Give and Go Service Launched at The Beatson

24th June 2020 12:00

New drop off/collection service for patient on wards launches at The Beatson

New drop off/collection service for patient on wards launches at The Beatson

24th June 2020


Beatson Cancer Charity is delighted to be able to support the new Give & Go service for The Beatson.

This is a drop off service allowing family and friends to deliver belongings to patients or collect their laundry while they are on our wards whilst visiting is restricted.

Items must be delivered to the hospital drop point in a sealed plastic bag (you can use tape or a twist tie if items are too big for a zipper-lock bag) and marked with the patient’s name, ward details and date of birth. Only one bag per patient please. Please try to ensure that only one person attends the hospital to hand in belongings.


The service accepts personal/comfort items

You’ll be able to drop off essential items to our volunteers who will deliver these to the wards for your loved ones. Please ensure you observe social distancing when using this volunteer service.


Items allowed

  • Toiletries (washbag)
  • Mobile phones, chargers Kindle/Ipad/e-readers
  • Clothing/footwear
  • Hearing aid/glasses/ dentures (must be in protective container)
  • Snacks in original sealed package
  • Books, magazines.


Items not allowed

  • Food that requires refrigeration or reheating
  • Smoking/tobacco materials
  • Weapons
  • Medication/drugs/ alcohol
  • Money, bank cards


How can I access the service?

The service operates at the Main Entrance to The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre. The service is open Monday to Friday from 9.30am – 3.30pm launching Wednesday 24th June 2020 and supported by our Beatson Cancer Charity volunteers.


You can also find out more about our expanded befriending service here or visit My Light for more information and support.