Our Breast care nurse, Bissi Sivaraman is a support system to people diagnosed with breast cancer . She educates, organizes, empowers, and assists patients with breast cancer and their families from the moment of diagnosis through treatment. Every day, through meaningful conversations, guidance, and exceptional care, listens, guides, and supports people with breast cancer and their families. Below explains the role of the breast care nurse and the service she provides.
Bissi Sivaraman is a qualified registered nurse with graduate in nursing from Amrita College of nursing, India and had her Post graduate breast care nurse training from Australian College of nursing. Having 14 years of working experience as a registered nurse at major hospitals within UAE and India including four years of specialized experience in the care of breast cancer patient and counseling.
A breast cancer diagnosis can cause considerable anxiety and the breast care nurse offers a full spectrum of individualised support.
- Answer your questions
- Explain your diagnosis
- Explain the treatment plan
- Provide one-to-one consultations
- Visit you during your hospitalization
She will advise and help you with all aspects of your treatment, including:
- Deciding on treatment options
- Hair loss
- Specialist bra
- Prosthesis fitting
- Coping with side effects
Bissi is available in the hospital from Monday to Thursday from 7 am to 5 pm and Fridays at 7 am to 12 pm. During these times she can be contacted by phone or an appointment can be made to come in to see her. She is also contactable by email.