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The Teenage Cancer Trust Unit at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre was opened in May 2007.

Teenage Cancer Trust fund 1 expert staff member at the unit:

  • Youth Support Coordinator

We also fund a national Lead Nurse for Scotland in partnership with the Managed Service Network (MSN) for Children and Young People with Cancer.

They ensure the best possible quality care is given so that the young person is treated as a young person first and cancer patient second.

 

 

2007

opened

16-24

year olds

6

inpatient beds

  • 2 single ensuite rooms
  • 2 two-bed bays
  • Recreational area with kitchen diner
  • Conservatory
  • All bedrooms equipped with soft furnishings, bespoke furniture, TV, DVD and gaming facilities
  • Dedicated Teenage Cancer Trust Wifi with laptops

The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, Glasgow

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For every young person we can currently support, there's another we can't. We need to raise £20 million by 2020 to reach every young person with cancer. Find out more ›

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