HOSPITAL/HEALTH CARE CHAPLAINCY

WELCOME

Welcome to the website of the Hospital Chaplaincies Council. We hope you enjoy exploring the various aspects of our work

WHAT DO WE DO?

  • enable and co-ordinate the ministry and mission of the Church in the care of the sick.

  • enable those who work in the particular and complex setting of the National Health Service to meet NHS standards of quality and professionalism by providing high quality training.

  • consider questions of policy and practice relating to the Church's ministry in health care.

  • relate to the Department of Health, NHS Executive on chaplaincy - spiritual care issues.

  • liaise with Chief Executives, NHS Trusts and diocesan advisers in relation to chaplaincy - spiritual care provision.

  • resource the provision of Department of Health Assessors in the appointment of chaplains.

  • provide information and advice regarding chaplaincy issues and best practice.

  • offer pastoral care and advice where appropriate to health care chaplains.

 

This page was created on 28 November, 2001