Cultural & Religious Needs


Every effort is made to facilitate patients from different cultures and religions in the hospital. The Catering Department recognises various diets and can provide Halal, Kosher and vegetarian diets as necessary.

Interpreters are available and will be contacted to assist patients understand their care and treatment.


The Central Mental Hospital respects and supports the right of all patients to practice their religion. Ministers of religion of all faiths visit on request. Members of the Roman Catholic chaplaincy team visit the hospital during the week. Mass is celebrated on Sunday mornings at 9.45 am.