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Chaplains are members of hospital staff trained to provide a high standard of spiritual, religious and pastoral care. There are Christian chaplains (Church of England, Free Church and Roman Catholic), Muslim, Jewish, Sikh, Hindu, Buddhist and Humanist chaplains. They are employed specifically to provide support for staff as well as patients and work closely with clinical teams on the wards.

Although the Chaplains currently come from specific religious traditions, the presence and support that they offer is not limited to people who are religious. They understand that there are times when we all need a compassionate, listening ear, and they are frequently called upon to be alongside staff during their work at hospital.