Chaplaincy Service - Launceston General Hospital

Tasmanian Health Service - Northern Region

About us

A Chaplaincy service is available to patients while attending the Launceston General Hospital. The Chaplain is dedicated to providing friendly support to you and your family.

The Chaplain provides a ministry of pastoral care and concern to patients, their families and the hospital staff.


By being and showing a warm, caring presence.


Helping people face a stressful event with faith, hope and courage and being alongside them as they make hard decisions and choices.


A caring presence


Bedside communion


Naming ceremonies

Church Representatives

If you wish, the Chaplaincy service can contact pastoral visitors from churches of other denominations.


You are always welcome in the hospital chapel for times of reflection and prayer. You will find it a warm, inviting and quiet place to be.

It is located on level 3, along from the main entrance and is open 24 hours a day.

Worship services are held every Sunday morning at 10.00am. Patients, relatives and staff are welcome.

Contact us

Chaplains can be contacted through a number of staff or by contacting the Switchboard Personnel on telephone number (03) 6777 67771.