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 £1,250,000 and every penny has been spent supporting patient care. As well as providing equipment BUST is also contributing towards pioneering surgery.
donations so far
Aiming for our £1.5 million milestone
Liz King, a former patient, produced a book to celebrate 25 years of BUST. Photographs from the book are being displayed in the Brunel exhibition area. The book will be available for sale Please see the link below to the Gazette series newspaper which tells the whole... read more
Andy Nichol, a patient, is riding the lenth of Ireland, north to south, to support BUST. He has a justgiving page Hi, I’m off again this summer on my annual cycling adventure. Next month I take on the length of Ireland from South to North – a distance of around 600 miles in 9 days of cycling with many steep hills, I’m sure, and... read more
Summer Pub Rally raised a fantastic £10,000 for BUST. The rally raised £5,000 which will be matched by Lloyds Banking Group's Matched Giving Scheme. This was a fantastic effort and great fun. Lois and Susan who went to the event had a wonderful time. The best fundraising is when everyone has a great time. Our thanks to all who took part read more