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The unit was opened in May 2010.
Teenage Cancer Trust fund two expert staff here:

  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Youth Support Coordinator

 

The unit was refurbished in 2017, This refurbishment extended into Ward 14 (Paediatric Outpatients & Daycase) by upgrading and increasing the size of the Teenage waiting room, creating a dedicated Teenage Daycase chemo area and installing wall graphics in the side rooms and treatment rooms.

2010

opened

13-18

year olds

3

en-suite bedrooms

  • 3 bed bay, and 4 additional transitional beds
  • Recreational room with kitchen/diner
  • Study
  • Complementary therapy room and 'penthouse' recreational area with kitchenette
  • Family room, parent's room with kitchen

The Great North Children's Hospital

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