Alder Hey unit
The Teenage Cancer Trust unit at Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in Liverpool is designed for 13-19 year olds. It has four in-patient beds as well as two day care bays. All bedrooms are equipped with comfy and cosy soft furnishings, bespoke furniture, TV, DVD and gaming facilities. We also provide free Teenage Cancer Trust Wifi and laptops.
Teenage Cancer Trust funds two expert staff at the unit:
They make sure each person having treatment on our ward gets the best possible quality care and is treated as a young person first, and cancer patient second.
The Teenage Cancer Trust unit at Alder Hey was originally opened in November 2003, and we moved to the new Alder Hey Children’s Park when it opened in 2015.
Facilities at Alder Hey
- Two-bed day-case room
- Parent’s room with kitchen
- Recreation lounge with breakfast bar
- Balcony area
- Multi-purpose education room