Breast Surgery

Breast surgery is carried out at Pilgrim Hospital, Boston, Grantham and District Hospital and Lincoln County Hospital. Outpatient consultations are also delivered at County Hospital, Louth.

Lincoln County Hospital

A comprehensive range of screening and symptomatic breast services are provided across the hospital trust facilitating the diagnosis and treatment of breast problems.

Lincoln County Hospital breast unit has four specialist breast surgeons; three Macmillan clinical nurse specialists supported by experienced breast care nurses; consultant radiologists, consultant mammographers and imaging support staff plus administration staff.

The team is dedicated to providing specialist services from referral to discharge, these include:

  • Inpatient and day case surgery
  • One stop diagnostic clinics
  • Family history clinics
  • Combined oncology clinics
  • Follow up clinics
  • Nurse led prosthetic fitting
  • Nurse led wound review clinics
  • Nurse led pre-operative assessment
  • A lymphedema referral service
  • Oncoplastic and reconstruction service
  • Nurse led nipple areola tattooing
  • NHSBSP assessment clinics

For disabled access information about the breast unit at Lincoln County Hospital please see our DisabledGo accessibility guide.

Pilgrim Hospital, Boston

The purpose built Boston breast unit offers a diagnostic service for those referred either by their GP or hospital consultant with a specific breast problem. Referrals to the unit are seen by a specialist team which includes a consultant breast surgeon, radiologist and specialist nurses.

A comprehensive range of screening and symptomatic breast services are provided across the hospital trust facilitating the diagnosis and treatment of breast problems.

Other services offered by the unit include cancer follow up, family history surveillance, breast screening assessment and nurse led lymphoedema, prosthetic and counselling services.

Screening clinics are in place which meet the national guidelines.

For disabled access information about the breast unit at Pilgrim Hospital, Boston please see our DisabledGo accessibility guide.

Grantham and District Hospital – emerald suite

Grantham hospital has a dedicated breast unit. Patients can access a Macmillan breast care nurse specialist and there are weekly nurse led and consultant led clinics. Nurse led wound review clinics are held daily and nurse led prosthetic clinics are held weekly. There are weekly consultant led results and review clinics. There is also an outpatient tattoo service.

For disabled access information about the emerald suite breast unit at Grantham and District Hospital please see our DisabledGo accessibility guide.

Contact details

The breast care nurses work closely across the trust and patients can contact any site:

Consultants