North East Knockers
A team of local volunteer crafters, situated in and around
Barnard Castle, have come together to knit or crochet handmade
breast prostheses for women who have undergone breast surgery.
Offering, a comfortable, light alternative to the NHS silicone
Bra Fitting Service
Following breast surgery, many ladies experience tenderness,
swelling or have sensitive scar tissue, which makes it very
important to have a well-fitting and comfortable bra. We can
arrange for you to see a Breast Care Fitting Expert from Amoena,
Trulife or Nicola Jane who are all experts in mastectomy and
post-surgery prostheses, bras and swimwear.
All of the services listed above are by appointment only and
take place in our Macmillan Information Centres at Darlington
Memorial Hospital or Chester le Street Hospital in a comfortable,
Telephone 01388 455231
'Every aspect of my emergency care was dealt with quickly,
efficiently and professionally with full explanations and
compassion from all staff involved'.
Patient, Emergency Department, Darlington Memorial Hospital