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Consultant Profile

Mrs Pamela Turnbull

Clinical nurse specialist breast care and surgical assistant

Pamela's areas of specialty are breast care including lymphoedema, nipple and areola tattooing.

She sees patients in the urgent and non-urgent clinics patients who have been diagnosed with breast cancer after treatment.

Pamela also sees patients who have been diagnosed with benign breast disease and who have a family history of breast cancer. She was involved with the implementation of the lymphoedema clinic at Wansbeck General Hospital, in collaboration with our physiotherapists.

In addition to clinical commitments she works as a surgeon’s assistant on breast, reconstruction, and general surgery.


Pamela sees patients at Wansbeck General Hospital, Blyth Community Hospital, Alnwick Infirmary and Morpeth NHS centre.

She also runs nipple and areola tattooing clinics for patients who have undergone breast reconstruction Turnbull.JPG