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TYA Services South West

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust 

TYA Lead Clinician: Toby Talbot

TYA CNS: Hannah Heayn


Adult: On the adult haematology and oncology ward two side rooms and a quiet room have been equipped especially for TYA patient. Similarly in the outpatient chemotherapy unit two side rooms are age appropriate

Paeds: Sennen ward has four individual cubicles and an adjoining adolescent unit where there is a day/activity room open to all teenage patients.

The Cove, a new Macmillan cancer centre opened in October 2016 has dedicated TYA area, including small garden and chill out space.

Taunton & Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

TYA Lead Clinician: Belinda Austin

TYA CNS: Nic Neale        


Adult and Paeds: TYA patients are offered single, private rooms for treatment on Oak (paediatric), Ward 9 (haematology) and Beacon ward (oncology) for inpatients and Oak and the Beacon Centre for outpatients. 4 inpatient rooms on Ward 9 have 'wall landscaping' to appeal to TYA but are not exclusive.

Further age appropriate spaces are in the development and planning stages

Gloucestershire NHS Foundation Trust

TYA Lead Clinician: Asha Jonny

TYA CNS: Meg Wilsher


Adult: The Gloucestershire Oncology Centre at Cheltenham General Hospital. Specific waiting area for TYA.

Paeds: Children's Centre at Gloucester Royal Hospital. Inpatient and outpatient treatment is given in the dedicated oncology unit, away from the main children's ward.

Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust 

TYA Lead Clinician: Hannah Hunter

TYA CNS: Lucy Figg


Adult: Patients receive care on Brent or Bracken Wards and when possible, this is provided in a private single room in partnership with Teenage Cancer Trust. TYA age appropriate improvements have been implemented in both in and out patient areas.

Paeds: Patients receive care in the Children's & Young Peoples Outpatient Department (CYPOD) or on Wildgoose Ward.

Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust

TYA Lead Clinician: Peter Stephens

TYA CNS: Lorraine Beddard


Adult: Age appropriate inpatient in both Adult Oncology and Haematology

Paeds: Two designated TYA inpatient rooms are available on Bramble ward in the Paediatric unit.

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust

TYA Lead Clinician: Mark Robinson

TYA CNS:  Outreach from UH Bristol


Adult: Currently no age appropriate facilities within adult cancer services facilities. A new cancer centre is proposed (2019-20) and the provision of TYA age appropriate accommodation is under discussion.

Paeds: Paediatric oncology shared care team in collaboration with the Paediatric PTC team offer two private en-suite rooms with adjacent sitting room for TYA use.