14th Consultation of the ENHCC

Debrecen, Hungary - 1 to 5 of June 2016

"Advancing care of the soul: sharing best practice to promote spiritual health"

It is our pleasure to invite you to the 14th Consultation of ENHCC which will be held between June 1-5, 2016, in Debrecen, Hungary. We are excited about this opportunity to meet, share and work together from different countries, views, cultural and denominational experiences because we believe it can enable us to improve health care chaplaincy. We face a chaotic and confused world also reflecting itself in health care and thus making the topic for this consultation both very relevant and exciting.

Invitation Letter from the Organiser

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Reformed Great Church of Debrecen


The European Network of Health Care Chaplaincy

provides opportunities for representatives of European professional associations for chaplains and of churches and faiths to exchange and learn from each other in the care for the existential, spiritual and religious needs of patients, relatives and staff. The network works for the development of professional guidelines, promotes a high quality standard of health care chaplaincy and advocates the integration of spiritual care in health care. The Network was founded during the sixth consultation for European hospital chaplains at the Orthodox Academy of Crete in November 2000.

Members of the ENHCC Committee elected at Salzburg in June 2014


The European Network of Health Care Chaplaincy

Statement - Health Care Chaplaincy in the Midst of Transition


This statement is intended as a resource to:

* Stimulate discussion and debate amongst the European health care chaplaincy community.

* Help leaders and managers of health care organisations and faith communities to better understand the role and vision of health care chaplains.

* Inform other health care and faith community workers of the breadth of health care chaplaincy and its trends across Europe.

Salzburg 2014













Dr Anne Vandenhoeck was elected Coordinator of the Network at the 11th Consultation in London in September 2010.

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The on-line European Health Care Chaplaincy Library contains abstracts of articles about health chaplaincy practice together with links to full articles where these are available on the Internet.


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