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The award winning Teenage Cancer Trust Unit at University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff was opened in 2009. The Recreation Room on the Teenage Cancer Trust unit was refurbished in 2016.

Teenage Cancer Trust fund 2 expert staff member at the unit:

  • Youth Support Coordinator
  • Teenage & Young Adult Lead Nurse

Our staff make sure the best possible care is given so that patients are treated as young people first, cancer patients second.




year olds


in-patient beds

  • 2 three-bed bays, 2 single en-suite rooms
  • 3 day care chairs within outpatients area
  • Nurse’s office and staff room
  • Examination room
  • Chill out area and TV area
  • Dining area, Computer area and Den
  • Patients kitchen and parent’s room and kitchenette

University Hospital of Wales

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