Pastoral Services | Bermuda Hospitals Board

The Pastoral Care team cares for a wide range of spiritual needs and spiritual injuries, providing a sensitive and inclusive ministry in health crises. This team consists of approximately 160 representatives from most faith groups in Bermuda. They provide on-call spiritual support for patients, their families, caregivers and staff. The team is available for:

  • Pastoral care and counselling
  • Spiritual assessment, intervention, comfort, and nurture
  • Facilitation and support of religious practices of all faiths and spiritual paths
  • Emotional support
  • Non-judgmental listening
  • Crisis intervention
  • Advocacy for patients and staff
  • Collaboration with all members of the health care team
  • Consultations on advanced directives, end-of-life decisions, and ethical issues

If you need to contact a member of the Pastoral Care team, please inform your nurse.