In National Alert Level 4, Auckland Breast Centre was focused on high priority symptomatic women while maintaining a safe workplace.
With the move to Level 3, we are pleased to broaden our priorities and will continue servicing our urgent patients as well as those patients referred by GPs and specialists. We do have some catch up work to do as we move to regular breast cancer screening over the next few weeks.
We are still providing mammography, ultrasound, biopsy and specialist appointments. Our surgeons are still able to operate on patients with breast cancer.Although we acknowledge that it may cause anxiety to delay or miss a mammogram, the risk to your health and life from delaying one mammogram is in fact extremely low. We wish to clarify that we will keep patients in our recall system, we will be in touch again when we can resume normal routine bookings.Please contact one of our nurses or your GP if in the intervening period you develop a new symptom in your breast, such as: