In an average month at Wellington Hospital the 3 (full-time equivalent) chaplains –

  • Spend 520 hours on duty
  • Make 940 visits to patients
  • And 500 visits to family members
  • Are on call for 90 nights
  • Conduct 180 acts of worship with individuals
  • And 16 regular group services
  • And 20 room blessings
  • And attend 40 deaths

Taken from reports for Jan – Mar 2011.

How can you help?

The Wellington Hospital Chaplaincy Trust is counting on your support to help maintain this service by:

  • Volunteering to become a Chaplaincy Assistant involves a selection process and participation in a training program. If you are interested, please phone 3855 999 and ask for a chaplain.
  • Making a donation to the Wellington Hospital Chaplaincy Trust helps greatly.  Donations $5 or over are tax deductible.
  • Leaving a bequest or gift in your will to the Wellington Hospital Chaplaincy Trust supports the work of our dedicated chaplains and assistants.