The Cheltenham & Gloucestershire Specialist Breast Clinic


'What a wonderful team of people. In what has been the most worrying few days of my life I could not have hoped for more compassion or professionalism.'


Charlie Chan DPhil (Oxon) FRCS, James Bristol MD FRCS and Fiona Court MD FRCS are Consultant Breast Surgeons with a special interest in reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. They have all been trained in the UK in Breast diagnostics as well as Breast Reconstruction and Cosmetic Breast Surgery.

They have all held NHS Consultant posts in Cheltenham as well as committee positions at the Association of Breast Surgeons, the British Association of Surgical Oncology and European Cancer Committees. They have also acted as Specialist Advisors to the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE), the NHS Evidence Services and the NHS Choices website.

Professor Iain Lyburn and Dr  Clare Croucher are our Consultant Radiologists. Professor Iain Lyburn is also Director of Breast Screening for the NHS Breast Screening Programme in Gloucestershire.

All of our consultants have published and presented widely on topics in breast disease. They are all currently active in breast research and participate in large international and national trials.

We are supported by a team of other specialists including other Consultants and specialist Breast Care Nurses.



      James Bristol MD FRCS             Charlie Chan DPhil FRCS             Fiona Court MD FRCS





   Helen Rankin RGN BSc (Hons)     Sue Nicholls, Secretary
        Breast care nurse