Where can I pray?

Prayer rooms, chapels and Shabbat rooms are available to patients, relatives and hospital staff. Our facilities are open to those of all faiths and beliefs. They are available to you as a quiet place for private and group prayer or for personal reflection, sanctuary and addressing spiritual needs.

Details of our regular religious services can be found below. Please check hospital noticeboards or ask a member of staff for further information about seasonal special services.

Barnet Hospital multi-faith chaplaincy centre

Prayer room

Barnet Hospital's prayer room is accessible 24 hours a day. The entrance is from the hospital's atrium, on level 0.

Regular services:

  • Sunday, 3.30pm: Christian service with Holy Communion
  • Wednesday and Thursday, 12.30pm: Eucharistic devotion
  • Wednesday and Thursday, 1pm: Roman Catholic Mass
  • Friday, 1pm (November to February) or 1.15pm (March to October): Muslim Jumu’ah prayers

Muslim prayer room

The Muslim prayer room is accessible 24 hours a day. It is located next to the chapel and is available for daily prayers.

Jewish Shabbat room

The Jewish Shabbat room is located next to the prayer room and is currently available during Shabbat only. The door code for access is obtainable from a chaplain or from the security office located close to the main entrance. Light kosher refreshments are supplied by Ezra U’Marpeh under Kedassiah supervision.

Chase Farm Hospital chapel

Chase Farm Hospital's chapel is open only during the day. It can be found in between the clock tower building and the Highlands wing. If it is locked, hospital staff can borrow the key from the switchboard. They will need their trust ID badge.

Regular services:

  • Sunday, 11.15am: Christian service with Holy Communion
  • Monday, 5pm: Roman Catholic Mass
  • Wednesday, 1.15pm: Christian service with Holy Communion
  • Friday, 1pm (November to February) or 1.15pm (March to October): Muslim Jumu’ah prayers

Royal Free Hospital multi-faith chaplaincy centre

Chapel

Regular services:

  • Sunday, 2.15pm: Holy Communion (Church of England)
  • Sunday, 3pm: Roman Catholic Mass
  • Wednesday, 1.15pm: Holy Communion (Church of England)
  • Friday, 1pm (November to February) or 1.15pm (March to October): Muslim Jumu’ah prayers

Muslim prayer room

The Muslim prayer room, next to the chapel, is open 4.30am-11pm and has integral separate male and female washing facilities (wudhu). It is available for daily prayers.

Jewish Shabbat room

The Shabbat room is located next to the chaplaincy office on the medical school corridor. It is open 24-hours a day via a door code obtainable from the chaplaincy office, or from the security office located at the entrance to the emergency department on the lower ground floor. The room is available for prayer, reflection and refreshment over Shabbat and throughout the week. Light kosher refreshments are supplied by Ezra U’Marpeh under Kedassiah supervision.