The Association of Chaplaincy
in General Practice

Improving care through listening and guidance

Upcoming Events

Online Training

Primary Care Chaplaincy: Set Up – Tuesday 2nd November 2021

We are excited to be able to offer a half-day online seminar exploring what it takes to start a Primary Care Chaplaincy service where you are. This is likely to be of most interest to GPs, faith group leaders or charities who are interested in offering Primary Care Chaplaincy, whether paid or voluntary. For more details or to register please click here.

ACGP Annual Continuing Professional Development 2021 – Tuesday 30th November 2021

We are delighted to be able to offer a half-day online event to provide support, encouragement and Continued Professional Development for Primary Care Chaplains. This event is for those already working as chaplains in Primary Care, whether paid or voluntary, full-time or part-time. For more details and to register please click here.

Foundations of Primary Care Chaplaincy – Thursday 10th and Tuesday 15th February 2022

We are delighted to announce that we will be hosting our training course for new and prospective chaplains working in Primary Care again next year.

‘Foundations of Primary Care Chaplaincy’ is a two-day interactive training programme and will take place online on Thursday 10th and Tuesday 15th February 2022. Click here for more details and to register.

Past Events

Scroll down for details of previous events, including links to the presentations from our conference in January.

Online Training

Foundations of Primary Care Chaplaincy – Feb/Mar 2021 and Sep 2021

Our training course for new and prospective chaplains working in Primary Care has been very well received!

‘An excellent course; well resourced, absorbing and motivating.’

‘I really enjoyed the course, I learned a lot and it gave me a clear focus on how to proceed.’

‘Thank you for the 2 day course it was so relevant; just what was needed to encourage and equip me to set up my local project.’

Online Conference

The Way Forward: A Better Story in Whole Person Healthcare – Tuesday 12th January 2021

A webinar exploring how social prescribing and primary care chaplaincy can enable more effective care for the whole person.

COVID-19 has heightened the awareness in healthcare of the importance of our common humanity. This webinar explores how understanding social prescribing and spiritual factors can honour that humanity and enable more effective care for the whole person.

This unique event on holistic primary care brings together a wide range of contributors from the fields of medicine, mental health and spiritual care. The video presentations from the webinar can be accessed here, including those from our keynote speakers, Helen Stokes Lampard, Chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and Bishop James Newcome, Health and Social Care advisor House of Lords. A copy of the day’s programme is available here: