Healthcare Ethics Training Day

Healthcare Ethics Traing Day Healthcare Ethics training day: This event was jointly organised by the NIHCA, Belfast Trust Chaplaincy Dept and the HSC Bereavement Coordinators. Approx 65 people from a wide variety of healthcare backgrounds attended the training on Thurs 23rd Nov 2017 at Musgrave Park Hospital, Belfast. Rev Dr...

Continue reading

Community Relations Week – International Day of Peace

As part of Community Relations week, Thursday 21st September was International Day of Peace. The chaplains at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, had a drop-in for staff to meet members of the wider chaplaincy team, including some of our other Faith/Belief volunteers.  Photo 1 - Ruth Yeo (Humanist/Non-religious pastoral support...

Continue reading

ERICH Launch – Leuven, Belgium

On the 6/7th June 2017, members of the NIHCA travelled to the beautiful historic city of Leuven just a short distance from Brussles to attend the launch of the European Research Institute for Chaplaincy in Healthcare (ERICH).  The launch ran over two days.  On day one the agenda included: The...

Continue reading

September Training – Dromantine Retreat Centre

The NIHCA recently hosted two training days at Dromantine Retreat Centre, Newry. On Tuesday 13th Sept 2016 Mrs Carolyn Patterson led us in thinking about "The Shepherd in pastoral care - a model for chaplaincy?" 22 chaplains attended. Carolyn is a deaconess with the Apostolic Pentecostal Church, Belfast. She has...

Continue reading

Belfast Trust

Belfast Trust Chaplaincy News “New beginnings” The Belfast Trust Chaplaincy Department has celebrated a number of significant events in recent months. On Thursday 3rd December 2015 a special Advent service was held to officially welcome Mrs Vivienne Manley to the chaplaincy team in the Belfast City Hospital (BCH) where she...

Continue reading