Finding the chaplaincy facilities


Colchester Hospital chaplaincy centre

The Chapel has been relocated and will be open from Friday 7 June 2019.

You can access the Chapel on the Ground Floor outside Radiotherapy Entrance (between the main hospital and Gainsborough).

There are prayer mats, and sacred texts for several different faiths. The chapel is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Patients, staff, and carers are welcome to come and enjoy the peace and serenity of this place, pray, or reflect.

People may write in the prayer book, light a candle, or hang a symbol on the prayer tree. Regular services are held throughout the week in the chapel. Times are posted on the chapel door.

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 Colchester chapel


Ipswich Hospital chapel

The chapel is in the North Zone of the hospital. Follow signs for the Chaplaincy Centre. The Chapel contains formal and informal seating areas and is open 24 hours a day throughout the year (except for brief periods when collective prayer and/or worship may be taking place for people to use as a place of quietness and reflection.

There is also a Prayer Room available for Muslim prayers throughout the day and prayer mats are provided at the rear of the Chapel for use when the Prayer Room may not be accessible.

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The Oasis Garden is situated in the Central Zone of the hospital, opposite the Operations Centre.

 Ipswich Hospital chapel



Clacton Hospital Chapel

The chapel is on the first floor of the hospital and can be found by following the signs for the Chapel. The chapel is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Prayer mats and sacred texts are available.  All are welcome to enjoy the quiet of the chapel, pray or reflect.

Clacton hospital chapel


Aldeburgh Hospital, Bluebird Lodge, and Felixstowe Hospital

These hospitals have no formal chapel. Chaplains can be contacted directly via the hospital switchboard to arrange visits.


Harwich Hospital Chapel / Multi-faith Room

The multi-faith room is located on the first floor of the hospital and is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

harwich multi-faith room



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