Befriending Service

Here is everything you need to know about our befriending service


Providing support and reassurance when it is needed the most. Our Befriending Service helps alleviate isolation and loneliness, reduces stress and anxiety and is available to all inpatients in The Beatson.

Simply call the Wellbeing Centre on 0141 301 7667 to request an appointment.


Befriending Service Locations

Befriending is available to patients in the following locations:

  • The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre
  • Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
Beatson Cancer Charity Volunteer

“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