The Team

Consultant Breast Surgeons

Mr Pasupathy Kiruparan

Trust consultant breast and general surgeon

Sub speciality:
Breast and endocrine

Working as consultant breast and general surgeon at BVH since August 2002. Qualified in 1985 MBBS University of Colombo Sri Lanka.

MBBS (Sri Lanka)
LRCP (London)
MCRS (England)
FRCS (England)
FRCS (Edinburgh)

Former lead of breast surgery.

Hon teacher, Liverpool University.

Mr Debasish Debnath

Consultant breast and oncoplastic surgeon.

Specialist registrar training rotation (general surgery) in London. Breast Fellowship in Wythenshawe, Manchester. Working as consultant breast and oncoplastic surgeon at Blackpool Victoria Hospital since February 2014.

MBBS (Calcutta)
Diplomate of National Board (New Delhi)
MS (Calcutta)
FRCS (Edinburgh)
FRCS (Glasgow)
FRCS (England)
PG CertMedEd (Dundee)
MD (Aberdeen)
FRCSGen (UK Intercollegiate Board)

Current lead of breast surgery, surgical research and audit

Mr Adrian McKenna

Consultant breast surgeon

Consultant Radiologists

Dr Janet Stringfellow

Dr Nirmali Dutta


I am currently a consultant radiologist at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. I am a GMC approved trainer, and an educational and clinical supervisor.

I received my primary qualification from Dibrugarh University, India, following which I underwent my radiology training from University of Mumbai, India and completed my DNB in Radiodiagnosis from National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, India. Thereafter I received my fellowship from the Royal College of Radiologists, UK. I am a member of the Royal College of Radiologists, European Society of Radiology, British Society of Urogenital Radiology and British Society of Breast Radiologists.

I am an experienced radiologist in the practice of clinical radiology, including general radiology, CT, MRI, mammography and ultrasound. My subspecialty interests include breast imaging, gynaecological imaging and cross-sectional body imaging.

Breast Care Nurses

Lynette Bracegirdle

Sarah Wilkinson

Anna Louise Carter

The breast care nursing team provide a supportive nursing service for anyone diagnosed with breast cancer.


Pauline Traynor – Superintendent mammographer

Joanne Peacock – Advanced practitioner

Lauren Jones – Advanced practitioner

Judith Fishwick – Mammographer

Rachel Andrew – Mammographer

Elaine Symons – Mammographer