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The first unit in Birmingham was built at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham in 2000 as one of the first Teenage Cancer Trust units in the country. This amazing unit was updated and re-provided in May 2011 when the new hospital was built.

Teenage Cancer Trust fund 6 expert staff here:

  • Nurse Consultant
  • 2 Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • 2 Youth Support Coordinators
  • TYA Service Administrator

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.




year olds


en-suite bedrooms

  • 2 four-bed bays
  • Day care facility
  • Cinema style Eden room
  • Study/Education room
  • Kitchen/diner dayroom with breakfast bar and lounge area
  • Relatives room

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Young Persons Unit

Why we need you

Right now, we can't reach every young person who needs our support. Join us and help make sure every young person with cancer gets the care they deserve. Find out more ›


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