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The York Hospital

Meet the Chaplaincy Team

  • Revd Stuart Petty (Church of England) senior chaplain, full time
  • Revd Andrew Foster (Methodist) chaplain, full time
  • Fr Pat O'Keefe (Roman Catholic) sessional
  • Canon Michael Ryan (Roman Catholic) locum
  • Revd Ann Vaughan (Methodist) locum
  • Mrs Gillian Eweis (Church of England) sessional

The Chapel of Christ the Healer

The Chapel is situated on the main street within the hospital. It is dedicated to Christ the Healer and is always open for prayer and is a place to find peace and quiet.

There is a 'prayer tree' situated in the Chapel on which you are invited to place a prayer request.

Referral forms are also available in the Chapel, which can be posted at the chaplaincy office, if you or someone you are visiting would like contact with the chaplaincy.

Prayer space/quiet space

The prayer space is adjacent to the Chapel. This can be used for prayer, quiet and reflection.

We have prayer mats and prayer books available for those of the Muslim, Sikh and Baha'i faiths. There is also a portable Hindu mandir.

Muslim Friday prayers are held at 1.30pm.

Chapel services

  • Weekdays 8.30am - Morning Prayer
  • Wednesdays 1.10pm - Holy Communion
  • Sundays 11.00am - Holy Communion

All are welcome at every service.

Patients can be escorted to the chapel/prayer room/quiet space by members of the chaplaincy team, with ward staff permission.

Whilst in hospital, if you would like to receive Holy Communion on the wards, let the staff know and they will contact the chaplaincy team.

Referrals

We always welcome referrals of anyone who would appreciate support during their time in hospital. To refer someone to the chaplaincy department, telephone the main office or if your call is urgent, contact the main switchboard on 01904 631313, they will contact the appropriate person.

How to contact a chaplain

Please do not hesitate to contact us if we can be of any help at any time.

Name Telephone Email 
The Revd Stuart Petty 01904 725579 (voicemail 24 hours) stuart.petty@york.nhs.uk
The Revd Andrew Foster 01904 725678 (voicemail 24 hours) andrew.foster@york.nhs.uk
Out of hoursContact the on call duty chaplain via switchboard on 01904 631313. 

To write to us:

The Chaplaincy Department
York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Wigginton Road
York
YO31 8HE

Visiting times

2pm – 3.30pm
6.30pm – 8pm

Our elderly wards are trialling new extended visiting times from 2.30 - 7.30pm for those visiting patients on wards 25, 26, 35, 36, 37 & 39. Mealtimes will be displayed on the ward and should still be respected. For more information see our visitors code.



Contact details

Wigginton Road
York
YO31 8HE

Tel: (01904) 631313
Fax: (01904) 631314

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Visiting times

2pm – 3.30pm
6.30pm – 8pm

Our elderly wards are trialling new extended visiting times from 2.30 - 7.30pm for those visiting patients on wards 25, 26, 35, 36, 37 & 39. Mealtimes will be displayed on the ward and should still be respected. For more information see our visitors code.



Contact us

Wigginton Road
York
YO31 8HE

T: (01904) 631313
F: (01904) 631314

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