Visiting seafarers at the hospital

German Seamen's Mission Cuxhaven visits Seafarer in the hospital. Because of its good accessibility from the North Sea many injured or sick seafarers are being admitted into hospital in Cuxhaven The situation in a hospital in a foreign country is strange and sometimes even scary for a seafarer. On top of his sickness the seafarer has to adjust to a new culture and environment. The ship will continue its journey because of the strict schedule. Nobody speaks his language and he is not used to the local food.

The Seamen's Mission Cuxhaven looks after seafarers in the hospital. We bring the latest Newspaper from his home country, try to get in touch with the family of the seafarer and we take time to listen to his worries and anxieties.