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COVID-19 update:  Our hospital is still fully open for appointments and admissions, however visitors are not permitted.

London's Leading Breast Unit

At the The Breast Unit our Breast specialists look after your every need, both physically and emotionally. Our experienced Breast Consultants will help you help you make informed choices about any treatment. Based at the Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth our clinic has access to the best technology and imaging equipment to ensure quick and effective treatment for our patients.

Our Breast Surgeons work in partnership with their colleagues in imaging and pathology to ensure patients are seen and investigated during the same appointment.

All breast diagnostic procedures, including triple assessment, digital mammography, ultrasound scans and MRI scans, are available. We also have full facilities for image guided biopsies and pathology services.

Our Consultants

At The Breast Unit our multi-disciplinary team prides itself on providing patients with the highest standard of care. Our team includes Surgeons, Oncologists, Radiologists and specialist Physicians who are all supported by world-class Breast Consultants

Services and treatments

Our renowned London Breast Clinic offers a wide range of diagnostic Breast procedures. Services such as triple assessment, digital mammography, ultrasound scans and MRI scans are all available. As we are based at the Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth, The Breast Unit has access to the facilities needed for image guided biopsies and pathology services.

We also offer a range of treatment options for Breast cancer patients, including comprehensive reconstruction procedures (implant and flap reconstructions).

Our charity

St John & St Elizabeth Hospital is a charity, which means that every time you come here for a treatment, you are helping someone less fortunate than yourself.

Our aim is to care for the sick, whilst using the profits we make to fund our on-site hospice and clinics. We aim to make sure patients receive the support and treatment they need in an environment that is safe and secure, offering the very highest standards of care to all who seek it.

As a charity, we must operate on a not-for-profit basis and our assets are used for charitable purposes.

Careers

Whether you’re looking for clinical, corporate or operational roles, take the next step in your career at St John & St Elizabeth Hospital.

We pride ourselves on the close-knit community we have at the Hospital, and the development and happiness of our staff. Join a feel-good environment that provides you with opportunities to develop your expertise.

Latest articles

The latest news, insights and views from St John and Elizabeth Hospital.

Find out what we’re doing to keep you safe, read expert articles and interviews with our leading specialist Consultants, learn more about common conditions and get your questions answered.

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