We’ll deliver mail to your room every morning. Stamps and stationery are available in the Gift Shop. Give your outgoing mail to your nurse or to a volunteer for mailing.
While we strive to provide quality health care and services to our patients, we understand that you may have concerns related to your hospitalization. A representative from our Patient Relations office is available to help facilitate resolution of a patient complaint or concern. If you need assistance, do not hesitate to contact Patient Relations at 417-820-9272.
Our social workers are available to help patients and family members deal with financial, social and emotional problems that relate to illness or hospitalization, including planning for long-term illnesses and rehabilitation. If you'd like to speak with a social worker, please ask your nurse and they will schedule that service for you. Social Services can be reached Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.For more information call 417-820-3462.
Van K. Smith Community Health Library - located in C.H. ‘Chub’ O’Reilly Cancer Center, Cancer Resource Center, 2055 South Fremont Avenue serves patients, family members, and members of the community.
At Mercy, spiritual care is available to all patients and their families, regardless of religious preference or beliefs. St. John’s chapel, which is always open, is located on the 6thfloor.
If you or your family has questions about a medical ethical issue, we have an ethicist on staff and an Ethics Committee at Mercy. Call 417-820-2153 from outside the hospital for an ethics consultation.