If you have recently been told you have or are suspected of having a breast cancer, you will have already met some of the people involved in your care. These health professionals work within a team which is called a specialist Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) which is based at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. The members of the breast cancer MDT are experts at treating and managing breast cancer. They are involved with your investigations, diagnosis and treatment.
- Mr Maged Hussien, Lead – Secretary’s Tel 01603 286427
- Mr Simon Pain – Secretary’s Tel 01603 286430
- Miss Katalin Zechmeister – Secretary’s Tel 01603 287371
Your consultant or a member of the Breast Care Team will provide you with information regarding your diagnostic investigations and diagnosis and any subsequent treatments.
- Dr Carole Wyatt – Tel 01603 287379
- Dr Sally Butt – Tel 01603 286462
- Mr Adele Awad – Tel 01603 286427
Breast Care Nurse Specialists / Keyworker
Breast Care Nurse Specialist / Keyworkers will provide you with help, support and information at the time of your diagnosis and during your treatment or care as needed.
- Joann McGrath, Lead
- Jo Cullen
- Caroline Daly
- Kit Holland
- Lynne Priestley
- Mary Wood
Tel 01603 286732
- Valerie Clarke
- Alison Pickerill
- Michelle Todd
- Paula Harrison
Tel 01603 286728
- Dr Adrian Harnett – Secretary’s Tel 01603 289034
- Dr Daniel Epurescu – Secretary’s Tel 01603 287229
- Dr Susanna Alexander – Secretary’s Tel 01603 287674
- Dr Konstantinos Geropantas – Secretary’s Tel 01603 286162
Oncology Nurse Specialist / Keyworker
For advice and information about chemotherapy before or during your treatment.
- Philippa Penny
- Tracey Gibbs
Tel 01603 289702
- Sharon Wallace – Tel 01603 289780
Patient Pathway Co ordinator
- Jane Fox – Tel 01603 289716
For further information visit the Breast Care Unit department page.
Patient Support Services
The main aim of the group is to help patients learn relaxation skills to deal with the stress that can follow diagnosis and treatment. During group meetings there will be gentle exercise and relaxation practice. Techniques for calming the mind will be taught. There are usually discussions on various topics of interest to group members. To book a place contact Breast Care Specialist Nurses.
Venue: Harford Community Centre, Harford Park, Peterkin Road, Norwich, NR4 6LQ
Younger Women’s Group
Meets monthly for support and information. Contact Breast Care Specialist Nurses.
Sports Action for Women after Cancer
Swimming, badminton, aqua stretch and yoga at the UEA Sportspark. Contact Coral Warren, Tel 01953 605208.
The ABC Group
Exercise and relaxation group in Norwich. Contact Pauline Crowe, Tel 01379 741518
Sheringham Exercise and Relaxation Group
Venue: St Josephs Church Hall, Contact Sheila Mcginley
Tel 01263 820924
For women living with secondary cancer. Contact Karin or Ruth, Tel 07766 851178. Or contact the Big C, Tel 01603 286112.
Coping with Breast Cancer
24 hour support line for patients / partners in the Diss / Ipswich area. Tel 0845 6017152
Useful External Links
Breast Cancer Care www.breastcancercare.org.uk
Macmillan Cancer Support www.macmillan.org.uk
Keeping Abreast www.keepingabreast.org.uk
Big C Centre www.big-ccentre.co.uk
Breakthrough Breast Cancer www.breakthrough.org.uk