Health and Social Care

The Church has, since earliest times, been committed to caring for those who are sick or in need. Indeed, institutions established by churches and religious orders laid the foundations of the modern health service.

The Church has, since earliest times, been committed to caring for those who are sick or in need. Indeed, institutions established by churches and religious orders laid the foundations of the modern health service.

Catholics in Health Care

The Healthcare Reference Group was created in 2003 following a new initiative of the Bishops to give pastoral support to those working in healthcare in England and Wales.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidelines

Despite the low risk to the public from coronavirus, we have issued guidelines to enable Catholic churches and organisations to find the relevant information in one place.

Healthcare Downloads

A series of healthcare resources produced by the 'Catholics in Healthcare' project. We have guides available for download for clinicians, carers and patients.