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This page has information about the chaplains that are available to support you. It also gives you information about the chapels in the hospitals and how to contact them.

What we do

Whatever cultural, religious or spiritual beliefs you may have, you have the right to have these beliefs respected, as long as this is possible and does not impose excessively on the rights of others. Please let the nursing staff know what you need and every effort will be made to arrange this for you.

Our chaplaincy team works as part of the overall healthcare team, seeking to create a calm and comforting environment in which individual needs can be recognised valued and safeguarded. Chaplains are often uniquely placed to relate to individuals in their ill health, to discern their needs and provide forms of pastoral care.

They can help nurture wellbeing, foster hope and support people through the transitions which accompany a period of ill health. This is not confined to emergency situations or moments of crisis but also to meet everyday spiritual needs.

Chaplains are available to patients, relatives and staff at any time to:

  • Listen and talk to those of any faith and none
  • Help individual place their illness in the context of their lives - to find consolation or meaning in pain, suffering and confusion
  • Discuss their feelings, anxieties and fears and those of their family (both spoken and unspoken)
  • Offer time and space for spiritual reflection – to bring out an individuals own hidden strengths which can lead to a sense of wholeness and inner healing
  • Share people’s happiness as well as sadness
  • Look forward to the future with hope

There are hospital chaplains who provide support from the Roman Catholic Church, Church of England and the Free Church, who with their volunteers regularly visit the wards. The chaplains will contact religious and spiritual groups for any patients of other faiths. If you would like to speak to any of the chaplains, please ask your nurse to contact them for you.

Roman Catholic Churches and Free Churches are on call at all times. Ministers of other faiths are available to patients on request.

All chaplains can be contacted, through ward staff, via the Switchboard.

Locations and opening times

At the Royal

The Hospital Chapel is situated on the first floor near the ABC lifts and is open throughout the day. There is a multi-faith prayer room located on the first floor near the XYZ lifts, which is also open throughout the day.

At Broadgreen Hospital

The Hospital Chapel is situated on the Surgical Corridor (near the main restaurant) and is open from 6am till 9pm. For patients of all other faiths there is a multi-faith prayer room located on the surgical corridor (near the main restaurant).

Chapel services

Everybody is welcome to attend any of these services.

The Royal

Church of England services are every Sunday at 10.30am

Roman Catholic Mass is every Sunday at 4pm

Please ask your nurse for information about Holy Day services as they are arranged nearer the time and will be advertised around the hospital.

For more information please contact Fr Christopher Peter on 0151 706 2826

Broadgreen Hospital

Church of England services are every Sunday at 4.15pm and every Wednesday at 12.30pm.

Roman Catholic Mass is every Sunday at 11am and weekdays Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 10am.

Please ask your nurse for information about Holy Day services as they are arranged nearer the time and will be advertised around the hospital.

For more information please contact Rev. George Perera on 0151 706 6235

If you would like to receive the Holy Communion on the ward please ask staff on duty to contact the relevant hospital chaplain.