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Hospital Chaplains

Hospital Chaplains


Hospital chaplains provide spiritual, religious and pastoral care in all the hospitals in NHS Grampian.
  • they are available for patients, relatives, carers, visitors and staff
  • to listen...to support....to celebrate....to comfort....to pray
  • in complete confidence no matter what a person's faith or beliefs
This care is available to people with or without specified religious beliefs.
 

Visiting


If you would like the chaplain to visit, please get in touch with the chaplain for that hospital. Each hospital will know how to contact their chaplain or chaplains, or call the Chaplains' Office at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Tel: 01224 553316 Monday-Friday 8.30am-4.30pm for assistance.
 

Sacraments


Should you wish to receive the sacraments (communion, anointing or sacrament of the sick) this can be arranged. Contact the hospital chaplain.
 

Informing churches and faith groups


The hospital chaplains will be pleased to inform a minister, priest or or other religious advisor that a patient is in hospital, provided that the patient has agreed to this. Ask ward staff to contact the chaplain.
 

Contact


For further information contact the chaplains office at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
Tel: 01224 553316.  (Monday-Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm)
 
In the event of an emergency, call the main switchboard on 0345 456 6000 and ask them to page the on-call chaplain.
 
Head of Service - Mark Rodgers Tel: 01224 553166
 

Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

  • Reception - Tel: 01224 553316
  • Mark Rodgers - Tel: 01224 553166
  • James Falconer - Tel: 01224 554905
  • Mairearad Ros - Tel: 01224 559214
  • Sue Rayner - Tel: 01224 553271
  • Katrina Blackwood - Tel: 01224 551016
  • Judith Pirie - Tel: 01224 559898

Aberdeen Maternity Hospital

  • Mark Rodgers - Tel: 01224 553166

Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital

  • James Falconer - Tel: 01224 554905

Roxburghe House

  • Mairearad Ros - Tel: 01224 557077

Woodend Hospital

  • Reception - Tel: 01224 556788
  • Gillian Douglas - Tel: 01224 556006

Cornhill Hospital

  • Reception - Tel: 01224 557231
  • Jim Simpson - Tel: 01224 557293
  • Donald Meston - Tel: 01224 557231
  • Pamela Adam - Tel: 01224 557484

The Links Unit, City Hospital / Aberdeen Community Health and Care Village

  • Katrina Blackwood - Tel: 01224 551016
If you need to speak to a Chaplain in the Aberdeenshire or Moray area, please contact the main reception on 01224 553316.

We also have contact details for all the main faith/belief groups in Grampian.