Chaplaincy and Faith Support

Royal Derby Hospital Centre

The University Chaplaincy team are able to support students and staff at Derby of all faiths or none. Please feel free to get in touch for advice or a chat about anything you like - for example, personal issues, exploring faith or information on university or local faith groups.


Prayer facilities

Students and staff are very welcome to use the Faith Centre at the Royal Derby Hospital. These prayer facilities are available between 9am and 5pm on weekdays on the level one south corridor, near to the pharmacy. For out of hours access, please contact security staff of the hospital. Please wear your ID badges when accessing the Centre. 

Jum'ah Prayers are held in the Prayer Room (a space for people of all faiths or none) on Fridays. There are washing facilities for men and women.

For any queries about the Derby Hospital Chapel or Faith Centre Prayer Room:

t: 01332 789500

Local church information

The Derby Churchnet website gives information on the vast majority of churches in Derby. It covers all of Derbyshire and contains information on over 650 places of worship/congregations of all denominations and traditions.

The nearest Catholic church to the Medical School is around a 20 minute walk away.

Our Lady of Lourdes
36 Uttoxeter Road, Mickleover

Mass: Saturday (Vigil Mass) 6.30pm, Sunday 8am and 10am
Contact: Fr Paul Chipchase on 01332 514107


Chaplaincy and Faith Support

A29, Portland Building
University of Nottingham
University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD

Tel: +44 (0)115 951 3931