Chaplaincy, Religious and Palliative Care Organisations

Chaplaincy Organisations

CHCC (College of HealthCare Chaplains)
ENHCC (European Network of Health Care Chaplaincy)
ERICH (European Research Institute for Chaplaincy in Healthcare)
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

Hospital Chaplaincies Council – Church of England department for chaplaincy
(Ministries Council – Chaplaincy) – Church of Scotland department for chaplaincy
(Health Care Chaplains Steering Committee) – English Free Churches department for chaplaincy
(Conference of Bishops – Healthcare) – Roman Catholic department for chaplaincy

Palliative Care and End of Life organisations

Care Information Scotland
Dying Matters
Hospice UK (Formerly 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 encouraging openness to End of Life issues
The Guntrip Trust – 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 (British and Irish Association for Practical Theology) – Special interest group
St Padarn’s Institute – Chaplaincy studies provider
Forum Business Media – Commercial training organisation specialising in health and social care
NES – NHS department supporting chaplaincy training in Scotland
Hospital/Healthcare Chaplaincy Training and Development – NHS department supporting chaplaincy training in England