Clinics & services
Bone Health Clinic
To manage the adverse effects on bone density and fracture risk of hormonal therapies used as primary and adjuvant therapy for women being treated for breast cancer
Patients undergo a DXA scan, clinical and biochemical assessment of risk factors associated with a reduction in bone mineral density and increased fracture risk.
Treatment to prevent bone loss and improve bone mineral density and as such reduce fracture risk are discussed with patients and management plans including review are made.
Women being treated for breast cancer
Wansbeck and North Tyneside general hospitals
Wansbeck general Hospital - Tuesday am
North Tyneside General Hospital - Wednesday am
Hexham patients can be seen in either or these clinics or on an individual basis at Hexham General Hospital
By referral letter