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Chaplaincy Events

NHS Regional Carol Services 2018

 Durham Cathedral: Tuesday 4th December at 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm)

York Minster:   Wednesday 5th December at  7.30pm


Trust-wide Christmas events Christmas 2018

  Events before Christmas 

Darlington Memorial Hospital

  Tuesday 11h December:           

3.00pm Carol Service in the Hospital Chapel,  with North Road Community Choir

Friday 21st December:         

Carol singing on wards with North Road Community Choir,   6.30pm                          

  University Hospital of North Durham

  Wednesday 12th December:     

Hospital Carol Service, 3.00pm in Outpatients Reception, With Sherburn Hill Salvation Army Band.

Tuesday 18th December:          Durham Constabulary Band will play carols on the wards

                                                   From 7.00pm

  Wednesday 19th  December:    53rd   year of Carol Singing with Durham Choral Society, 7.00pm →

 Monday  24th December:            Carol Singing with the local churches group, 7.00pm →


Bishop Auckland General Hospital 


Monday 10th  December:          

 Christmas Carol Service, 2.00pm in Chimneys Cafe with children from Cockton Hill Infants' School

  Monday 10th  December:          

Child Bereavement Memorial Service, 7.00pm in Bishop Auckland Methodist Church (opposite the hospital entrance)

Tuesday 11th  December:          Lung Cancer Memorial Service 2.00pm at Bishop Auckland              Methodist Church (opposite the hospital entrance)

  Thursday 13th December:       

Shildon Salvation Army Band will play carols in the wards  From 6.00pm

Monday 17th  December:       2.00pm Nativity Play in Chimney's restaurant   With Children from St. Wilfred's Primary School


Chester le Street Community Hospital

Sunday 16th December:            11.30am, Chester le Street Salvation Army band

Christmas Services

Darlington Memorial Hospital

Christmas Day, December 25th, 10.30am in the Hospital Chapel: Carols and Communion.

Bedside communion/prayers by arrangement


University Hospital of North Durham

Christmas Day, December 25th: 11.15am in the Hospital Chapel; Carols and Communion.

Bedside communion/prayers by arrangement




'I cannot commend the clinic enough. It is marvellous we have this service at all and well done to you all.'

Patient, Coronary Heart Disease / Heart Failure Service, Shotley Bridge Community Hospital