She has worked in the breast unit at Frenchay and Southmead hospital for the past 12 years and maintained the highest possible standard of care for patients, always seeking to improve the experience of patients.
Diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, including surgery for breast cancer and reconstructive surgery
Sentinel node biopsy for breast cancer assessment
Diagnosis and management of all non-cancerous breast problems (breast pain, breast infections, Breast Abscess, nipple discharge)
Experienced in performing diagnostic breast and axillary ultrasound
Experienced in performing diagnostic and therapeutic ultrasound guided interventional procedures increasing accuracy
Experienced in ultrasound guided minimally invasive procedures for therapeutic excision of non cancerous lumps using vacuum assisted procedure and radio frequency ablation minimising the scar length to less than quarter of an inch as opposed to 1-2 inches with open surgery
Experienced in localising small lesions with ultrasound before surgically removing them
Lattismus dorsi breast reconstruction
All implant based reconstructions including use of acellular dermal matrix as a sling to achieve symmetry.
Breast reduction and augmentation
Symmetrisation procedures and other onco-plastic procedures
Family history of breast cancer assessment
With continuing interest in research, publications and lecture tours maintained high standards of care for patients
Faculty of the national ultrasound course and
Faculty of the National vacuum assisted mammotome training course
National peer review panel
Faculty National Survivorship Programme
As a clinical audit lead of the breast unit always passionate about standards and excellence of care.
Policies and Protocol Lead since Jul 2008
Panel for quality evaluation of foundation programme
Quality improvement team leader for foundation doctors