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.

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 £1,133,304 and every penny has been spent supporting patient care.  As well as providing equipment BUST is also contributing towards pioneering surgery.

Claire Wright Exhibtion Fizz Gallery

Clare Wright Show - Fizz Gallery Clevedon - 24 September 2014

From high- flying Naval Officer to near paralysis – and then successful artist Clare Wright’s art work is in high demand – there’s a waiting list for her work and it’s a credit to the reputation of local gallery Fizz that they’ve secured a rare solo exhibition with her. But it’s not always been this way…

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Bristol 10k team have raised £14,262 for BUST

Bristol 10k team have raised £10,000 for BUST AN INCREDIBLE £14,262 has been raised so far for breast cancer sufferers by a team of runners who took part in the Bristol 10k.

The group, whose ages ranged from 15 to 62 took on the race in aid of local breast cancer charity Bust (Breast Cancer Unit Support Trust) , based at Southmead Hospital.

The organisation supports people with the illness as well as raising money to fund equipment and research.

Volunteer Liz Blakeborough said the final 3km on Sunday were the most challenging.

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BUST Committee members, supporters and medical staff at South-mead Hospital’s Breast Care Unit have celebrated their 5000 Euros prize for winning second place in the first European Pink Glove Dance contest.

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Aiming for our £1.5 million milestone

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News is just in that Phil Jennings, a member of Thornbury Golf Club, will be running the Bath Half Marathon on March 1st 2015 to raise funds for BUST. Please support Phil and BUST by donating to his JustGiving page via the following link: https://www.justgiving.com/Pine-Muppet. Many thanks!! read more

Bristol 10k Race - Sunday May 31st 2015 Can YOU run or walk for BUST?     We would ask each   runner to pledge at least £50 sponsor money for Bust. In return we will assist with the entry process and the charity entry fee will only be £20, a reduction of £12 on the individual entry fee! Open to men and... read more

Thornbury Golf Club - Captains' Drive-In After a very enjoyable 9 hole, three club challenge, the new Club Captains, Gail Howells, Lee Richards and Junior Captain Jake Barton drove off on the 4th tee with a crowd of extremely enthusiastic supporters cheering them on.   They all drove some considerable distances and all managed to land... read more

James Goodchild and his team raised over £630 on Wednesday 3rd December at the cake sale in Henleaze Christmas Street Fayre.  The team have long been supporters of BUST and their enthusiastic fund-raising is always appreciated. The photographs show Chris of Maggs and Allen who organised the cake sale this year, and Tom who helped to... read more

A great evening was had by all at the lively concert by The Renewal Choir.  Fantastic singing voices came together for a brilliant Christmas production of gospel music.   The Bristol Cathedral Choir School Gospel Choir added to the night's entertainment in great style singing two special numbers for us.    Steve... read more