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Jigsaw building sign

The Breast Unit at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital is now situated on the first floor of the newly built Jigsaw Building.

We understand that a visit to the breast clinic can be a very worrying time for you, but it's important to remember that the majority of patients we see are given a benign (non-cancerous) diagnosis. However, if you are diagnosed with a breast cancer, or a suspicious finding, there is an excellent team of specialists here to support you.

This includes surgeons, radiologists, oncologists, pathologists, anaesthetists, specialist nurses, nurse practitioners and allied health professionals. We have an enviable record in treatment outcomes, research and the development of new and innovative services. We have excellent results in national audits (including breast reconstruction) and peer review. In addition we have some of the lowest published recurrence rates in the country for breast cancer.

Jigsaw building

Where to find us

The Breast Unit is located on the first floor of the Jigsaw Building, which is at the back of the main hospital opposite the Eye Unit.

Please leave enough time for parking as the car parks can be very busy. Please also leave enough time for your appointment which may take a few hours, although we try our best to keep to time, busy clinics can sometimes lead to unavoidable delays.