Young women’s breast care event

Monday, 11 June 2012

On Friday June 29 the Breast Care Centre at Southmead Hospital will hold a special workshop for women who have recived or are receiving treatment at the unit.

This event is open to women who were 45 years of age or younger when they received their diagnosis and offers an opportunity to meet others as well as attend presentations from one of the centre’s consultants, Sasirekha Govindarajulu.

There will also be make up artists from the Body Shop and Max Factor offering a make-over or manicure.

The event will be held at the BAWA club, 589 Southmead Road, BS34 7RG - which is near to Southmead Hospital.

The cost of the day including lunch and refreshments is free as it is provided courtesy of the centre’s charitable supporters BUST (Breast Unit Support Trust).

To book your place, please telephone Jane Barker on 0117 3237001. 

9.30am Welcome                               

Jane Barker - Clinical Nurse Specialist/Centre Coordinator, Breast Care Centre, Southmead Hospital

Laura Goodchild - from the Youngwomen4youngwomens support group


The group will be split into two and all women will be able to attend both sections:

The importance of exercise in cancer recovery and prevention of recurrence

Catherine Neck – Lead Physiotherapist, Southmead Hospital


Pampering Session with the Body Shop/Max Factor

11.45am   Breast Cancer Care support and information for young women

Catherine Priestly – Clinical Nurse Specialist, Breast Cancer Care charity

12.30am  Lunch            

1.15am     Diet and nutrition – what changes can I make to reduce my risks?

Suzanne Ford - Chief Dietician, Southmead Hospital

Throughout afternoon

Presentations with Sasirekha Govindarajulu - Locum Consultant Surgeon, Southmead Hospital

These will be confirmed on the day as the session will be designed around suggestions from attendees.

4pm Future plans/suggestions for the self help group

4.15pm Close