The Spiritual Care Centre
The Spiritual Care Centre is situated on the first floor near
the bridge. It is always open and is a place of quiet for
The Chaplaincy Department has three Chaplains on the Team from
different Christian Denominations, together with a number of
volunteers who visit round the wards and help to bring patients
along to services in the Spiritual Care Centre (formerly
The Chaplain's role is to help cater for the Spiritual,
Religious, and Pastoral needs of patients, relatives and staff.
Chaplains are on call 24/7 so please contact us if we can help in
any way on ext.4543 or bleep the on call Chaplain via the
Our Chaplains are always available for prayer and spiritual
support. Anglican, Roman Catholic or Free Church clergy are
appointed by the hospital. Contacts for other faiths are available
via the Chaplins.
Please ask a member of staff who will help you. On Sunday at
11am there is an Interdenominational Service with Holy Communion
for staff, patients and relatives. Helpers are available to assist
patients to and from the Centre if needed. Holy Communion is also
available on the wards. Please ask the nursing staff to inform the
hospital chaplain. Gideon New Testaments are placed in each bedside
locker - please tell a member of staff if it is missing. Copies of
the Koran are also available, together with other Holy Books, for
example the Jewish, Buddhist or Hindu faiths.