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Outpatient services

 

Breast Screening

Breast screening is provided under the National Breast Screening Programme for women aged between 50yrs and 70 yrs who are resident in Southern Derbyshire and registered with a general practitioner.

Invitations for screening are sent automatically approximately 3 weeks before the appointment time.

Women will be called to either the London Road Community Hospital or to one of the mobile screening vans which are situated in one of the following 10 sites throughout the region, Swadlincote, Alfreton, Ilkeston, Long Eaton, Belper, Ripley, Heanor, Ashbourne, Wirksworth, Hilton.

Limited appointments are available at the Royal Derby Hospital.

For further information regarding Breast Screening, please contact the unit on 01332 785336.

 

Symptomatic breast services

This service is only provided at the Royal Derby Hospital.

Access to this service is via a general practitioner referral using the “Choose and Book” system.

This is for anyone with breast symptoms, either male or female, and everyone is seen within 2 weeks of their referral, as per government guidelines.

All necessary diagnostic investigations are performed at this visit by a multi-disciplinary team.

For further information regarding the symptomatic breast service please contact 01332 785487.

 

Prosthetic fitting service

A prosthetic fitting service is available for ladies who have had breast surgery.

An experienced fitter is available at the following times;

  Monday
08:30 - 13:00 
  Tuesday
 12:00 - 17:00
  Wednesday                                
 08:30 - 12:30
  Thursday 
08:30 - 17:30 
  Friday
 08:30 - 17:30

 

 

Access to this service is by appointment only.

To contact the prosthetic fitter please call 01332 788591.

A wide range of bras and prostheses are available as well as swimwear and other accessories.

 

Other Services Provided

  • Imaging Services including breast MRI

  • Breast Care Nurse Counselling

  • Clinical Oncology

  • Palliative Care

For further information on any of the services provided please contact Barbara Young, Service Manager on 01332 788603