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REMEDY : BNSSG referral pathways

Mastitis and Breast Abscess

Checked: 22-05-2018 by Rob.Adams Next Review: 22-05-2019


Please see the CKS guidelines on Mastitis and Breast Abscess for both lactating and non-lactating women.

Breast Abscess Referral

Patients with a lactating abscess or other acute breast abscess should be referred urgently and not via eRS:

  • For NBT please fax a referral to 0117 4147038 or call 0117 414700. Patients will normally seen on the same or next working day.
  • For Weston please refer to  A+E.