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A Chaplain is normally available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. The Trust Switchboard should always be able to contact the on-call Chaplain for you.

 

Ashford Hospital

If a Chaplain is on site he/she will carry bleep 5-965. The Hospital switchboard is always able to contact an appropriate Chaplain for you. Contact the switchboard by dialing ‘0’ on one of the internal phones or 01784 884488 if you are calling from outside the hospital.

Roman Catholic Chaplaincy Mrs Frances Castledine
Church of England Chaplaincy Mrs Maureen Body
Rev'd Harold Nicholson
Free Church Chaplaincy Rev’d Andrew Reed

 

St Peter’s Hospital

The Hospital switchboard is always able to contact an appropriate Chaplain for you. Contact the switchboard by dialing ‘0’ on one of the internal phones or 01932 872000 if you are calling from outside the hospital.

Roman Catholic Chaplain Mrs Elizabeth Lee
Church of England Chaplaincy and Lead Chaplain Rev’d Laurence Gamlen
Free Church Chaplaincy Rev’d Andrew Reed
On Call Chaplain Rev'd Jasmine Runnacles
Volunteer Chaplain for Children’s Wards Rev'd Virginia Smith
Volunteer On Call Chaplain Rev'd Richard Hay

 

The Chaplains are happy to visit anyone, whether or not they belong to a particular denomination or faith. They may also be able to help staff contact the patient’s own religious leader / faith representative, if appropriate. Staff can also refer to the blue folder “Meeting the Patients’ Religious Needs”, available in the ward/clinical area.

 

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