Triple assessment breast clinic

Spire Bushey Hospital offers prompt diagnosis and assessment of changes you may notice in your breasts that are not normal for you.

Call us to book 020 8901 5505

Early breast cancer diagnosis can help improve the chances of successful treatment. If you've noticed a breast lump or changes to your breast which cause concern, our compassionate, efficient team of specialists work together to help give you a diagnosis with minimal waiting for results.

Our one-stop triple assessment clinic is designed to help you through the process of breast examination, investigations and results - all on the same day. For peace of mind our clinics are available Monday to Friday ensuring you are seen within 24 hours of your enquiry.

Our multi-disciplinary team of breast surgeons, radiologists, oncologists, histopathologists and specialist nurses work together to provide your initial consultation, examination and results within 24 hours or the same day. This ensures that your concerns are dealt with rapidly without having to endure an anxious and prolonged wait for results.

What we offer at the one-stop clinic

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Consultation with a Consultant Breast Surgeon

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Investigation with a same-day mammogram

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Treatment advice to discuss results with the consultant

Why choose the one-stop breast clinic?

  • Initial consultation^ with the consultant of your choice
  • Expert physical examination
  • Mammography and/or ultrasound as per the consultant's request
  • Same day results for your peace of mind
  • Experienced specialist Consultants
  • Biopsy* (if needed)
  • A supportive multidisciplinary team

Your appointment will be with an experienced consultant breast surgeon and a specialist breast nurse.

At the initial assessment, your consultant will discuss your concerns and take a full medical history.

Before any diagnostic tests are completed, your consultant will carry out a breast examination to decide which investigations would suit your individual needs. The team aim to carry out all the investigations at your first appointment using state-of-the-art equipment that can help detect breast abnormalities.

^If you are booking for a triple assessment appointment using your health insurance, you will be booking for the diagnostic tests and you may be asked to return for a follow up consultation with a consultant surgeon.

Book an appointment

Call us on 020 8901 5505 today. Our friendly team will talk you through the service and available options.

Funding your own treatment

Our self–funding price packages are tailored to your needs and may depend on the diagnostic tests recommended by your consultant so we are unable to advise a fixed price for the triple assessment breast clinic.

Our dedicated advisors can talk you through prices for each of the tests that may be needed during your visit. Call them on 020 8901 5505 for further details.

Using private health insurance

If you are using private medical insurance, you may not need a GP referral letter. Check with your insurer and then call us on 020 8901 5505 to book a triple assessment breast clinic appointment.

Spire Bushey is recognised by all major insurance companies and is a Bupa accredited specialist breast care centre.

Bupa accredited specialist breast centre

As a Bupa accredited centre, Spire Bushey offers Bupa members rapid access (within two working days) to specialist consultation and a triple assessment (offering mammogram, ultrasound and core biopsy). For many patients this provides same day peace of mind reassurance. For those who undergo a biopsy they can expect to receive their initial results within two working days of the triple assessment clinic. Any Bupa customers needing further treatment are offered a treatment start date within 31 days of their initial contact with Spire Healthcare.

What happens if I need further treatment?

If you need radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer, you will receive this at Elstree Cancer Centre, just a few minutes’ drive from the hospital. Elstree Cancer Centre, run in partnership by GenesisCare and Spire Bushey Hospital, is a state-of-the-art, integrated radiotherapy and chemotherapy centre combining a range of cancer technologies and treatments to offer patients fast access to the best possible care and the latest innovative treatments.

GenesisCare is the leading provider of private cancer care in the UK. It is renowned for its investment in innovation and technology, working with the best oncologists in their field, and for putting patients at the centre of everything it does.

The chemotherapy suite is run by the specialist chemotherapy nursing team from Spire Bushey Hospital. Patients benefit from the latest research-based treatment regimes and a patient-centred approach with individually tailored treatment plans, led by our specialist consultant oncologists.

The radiotherapy centre at Elstree Cancer Centre is run by GenesisCare, the leading provider of IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy) and IGRT (Image Guided Radiotherapy) treatment in the UK. These  radiotherapy treatments have been shown to treat cancer with greater accuracy and fewer side effects than conventional radiotherapy, and it is recognised as the latest treatment of its type anywhere in the world.

Your health and wellbeing are important to us – not only during your treatment, but afterwards as well.

Aftercare is a high priority for our breast care team here at Spire Bushey Hospital. We understand the emotional and physical aspect of your recovery and we are able to offer advice and support during this time. Our staff are committed to making sure you are comfortable and feel able to ask questions at any time.

We offer a 10-year follow-up plan as standard to all our patients who have had cancer treatment. We also ensure you have access to an extended range of nursing, information and support services.