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Last updated 26th March 2021

Support hospital chaplaincy

Hospital chaplains are healthcare professionals who, recognised and supported by their respective faith communities, are uniquely qualified and trained to deliver spiritual, pastoral and religious care to patients, clients and staff.

East Lancashire Hospital NHS Trust

(Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital)

Chaplaincy & Bereavement Care Manager:

Rev Canon Andrew Horsfall


Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (Preston and Chorley)


Chaplain: Rev Tom McKinlay

Tel: 01772 522435

University Hospital of Morecambe Bay 

NHS Foundation Trust (Lancaster)


Team Leader: Rev Ian Dewar


Tel: 01524 519231.


Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust 


Team Lead: Rev Ian Baxter



Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Chaplaincy & Spiritual Care Manager: Rev Canon Anne Edwards


Tel: 01942 822324


Useful phone numbers:

Royal Preston Hospital Chaplaincy: 01772 52 2350

Chorley & South Ribble Hospital Chaplaincy: 01257 24 7171

Out of Hours referrals calls should always go to the Operator 01772 716 565