The AHPCC has been instrumental in professionalising chaplaincy. This section contains the Guidelines, Competencies, Standards and code of Conduct which we have helped to set in place and to which we subscribe.

Publications

Chaplaincy Guidelines
The AHPCC (2013) and NHS England (2015) Guidelines for employers and managers.

Competencies
The chaplain’s role and ability to provide spiritual care in hospice and palliative care.

Chaplaincy Standards
The nature and quality of the service that chaplains should provide.

UKBHC Code of Conduct
The Professional Code of Conduct used by the AHPCC, CHCC, NIHCA & SACH.