Macmillan Cancer Support and Cwm Taf University Health Board are working together to transfer the services at Y Bwthyn in Pontypridd Cottage Hospital to a new state-of-the-art palliative care unit within the grounds of the Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Llantrisant.
The Welsh Health Secretary is joining Macmillan Cancer Support and Cwm Taf at a ceremony to mark the building of their new £7m palliative care unit near Llantrisant.
Cwm Taf University Health Board has worked in partnership with the charity 2 Wish Upon A Star to open a family room for bereaved parents at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital in Llantrisant.
Macmillan Cancer Support and Cwm Taf University Health Board are planning to build a new £6.75m specialist care unit near Llantrisant.
The charity and the health board have applied for planning permission to develop the state-of-the-art unit at Royal Glamorgan Hospital.
If the plans are approved, Macmillan would contribute £5m towards the unit making it their biggest single investment in Wales.