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The receptionist, who had watched a person limping up to the desk to book in, was now stood at the entrance to the cubicle where I was working with a smile and at the same time quizzical look on her face asking “did you do that” having seen the...

A young person with a diagnosis of Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) recently came to the Healing Centre at Eastgate. This condition meant they were unable to eat gluten, dairy, soy and fish without being very sick.

Whilst being prayed for...

On one of my night shifts I was caring for a patient with terminal bowel cancer.  As a result she had constant faecal leakage resulting in a very sore sacral area... just like a very bad nappy rash. As I was cleaning her up I was praying for...

I recently reviewed one of my patients who is under the cardiology clinic with an abnormal heart rhythm she had had for years. She had been on increasing doses of medication to bring it under control with no improvement despite being on the full...

A lady from Church brought her Mother to the Minor Injury Unit, she had a large skin flap wound to her arm which took some time to treat.  The lady was advised to see a Practice Nurse at the GP Surgery for follow up and ongoing care as this...

After reviewing an X-ray the person was very relieved to know that there was no fracture and therefore could expect the soft tissue damage and pain to resolve over the next few of weeks .... but God!!

As part of general conversation I felt Holy...

A father and daughter came to my workplace, we recognised each other - they are Christians.  We had not seen each other for a number of years. 

The daughter had injured her foot three days previously and had been unable to put...

Whilst discussing the management plan with a person who had debilitating foot pain - which included providing crutches to aid weightbearing - they explained that they had previously been a Hospital Chaplain.  It...

Some time ago I had the following interaction during one of my sessions as a locum doctor in general practice. 

A man came into my consulting room, we exchanged pleasantries, he sat down in a chair and I asked him how I could help. His reply...

Recently a GP and her husband decided to visit the Healing Centre at Eastgate.

The husband had been off work with back pain/sciatica for about 6 weeks.  Whilst the back issue was being prayed for he suddenly felt his right ear ‘pop’...

I work at a special needs school and when I walked into the staffroom at lunch recently two nurses were deep in conversation about a Christian who had declared that someone's leg would be healed when they prayed (I don't know the...

One time a little while ago, there was a girl who had come through A&E who I got to spend time with on the children's ward.

She’d been at boarding school most of her life and had a history of troubled relationships with her family. She was...

Recently a woman came to the Healing Centre who had been suffering with nasal congestion and ongoing issues with indigestion.   

A member of the team had a very strong impression that the woman had a problem with her feet and...

Have you ever been overwhelmed and wondered where God is in the process? It is at times like this when we can take courage from the story of Gideon in the Bible, where God called him a mighty warrior! Gideon judged himself based on his circumstances...

I was halfway through a very busy shift one day when a colleague told me that her hip was causing her a lot of pain and was having difficulty walking. She has had problems with the hip for some time.

We have had conversations in the past about how...

The story of a person's foot becoming pain free after praying for them was enough for one of my colleagues to suggest, with a smile on her face, that I go to the busy waiting area and clear it out by doing the same!!

Another colleague with a...

Having examined a persons thumb I was sure that they had a tendon injury, so convinced that this was the case we had a discussion about a specialist referral to a hospital some miles away.  

On returning from X-ray, confirming there was no...

Whilst volunteering as hospital chaplains one day, we found ourselves in the A&E ‘overflow area’. The staff pointed out a man with dementia who had been there for 24 hours; the nursing home had refused to take him back due to him being...

I was visiting A&E this week as a hospital Chaplin. I had a feeling that something special was going to happen, as before I left I noticed gold dust on the chair I was sitting on!  As I entered the hospital I was talking to Holy Spirit and...

Early one evening over the Summer our cat unfortunately brought in a baby sparrow she’d caught. We managed to prise it away from her, check it all over for wounds and damaged wings, and noticed it was very young because it had very...

As a voluntary hospital chaplaincy team, we often get opportunities to pray for people. One time we met a lady who had just been told she was going to need a triple heart bypass. Understandably she was frightened and she looked pale and gaunt. After...

Before walking around the hospital one night, myself and Lorimer from our team prayed and were drawn to some art work on the wall in the hospital cafe. It was a photo of something metallic which was catching the light.  We were reminded...

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