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
Thank you! - 15 February 2021

THANK YOU to the staff of the Breast Care Centre, you all do such an amazing job!  read more

Join our Virtual Walk Run or Ride Event on 21 March 2021 - details below: read more

Thank you James! - 7 January 2021

A big BUST thanks to James Hester who, starting on the 26th June, is going to ride 2100 km in 21 days imitating the Tour de France riders. So for every mile they ride, James will ride 1km to achieve his target of £5,000. This is a gruelling ride and it would be such a moral boost for James to have your support in any way you possibly... 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.