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Hospital chaplains

"My own serious health setbacks have strengthened my hospital chaplaincy ministry and my own faith," (Judy Burt)

Being Jesus’ hands and feet in our hospitals

“Although we mostly visit Anglicans, there are some regulars  – ‘frequent flyers’, we call them – who benefit from visits, as we walk alongside them on their journey of treatment. The people I feel who get the most from hospital chaplaincy are those who have left their faith behind at some point in their lives,” says retiring Hospital Chaplain and cancer survivor Judy Burt