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Breast service

Our service is a long-established specialist unit for the diagnosis and treatment of benign breast disorders and breast cancer. Our team of specialists includes breast surgeons, radiologists, oncologists, pathologists and breast care nurses and allied health professionals.

A wide range of breast surgery is performed here, including:

  • oncological (cancer) surgery
  • and reconstructive surgery.

We also have close links with our plastic surgery colleagues and hold joint clinics for specialist reconstructive advice, following treatment for breast cancer.

Our team provides a full range of breast imaging investigations, along with the breast screening service. We also provide an intra-operative sentinel lymph node analysis service. The Wessex clinical genetics service is based at the Princess Anne Hospital, and assesses patients at high risk of developing breast cancer. We also provide a full breast care nurse specialist service.

Finding us

We're based at the Princess Anne Hospital. If you're an outpatient, you will generally be seen and assessed in the outpatient suite and breast imaging unit on E level. We also have three mobile breast screening unit.

Planned surgery may take place at the Princess Anne Hospital, or at present, the Royal South Hants (ISTC) Treatment centre in Southampton ( Some of our patients with complex medical problems may have surgery at our Southampton General Hospital site across the road.

Inpatients are cared for on the Bramshaw short stay ward on E level (Princess Anne Hospital), on wards in Southampton General Hospital or at the Royal South Hants treatment centre.

Contact us

Find contact details for our department here.