The Breast Cancer Institute of Edinburgh
at the Western General Hospital
The Breast Cancer Institute is a charitable fund set up to support education and knowledge sharing, the purchase of medical and scientific equipment, breast cancer research and to enhance and improve the patient environment and experience within the Edinburgh Breast Unit in addition to that already provided by NHS Lothian.
NHS Lothian Charity
The Breast Cancer Institute fund is held within NHS Lothian Charity (Scottish Registered Charity No: SC007342).
The NHS Lothian Charity invests in the promotion of better health and wellbeing across Edinburgh and the Lothians. The charity works in strategic partnership with NHS Lothian, the primary beneficiary, and with others who share the vision and values of the charity, to make a difference to people’s health and wellbeing on a local, regional and national level.
The BCI fund is managed by NHS Lothian Charity and locally, administration is managed by a dedicated team of appointed stewards with strong links to the Edinburgh Breast Unit:
Dr A Turnbull, breast cancer research group leader
Dr F Yuille, consultant breast clinical oncologist
Professor M Dixon, consultant breast surgeon
Mr O Young, consultant breast surgeon
Professor Peter Hall, consultant breast medical oncologist