Breast Service


Kingston Hospital
Galsworthy Road
Surrey KY2 7QB

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About Us

The Breast Unit is run by a multidisciplinary team:

  • Three Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeons
  • A Nurse Consultant
  • Three Advance Nurse Practitioners
  • Two Consultant Oncologists
  • Two consultant Breast Pathologists
  • Six consultant Breast Radiologists
  • Three breast radiographers
  • Lead Breast Cancer Advance Nurse Practitioner

  • Lead Breast Clinical Nurse Specialist

  • Three Breast Clinical Nurse Specialist

  • A Surgical Care Practitioner

Our excellent imaging equipment includes two digital mammography units, two high-frequency ultrasound machines – with capability for vacuum biopsy in addition to standard core biopsy – plus radiological expertise in the reporting of breast MRI.

Our comprehensive services include on-site testing facilities that can give the results of biopsies within 24 hours.

We’re one of the busiest breast units in the region and we treat about 280 new breast cancers each year.

Our unit treats the full range of benign and malignant breast conditions and provides a full range of surgical procedures

Our five breast care nurse specialists support patients through the diagnostic and different treatment pathways.  They also facilitate Nurse Led Clinics: pre-op care, Holistic Needs Assessments, breast cancer treatment-related lymphoedema, , and micro-pigmentation to nipple and areola clinics.

The surgical care practitioner assists the consultant oncoplastic breast surgeons in the operating theatres, Facilitates clinics in: wound care, diagnostic invasive procedures and pre-op care for benign procedures and provides high-quality care to breast surgical patients.

Medical oncology services are provided in partnership with the Royal Marsden. Clinics and chemotherapy are delivered at our site, with radiotherapy provided at the Royal Marsden’s Chelsea or Sutton locations.

We run one-stop clinics, joint oncology clinics, and follow-up clinics. Additionally, we offer Open Access Follow-Up (OAFU) for most of the patients who have completed their hospital treatment.

Health and Wellbeing


·     Macmillan cancer support

·     Kingston Hospital Macmillan support

·    Cancer Counselling service

·     Emotional /anxiety:

·     Cancer Care Map

·     Maggie’s at The Royal Marsden

New tattoo artist working with Kingston Hospital patients with breast cancer:

Tanya Buxton has recently started working on an honorary contract with Kingston Hospital, to support patients who have breast cancer. Tanya began her tattooing career in 2009, offering a wide variety of medical tattoo treatments, including 3D areola-nipple tattoos, mastectomy tattoos, scar camouflage and gender-affirming tattoos. Tanya is a world-renowned artist and industry leader in her field. She is globally recognised for her medical tattoo work, with hospitals and medical professionals recommending her to patients from all over the world.

Tanya works with the hospital once a month, on a Monday. For referrals, please contact your Breast Care Nurse who can put you in contact with Tanya. You can view Tanya’s website here .



Contact Us

Tel: 020 8934 6407

How to Refer

Two week wait (2WW) (suspected cancer referrals) should be made via ERS.

If you are having trouble making a 2WW referral, please email:

Routine and urgent referrals (non-2WW), should be made via ERS.

Kingston Hospital are currently piloting an Advice & Guidance service (A&G) for Breast symptoms, please follow the below link for our KHFT Breast A&G algorithm, if you would like to make a Breast A&G request please refer via A&G on e-RS to Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Breast A&G Algorithm

Outpatients services are delivered in the Sir William Rous Unit at Kingston Hospital:

  • Breast One-Stop clinics take place Monday-Friday
  • Follow up clinics take place Monday and Wednesday
  • Open Access clinics take place on Monday-Thursday (excluding Wednesdays)
  • The service runs a day surgery list on Tuesday mornings and two all-day Main Theatre lists on Thursdays

Female patients requiring a post-operative inpatient stay are admitted to Isabella Ward, which is a female-only ward.

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