Breast Service - Friarage Hospital

Our team includes:

  • Lead consultant breast surgeon Mr Imtiaz Cheema
  • Team of specialty doctors
  • Breast specialist nurses for support, information and advice

Where will I have my surgery?

  • Breast surgery for cancer and benign surgery is performed at the Friarage
  • Patients having day case surgery will attend the surgical admissions unit
  • Patients requiring an overnight stay will be on the post operative surgical day unit (POSDU)

Further support

Scott Suite at Friarage Hospital

  • ┬áThere is a specialist nurse drop-in clinic every Wednesday from 1pm to 3pm in the Scott Suite for past patients – replacement prosthetics are available at this clinic.
  • There is a monthly bra clinic – appointment only – for past and present patients. For an appointment please call 01609 764622.
  • There is a monthly breast cancer support group in the Scott Suite – details in local press or from the Scott Suite.
  • There is a monthly support group for those with secondary breast cancer – details from the specialist nurses in the Scott Suite.
  • A wig fitting service is available in the┬áSir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre – appointment only.

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is given at the Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre at the Friarage Hospital – click here to find out more.