St Padarn's InstituteChaplaincy studies provider
Forum Business MediaCommercial training organisation that specialises in health and social
Healthcare Chaplaincy Training & Development Unit for ScotlandNHS department supporting chaplaincy training in Scotland