Breast Surgery

The breast and endocrine surgical team manages patients with benign and malignant breast diseases, and patients with family history of breast cancer. We also treat patients with diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid and parotid glands. We provide a multi-disciplinary treatment together with our colleagues in radiology, oncology, pathology and plastic surgery.


For more information on our services and treatments see our Breast Care Unit pages.

Our specialist nurses look after our breast cancer patients and their families psychological needs.

The unit comprises of four surgical consultants:

Breast specialist nurses:  Mrs Jo Cullen, Mrs Caroline Daly, Mrs Joanne McGrath, Mrs Jayne McKay, Miss Lynn Priestley, Miss Mary Wood.

Telephone number: 01603 289772 / 286732

Operations performed include:

  • Mastectomy
  • Wide excision and lumpectomy of breast lesions
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy
  • Axillary clearance
  • Immediate or delayed reconstruction of the breast after cancer surgery (in co-operation with the plastic surgeons)
  • Thyroid, parathyroid and parotid gland operations.

Information for referring GPs

General surgery refer via e-RS

General Surgery Advice and Guidance (Breast via e-RS)

General Surgery Advice via e-RS

Contact Nos

Consultant Secretary


Mr M I Hussien’s secretary 01603 286427
Mr S J Pain’s secretary 01603 286430
Miss K Zechmeister’s secretary 01603 287371