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Bringing a child to hospital, whether it be for tests or major treatment, can be a stressful and disorienting experience. Chaplains are available to support you during this time. Spiritual support is likely to be of benefit whether or not you are religious or if you belong to a church, temple, synagogue, mosque, or other practice.
Chaplains can assist by:
Professional Chaplains at The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) are trained to offer person centred, inclusive service. We work as members of the multi-disciplinary team addressing the needs of patients and families. We offer a respectful spiritual care service that honours the dignity and value of each person.