Perspectives on ‘Agenda for Change'
Keywords:agenda for change, chaplaincy, direct employment, NHS
Agenda for Change is in the process of being implemented throughout the NHS. Those chaplains who are directly employed are already involved in this process, and anticipate that for both full and part time chaplains it will have a profound effect on pay, terms and conditions of employment, and professional development. This article offers three perspectives on Agenda for change; they explore some of the benefits that it is expected to bring, but also touch on some of the difficulties along the way to implementation.