Support our work

The Teenage Cancer Trust Unit at Southampton General Hospital was opened in September 2013. Teenage Cancer Trust also funded an upgrade of AV/IT in all 9 bespoke BMT beds plus additional access to TYA equipment and facilities. Teenage Cancer Trust have supported the enhancement and creation of a teenage room on this paediatric ward and it opened in September 2015. 

Teenage Cancer Trust fund 2 expert staff at the unit:

  • Lead Nurse 
  • Youth Support Coordinator

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.

 

2013

opened

16-24

year olds

6

en suite bedrooms

  • Opened 2013 for 16-24 year olds
  • 6 inpatient en-suite bedrooms with sofa beds for family and friends to stay overnight
  • 4 day beds
  • Kitchen
  • Parent/family facilities
  • Teenage Cancer Trust also funded an upgrade of AV/IT in all 9 bespoke BMT beds plus additional access to TYA equipment and facilities.

Southampton General Hospital

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