Bristol ‘BRA’ Evening Success

A team of volunteers from our Bristol group were delighted to support the team of breast reconstruction nurses and surgeons of Southmead Hospital recently at a patient information evening. Ms Phillippa Jackson Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon from the North Bristol NHS Trust led the evening talking about breast reconstructive surgery, to approximately 46 people many of whom are currently …

A great success at BRA Day at Southmead Hospital

The event, believed to be the first held in the UK, was based on an initiative by Canadian plastic surgeon Mitchell Brown MD in 2011 to promote education, awareness and access for people considering post-mastectomy breast reconstruction. The BRA Day, held at The Holiday Inn in Filton, was open to anybody who wanted to find out more about breast reconstruction …

We have even hit the Daily Mail on Line!

Well done Tina, Ros & Sue… Wow the word is spreading… Keeping Abreast, Julia Holland (our photographer) & Keeping Abreast South West – Breast Reconstruction Support Group http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3293350/Bearing-battle-scars-brave-breast-cancer-survivors-revealing-bodies-raise-funds-charity.html