Breast Care Services
The Northern Trust Breast Care Service provides both a screening and symptomatic service, encompassing the specialist care for patients with breast cancer and non-cancer conditions.
There are three consultant breast surgeons working in Antrim Breast Unit. Consultants provide services at symptomatic clinics, family history clinics, results clinics, in-patient and day-case surgery. Reconstructive breast surgery is also provided in Antrim Area Hospital.
There are two full-time and two part-time breast care nurses employed by the Northern Trust who can provide information, psychological support and practical help for all patients who have, or who fear they may have, breast cancer. They are based in the Breast Unit at Antrim Area Hospital and are available Monday-Friday, 9 am – 5 pm.