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The chaplaincy provides pastoral, spiritual and religious care to patients, visitors and staff of all religions and beliefs, including those with non-religious beliefs. 

The Chaplaincy team includes Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim, Sikh and Non-religious chaplains.  The wider team of volunteers also includes Baha'i, Buddhist and Jain representatives.

We also provide the Chaplaincy service to Leicestershire Partnership Trust's Community and Mental Health hospitals.

For updates on Chaplaincy activities and events see our Twitter feed: @Leic_Chaplaincy    

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If there is not an appropriate person within the team you can ask us to contact someone of your own religion or belief.  All members of the chaplaincy are happy to work with those of different religions and beliefs.

The chaplains regularly visit the wards and are always happy to see patients or visitors, to offer a 'listening ear'. They are also available to pray with a patient or offer the appropriate religious/non-religious support in an emergency. 

  • If you would like to speak to a chaplain you can contact the chaplaincy team at your hospital (details below). 

  • If you would like a member of the chaplaincy to visit a friend or relative in hospital please use the contact details below for the hospital where he/she is a patient. His/her name will be passed to the appropriate member of the team.
  • If you wish to request a chaplain to visit a patient in an emergency, at any time of the day or night, please ask a member of the nursing staff to contact the chaplain who is on-call. Please make clear the faith of the patient or if your request is specifically for a Roman Catholic Priest.


Chaplaincy contact details

The first point of contact for the Chaplaincy is the chaplaincy office at each hospital.  General enquiries can be addressed to Mark Burleigh, Head of Chaplaincy.

Glenfield Hospital Leicester General Hospital Leicester Royal Infirmary
(0116) 258 3413
(0116) 258 4243
(0116) 258 5487

Please be aware that email is not secure, for more information read our email guidance.

Information leaflet for patients and families - The hospital chaplains