Useful Links

Chaplaincy, Religious and Palliative Care Organisations

Chaplaincy Organisations

CHCC (College of Health Care Chaplains)www.healthcarechaplains.org
ENHCC (European Network of Health Care Chaplaincy)www.eurochaplains.org
HCFBG (Healthcare Chaplaincy Faith and Belief Group) formerly MFGHChcfbg.org.uk
NIHCA (Northern Ireland Healthcare Chaplains Association)www.nihca.co.uk
SACH (Scottish Association of Chaplains in Healthcare)www.sach.org.uk
UKBHC (UK Board of Healthcare Chaplaincy)www.ukbhc.org.uk

National Denominational and Religious bodies

Church of England - Hospital Chaplaincies Councilwww.nhs-chaplaincy-spiritualcare.org.uk
Church of Scotland Chaplaincy Committeewww.churchofscotland.org.uk/serve
Free Churches Group, Health Care Chaplains Steering Committeewww.freechurches.org.uk
Roman Catholic Conference of Bishops - Healthcarewww.cbcew.org.uk
Equality Act 2010 - Religion & Beliefwww.multifaiths.com

Palliative Care and End of Life organisations

Care Information Scotlandwww.careinfoscotland.scot
Dying Matterswww.dyingmatters.org
Hospice UK (Help the Hospices)www.hospiceuk.org
Hospice Information Servicewww.hospiceinformation.info
NCPC (The National Council for Palliative Care)www.ncpc.org.uk
SPPC (Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care)www.palliativecarescotland.org.uk
The Therapy Directorywww.therapy-directory.org.uk
Treat Mesotheliomawww.treatmesothelioma.org/mesothelioma/uk

 

Pastoral Care and Training Providers

Pastoral Care support

APSE (Association of Pastoral Supervisors and Educators)Professional associationwww.pastoralsupervision.org.uk
Conversations for Life - Stories to ChangeResources to support End of Life conversationswww.conversationsforlife.co.uk
Counselling Directorywww.counselling-directory.org.uk
Good Life, Good Death, Good GriefSPPC initiative to encourage openness to End of Life issues www.goodlifedeathgrief.org.uk
The Guntrip TrustProvides educational and therapeutic bursaries for religious leaders in Scotland and N. England.guntriptrust.com
Six Point FoundationSupport for holocaust survivors and Jewish refugees.www.sixpointfoundation.org.uk

Training and Education providers

BIACT (The British and Irish Association for Practical Theology)Special interest groupwww.biapt.org.uk/index.shtml
Cardiff Centre for Chaplaincy Studies at St Michael's CollegeChaplaincy studies providerwww.stmichaels.ac.uk/chaplaincy-studies.php
Forum Business MediaCommercial training organisation that specialises in health and social carewww.forumbusinessmedia.co.uk/health-and-social-care
Healthcare Chaplaincy Training & Development Unit for ScotlandNHS department supporting chaplaincy training in Scotlandhttp://www.nes.scot.nhs.uk/education-and-training/by-discipline/spiritual-care.aspx
Hospital/Healthcare Chaplaincy Training & DevelopmentNHS department supporting chaplaincy training in Englandwww.nhs-chaplaincy-spiritualcare.org.uk