Events and Training

 Annual meeting

We meet each year in different parts of the country. We share ideas and support each other in our work.
The 10th Meeting of the Paediatric Chaplaincy Network  was at St George’s Hospital, London in November 2017. The theme was Responding to Trauma.

You can view the power points from the day by clicking on the links below:

Trauma and Ethical Spiritual Care

Emergency Spiritual Care Nov 2017

Multidisciplinary Spiritual Care Accredited Module

Centre For Paediatric Spiritual Care (Birmingham Children’s Hospital)

March – June 2018

Introduction and teaching plan

The Centre for Paediatric Spiritual Care and BCH Chaplaincy, in partnership with Staffordshire University and Midlands CYM are again offering an accredited module aimed at multidisciplinary spiritual care practitioners working in health or palliative care.  This course consists of 4 days learning at Birmingham Children’s Hospital and the completion of an assignment at level 4 (first year undergraduate) or level 7 (postgraduate). The module will be underpinned with child and human development theories and how these relate to spiritual care and cover the knowledge, skills and understanding they need in spiritual care with sick children and young people in a multicultural context. You will be able to access to the extensive library of the Centre for Paediatric Spiritual Care.


Teaching days will be at Birmingham Children’s Hospital and one of these days will be spent engaging with children and young people in their spiritual care in the hospital.

22nd March, 25th April, 17th May and 27th June 2018

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Training in Pastoral Supervision

Great Ormond Street Hospital/The Oxford Centre for Spirituality & Wellbeing

March-June 2018

Facilitator: Revd Dr Guy Harri-son, Head of Spiritual & Pastoral Care, OHFT and Director of the Oxford Centre for Spirituality and Wellbeing (OCSW)

Venue: 45 Great Ormond Street, London, WC1N 3JH

Who Should Attend?

Those who work within health care and who supervise volunteers, chaplaincy staff or students and who have a minimum of 3 years’ experience of ministry or practice in which they will supervise others.

Dates: Thursday March 20th 2018, Thursday April 19th 2018, Thursday May 17th 2018, Thursday June 14th 2018

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