Welcome to BUST, the Breast Cancer Unit Support Trust, the Bristol based charity founded by patients for patients to support the work of the Bristol Breast Care Centre at Southmead Hospital.

Latest news and updates
Denim and Diamonds - 21 July 2019

We are holding a fundraising evening on Saturday 9 November to raise funds for the BUST campaign to purchase an MRI scanner for the Breast Care Centre at Southmead.  Please see the details below, tickets are now on sale! read more

Members of the BNSSG CCG cycled the Bristol to Bath cycle path on 19 May in aid of their colleague and friend Dr Kate Mansfield (GP Clinical Lead for Children and Maternity) who is currently undergoing treatment. Consultant Surgeon, Mr Simon Cawthorn, said “I am delighted that Kate and her team are raising money to help support the Bristol... read more

What a Great Show! - 16 June 2019

Susan and Emma from the BUST Committee attended The Lady Boys of Bangkok show evening on the 12 June.  The Lady Boys had kindly chosen BUST as their charity for the evening.  We held a bucket collection on the night which raised £217.96 which was much more than we thought we would raise.  We had a lovely evening and... read more

donations so far

£1,719.557

Aiming for our £2 million milestone

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About BUST

 

About Bust

In 2013, The Southmead Breast Care Centre was expanded to include the United Hospitals Bristol staff and patients.   The clinical teams are now working together to create a Centre of Excellence for breast care in Bristol and the surrounding areas.

Over 22,000 patients per year attend the Bristol Breast Care Centre, including a significant number of male patients.  The numbers will continue to grow in line with the increased awareness of breast disease, especially in younger women.

BUST is pleased to support the important work of this excellent team by raising money to support innovation and purchase of new technology, such as state-of-the-art scanners, before it is available through the NHS.  BUST has raised more than £1,700,000 and every penny has been spent supporting patient care.  As well as providing equipment BUST is also contributing towards pioneering surgery.