Hospital Chaplain

Pediatric Emergency Department, Pediatric Outpatient Clinic, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Pediatric Intensive Monitoring Unit Laakso, Wards Vuori and Avaruus, and Pastoral care coordination 
 
Street address
New Children's Hospital
Stenbäckinkatu 9, Helsinki
2nd floor, chaplain's office
 
Mailing address
PO Box 347
00029 HUS

Contact information
Hospital Chaplain Johanna Tammelin, tel. +358 50 427 0537.
 
 
Wards Taika and Tähti
 
Street address
Park Hospital
Stenbäckinkatu 11, Helsinki
E-wing, room 218

Mailing address
PO Box 281
00029 HUS
 
Contact information
Hospital Chaplain Tarja Ferrand, tel. +358 50 427 0527
 
 
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Saari (Women's Hospital)
 
Street address
Women's Hospital
Haartmaninkatu 2, Helsinki
Room B6.08
 
Mailing address
PO Box 140
00029 HUS
 
Contact information
Hospital Chaplain Maria Lappalainen, tel. +358 50 427 1181 



The hospital chaplain offers guidance for children, adolescents, parents and the entire family. You can approach the hospital chaplain to discuss your own thoughts, feelings, or life's deep, fundamental questions regardless of religious beliefs. The patient's grandparents can also contact the chaplain. In addition to offering counselling, the chaplain is also responsible for prayer, baptisms and other religious ceremonies.

The hospital chaplain is an employee of the Evangelic Lutheran Church of Finland and has received specific training for this task. Conversations with the chaplain are always strictly confidential and held in a manner that respects the person’s religious beliefs.

The hospital chaplain is a member of a multi-professional team and provides support for the staff performing demanding work.

 

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