Mrs Kath Atkinson
Clinical nurse specialist breast care
Mrs Atkinson supports breast cancer patients from diagnosis and throughout their treatment.
She sees patients in oncology clinics to support them throughout adjuvant and palliative treatments.
Mrs Atkinson started as a breast support nurse in 1999 before becoming clinical nurse specialist in 2011.
Her commitment to her patients extends to holding a breast reconstruction support group to support patients who are thinking about undergoing reconstructive surgery.
Her specialist qualifications include a degree in health practice, Good Clinical Practice training, psychology and communications.
Mrs Atkinson sees patients at Wansbeck General Hospital.