Beatson Cancer Charity Wellbeing Centre
The centre offers a relaxing and therapeutic experience to help enhance the wellbeing of Beatson patients. The centre is open to current and former cancer patients and it welcomes both inpatients and outpatients and allows up to 2 visitors per patient.
Where to find us
The centre is located on level 4.
- Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm - with patient only time from between 3pm to 5pm and 8pm to 9pm
- Saturday and Sunday 10am to 5pm - with patient only time between 4pm to 5pm.
What the centre has to offer
There are various spaces within the Wellbeing Centre including the spacious, open lounge or in the quieter Library area. The spaces are light and airy offering views across the west end of Glasgow.
The cinema offers TV channels, Sky and Setanta and a selection of films on DVD. There is no booking system, just come along and we will be happy to help you make use of this wonderful facility. Remember there is no charge for any of our facilities.
We offer a variety of complementary therapies such as reiki, reflexology, massage, facial, manicure, pedicures and podiatry to all our inpatients. All these treatments aim to support patients during their hospital stay.
Our therapies are carried out in two purpose-built treatment rooms and can also be accessed from the wards if a patient is unable to visit the Centre.
Therapies are available to inpatients and outpatients who are receiving treatment within the Daycase unit.
To make an appointment, contact the Wellbeing Centre on 0141 301 7667.
The kitchen offers a variety of hot and cold drinks and biscuits. There is a full range of hot drinks including americano, latte, cappuccino, tea, hot chocolate and Bovril.
A tea trolley also visits outpatients, Daycase units and radiotherapy departments twice a day offering complimentary hot drinks.
Beatson Cancer Charity offers a range of complimentary hairdressing services for inpatients. Our specialist staff offer expert advice on what may happen to your hair during cancer treatment and can provide the following services:
- Haircut, styling and blow-dry
- Head shave or beard trim
- Scarf tying
- Wig fitting.
The wig service is open to all patients and our consultants are there to support patients during what can be a difficult time. We have a wide range of models and colours available and our consultants will help patients choose a wig that makes them feel confident and comfortable. The charity also offers an accompanying wig care pack and wig stand with each wig supplied.
To book a hair appointment contact the Centre directly on 0141 301 7667. To book wig fitting appointment contact our Wig Line on 0141 301 7439.
- Wellbeing Centre 0141 301 7667
- Wig Line 0141 301 7439
Find out more
Our website can be found at www.beatsoncancercharity.org where you can find out all about our upcoming fundraising events and activities.