Chaplaincy Provision

R. Smith made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Barts Health NHS Trust

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Dear Barts Health NHS Trust,

I would like to request the following information, under a freedom of information request, relating to hospital Chaplains and Chaplaincy provision in your Trust.

Could you please provide the following information:

1. Are you:
a. an acute Trust
b. a specialist centre / Trust
c. a community Trust
d. a mental health Trust
e. other, please specify:

2. In total how many beds do you have in your hospital(s)?

3. How many staff by whole-time equivalent and headcount do you have in your hospital?

4. The number of whole-time equivalent and headcount of substantive Chaplaincy Team members by faith/belief demographic:
Faith or Belief - Whole Time Equivalent (WTE) - Head Count
Anglican
Baptist
Buddhist
Christian (other than listed)
Eastern Orthodox
Hindu
Humanist
Islam / Muslim
Jewish
Methodist
Pentecostal/Charismatic
Presbyterian
Quaker
Roman Catholic
Salvation Army
Sikh
United Reformed Church
Other (please specify):
Unknown

5. The number of bank / temporary / zero hours contract Chaplaincy staff by faith/belief demographic:
Faith or Belief - Head Count
Anglican
Baptist
Buddhist
Christian (other than listed)
Eastern Orthodox
Hindu
Humanist
Islam / Muslim
Jewish
Methodist
Pentecostal/Charismatic
Presbyterian
Quaker
Roman Catholic
Salvation Army
Sikh
United Reformed Church
Other (please specify):
Unknown

6. The number of honorary Chaplaincy Team members by faith/belief demographic:
Faith or Belief - Head Count
Anglican
Baptist
Buddhist
Christian (other than listed)
Eastern Orthodox
Hindu
Humanist
Islam / Muslim
Jewish
Methodist
Pentecostal/Charismatic
Presbyterian
Quaker
Roman Catholic
Salvation Army
Sikh
United Reformed Church
Other (please specify):
Unknown

7. Does the Trust have Trainee Chaplain / Entry Level Chaplain (Band 5) roles?

8. If so, how many of the Chaplaincy Team are at this level (whole-time equivalent, headcount and religion/belief)?

9. If so, are the positions permanent or fixed term?

10. What is the rationale for Trainee / Entry Level chaplains within your Trust?

11. Over the last 3 years has the Chaplaincy Team:
a. increased in size
b. remained the same in size
c. decreased in size
If there is a change, please give the whole-time equivalent that has been reduced or increased.

12. What steps or initiatives has the Chaplaincy Team taken to increase the diversity of service provision within your Trust?

13. What spaces do you have for prayer, meditation or worship within your Trust, the number of each type of space and what activities regularly take place in each space?

Chapel
Multifaith space
Single faith prayer space
Designated Muslim prayer space
Quiet room / reflection space
Meeting room space
Counselling room space
Other (please specify):

Thank you for your assistance in providing this information, I look forward to receiving the data within the next 20 working days

Yours faithfully,

R. Smith

BARTSHEALTH, Foi (BARTS HEALTH NHS TRUST), Barts Health NHS Trust

Dear R Smith

Your Request for Information: FOI-0273-22

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Barts Health NHS Trust
Churchill Place Offices
9th Floor,
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Canary Wharf,
London,
E14 5HJ

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BARTSHEALTH, Foi (BARTS HEALTH NHS TRUST), Barts Health NHS Trust

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Dear R Smith

 

Please find attached the Trust’s response to your request.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Freedom of Information Team

Barts Health NHS Trust

Information Governance (FOI)

Shape Your Story

Floor 9, 20 Churchill Place

London, E14 5HJ

 

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