Type of ward
Palatine ward is an integrated haematology and young
oncology ward. It has specifically designed areas for teenagers and
young adults (TYA) up to the age of 24, alongside inpatient
treatment and care for adult haematology patients, over the age of
Palatine ward also provides HEPA filtered accommodation for
patients having high dose chemotherapy; and bone marrow transplants
for leukaemia, lymphoma and solid tumours of all ages over 16
The ward provides age appropriate inpatient accommodation for
younger patients, (i.e children and TYA), requiring radioisotope
treatment and is a clinical area for post general anaesthetic
recovery of children having general anaesthetic for
Number of beds
31 single rooms all with en-suite facilities of which 12 rooms
have a special HEPA filtration system providing a protective air
environment for patients receiving transplants.
Open visiting, although we ask that visitors come no later than
Meal times, drinks and snacks
- Breakfast - 8:00am
- Lunch - 12:30pm
- Dinner - 5:30pm
Snacks and drinks can be provided at any time.
Accommodation is available to parents and relatives of all YOU
patients. Please ask a member of staff if you require use of these
Rob's Day Unit:
This is a day unit specifically for delivery of outpatient
treatment for 16-24 year old patients. It is situated on ground
floor of the Palatine Treatment Centre in Department 30.
Number of beds
There are 3 chairs and 2 beds within the unit.
The day unit is open 8:30am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday.
Young Oncology Outpatient Clinics:
The outpatient clinics are located on the ground floor of the
Palatine Treatment Centre in Department 30 and facilitate clinics
for all young oncology patients including paediatrics.
There is a separate specially designed paediatric waiting room
and multifunction room for consultation or play therapy.
The outpatient clinics are open 8:30am - 4:30pm Monday to