Befriending Service

Here is everything you need to know about our befriending service


The befriending service provides one-to-one telephone companionship which allows the building of good rapport and regular contact. Our fantastic volunteer befrienders can also highlight how you can find out more about practical and emotional help resources available.

This service is offered to inpatients, outpatients, carers as well as those who have completed treatment for cancer and in need of essential human contact and friendship.


How does it work?

Step 1

Email, call or contact form - All we need is your name, number and why you are interested in the service

Step 2

We'll be in touch - The Beatson team will come back to you within 2 working days to arrange a time

Step 3

Arrange time to chat - After we have found out more about you, we will match you with one of our amazing befriending volunteers.

How can we contact you?

Fill in our online enquiry form below or: Email: Call: 0141 212 0505

Contact Us

Befriending Service Enquiry

Let us know why you would like to use the service

“Better treatment can extend my life, but it’s important to look after the mind as well as the body. Talking has helped me cope with the fear and anxiety of treatment and of what the future holds.”

Beatson patient