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Breast Care Unit at George Eliot Hospital

GEH Breast care

Breast Care Unit

The Breast Care Unit at George Eliot Hospital provide a range of clinics and services to local people and patients. 

Mr Yogesh Jain - Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon
Mr Natarajan VaithilinghamLocum Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon
Ms Samreen Khushbakht - Speciality Registrar
Annette Tracey – Lead Breast Care Nurse
Claire Nutting – Breast Care Nurse 
Gemma Roper - Breast Care Nurse 
Julie Morris - Health Care Support Worker

Radiographer AssistantsLisa Parker and  Valerie Pilgrim

Oncology

Alison Syborn  - Oncology Nurse Specialist
Jenna Williams – Metastatic Nurse
Rebecca Bourne – Living well and Beyond Cancer Nurse Specialist
Marie Hambridge – Breast Living well and beyond cancer co-ordinator 

Contact Details

Breast Care Unit Main Contact

Contact Number: 024 76 86 5116

Please note: If you are booking a routine breast screening (mammogram) appointment please call 02476967200 or email the booking team based at University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire at bss@uhcw.nhs.uk

  • Medical Secretary

  • Lynette Medford & Jayne Morrison

Contact Number: 02476 86 5116

E-mail: lynette.medford@geh.nhs.uk or Jayne.morrison@geh.nhs.uk 

Breast Care Nurse Specialists

  • Lead Breast Care Nurse: Annette Tracey
  • Breast Care Nurse: Claire Nutting
  • Breast Care Nurse: Gemma Roper

Telephone Number: 024 7686 5181
(Available Monday - Friday)

Health Care Support Worker - Julie Morris

Radiographer Assistants

Lisa Parker
Valerie Pilgrim

Oncology Breast Care Nurse

Alison Syborn 

07876 590687 and 

Metastatic Breast care nurse

Jenna Williams

07827 230785 

(Monday to Friday)

Rebecca Bourne - Living with and beyond cancer clinical nurse specialist 07341055424 

Prosthesis fitting by appointment  02476 86 5181

Updated August 2022

Consultants

Breast & Oncoplastic Surgeons

Mr Yogesh Jain (Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon)

Mr Natarajan Vaithilingham (Locum Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon)

Ms Samreen Khushbakht (Speciality Registrar)

Breast Care Unit Services

The Breast Care Unit offers the following:

  • New patient assessments

  • Follow up clinics for post biopsy, post operative and surveillance patients

  • Pre operative consenting clinics

  • Advice and support clinic for patients following results

  • Immediate and delayed reconstruction

  • Oncoplastic clinics for patients undergoing immediate or delayed reconstruction

  • Prosthetic fittings

  • Tattooing

  • Wellbeing advice

  • Triple assessment clinic 

  • Nurse led pre-clerking and post operative result clinics

  • Nurse led seroma, aspirations, wound and drain management clinics 

  • Nurse led prosthetic fitting clinic

  • Nurse led tattooing clinic

In the news

Out of hours

If you require support out of hours (between 5.00pm and 9.00am Monday to Friday, weekends and bank holidays) please contact your GP surgery or dial NHS 111
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Local support

Weekly support group for patients affected by cancer supported by a clinical nurse specialist. Tuesdays in Riversley Park 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Offers people affected by cancer access to good quality, comprehensive and appropriate information and support

Information leaflets

Living with and beyond cancer service at George Eliot Hospital

Workshops at George Eliot Hospital help women undergoing cancer treatment to regain their self-confidence and self-esteem at a very difficult time in their lives. We aim to help people diagnosed with cancer to literally look good…and feel better.

  • Bosom Buddies Support Group

Group meet 2nd Wednesday every month at the Weddington Social Club, Weddington Road, Nuneaton CV10 0ER. 12.30pm to 2.30pm.

Contact Corinne on 07557960165 for further information.

Free Relaxation for staff and patients.

Breast Cancer Care Support

Breast Cancer Support Website


Coppafeel Campaign

Coppafeel - Breast care advice

Whatever your age or gender, knowing your body and being aware of the symptoms of breast cancer is really important.  Try this handy video to show you how it's done.

Knowing your boobs could save your life, so sign up for one of Coppafeel's regular reminders to check your boobs via a text message. Visit their website here.