Chaplains of Christian Denominations and other Faiths are
available for spiritual and pastoral help and support.
We are based in the chaplaincy office which is currently
situated down the main hospital corridor at New Cross Hospital. If
no one is in the office then please ask a member of staff to page
the on call chaplain.
Chaplains visit the wards on a regular basis, however, if you
would like to see a chaplain immediately please contact the team on
01902 695098 or call ext. 5098. Altenatively please ask a member of
staff to page the on-call Chaplain.
The Chapel / Prayer Room
The Hospital Chapel / Prayer Room is open daily for prayer and
There is a Service of Holy Communion each Sunday at 9.30am
There is a Roman Catholic Mass each Thursday at 1.00pm.
Muslim Friday Prayers also take place weekly in the prayer room
situated by the old Blue Ribbon Restaurant (by the east
Patients can be escorted to the Chapel/ Prayer Room by
volunteers, with ward staff permission.
Our Mission Statement
The Chaplaincy Team will: "Take forward the Holistic care of all
patients, staff and visitors connected to the Trust by enabling the
Spiritual and Pastoral Care of all to be met.”
Our Vision for the Service By 2013
The Multi-faith Chaplaincy Department will be clearly recognised
and valued for its functions within the life of the Trust by all
stakeholders. It will meet the Spiritual and Pastoral needs of all
stakeholders; those of every and no religion, in a systematic,
effective, patient centred way.
The Chaplaincy team’s values are:
- To treat everyone as an individual.
- Be non-judgemental.
- Maintain confidentiality
- Respect all individuals and to recognise that all human life is
- To provide privacy and dignity. to recognise diversity as a
- To be inclusive of everyone irrespective of age, gender, race,
culture, disability, belief or sexuality.
To Contact the Department:
For more information about the chaplaincy department or to
request a visit from one of the team please contact:
Fr. Craig Fullard (Chaplaincy Team Leader) on
Telephone: 01902 695098 or Ext: 5098