Staff support: Chaplaincy is here for you

The Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care Department is available to support all staff and volunteers in the hospital.

  • We are happy to talk to anyone about anything
  • We can often respond at short notice
  • We can offer an informal chat or make an appointment with you
  • We can see you for a one off conversation or several conversations over a period of time
  • We can assure you that conversations are kept in confidence (except where there is danger to you or someone else)
  • If we’re not the right people for you, we’ll help you find someone who is
Chapel Garden bench

Chapel Garden bench

  • We offer places of peace and quiet to reflect and refresh
  • We offer times of worship
  • We continue to support staff teams at times of loss and can offer Memorial Services for colleagues
  • We are interested in you as a person and are willing to share any concerns or dilemmas you might have
  • We will respond to your requests for Chaplaincy help with patients in a timely manner
  • We are happy to offer advice as part of a Multi-Disciplinary Team approach to the care of patients
  • We can offer visits to patients who you are concerned about
  • We offer staff training in spiritual and religious care, providing resources and information

Places and times Chaplaincy might offer assistance: 

  • Supporting staff working alongside patients
  • Trauma and critical care
  • Bereavement support
  • Neonatal support – naming & blessing ceremonies
  • Emergency weddings
  • End-of-life care and support
  • A holistic contribution to patient experience
  • Support for wellbeing in the workplace
  • Equality, inclusion and diversity

The Department is committed to supporting all pastoral, spiritual and religious needs and wishes to support staff in providing the best possible care.