Bless the work of your hands

November 13, 2015

Throughout the week Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) staff visited the Pastoral Care team on the Level 3 Bridge to celebrate the use of their hands in their work caring for patients.

Pastoral Care Service Coordinator Rich Read said the week-long ceremony provides an opportunity for staff to have their hands blessed, in honour of the work they carry out each day.

“Every staff member contributes to the healing work which takes place at our hospital,” Rich said.

“Whether you are a doctor, work in an office, or as a cleaner, your hands aid in the wonderful work we achieve at RPH.”

A hospital wide education session was also held, with presenter UWA Rev Dr Ian Robinson sharing the “story of healing”. 

The RPH Pastoral Care team is available to provide spiritual care for patients, but also plays an active role in providing assistance and encouragement to staff.

To contact the pastoral care team please call (08) 9224 2482.