Get in touch: Please initially contact Doug Badger, the Support Group organizer, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01789 488422, or text 07784 545513
Prostate Cancer UK free helpline (staffed by specialist nurses) 0800 074 8383
TACKLE free helpline (staffed by men with prostate cancer) 0800 035 5302
Graham Fulford Charitable Trust (GFCT): : https://psatests.org.uk/
GFCT sIte for booking tests and obtaining home testing kits: https://mypsatests.org.uk/
Coventry and North Warwickshire Prostate Cancer Support Group: https://cnwpcsg.org.uk/
Men are Talking - highlighting the promise of Proton Beam Therapy: https://menaretalking.co.uk/
Let's Talk About Hard Things - encouraging discussion of side effects: www.pcr.org.uk/hard-things
How Hormone Therapy Drugs Work - Andrew Gabriel's excellent presentation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAtYQZ_lT3s
Talking Therapy / Psychological Support - IAPT services are for people with mild, moderate and moderate to severe symptoms of anxiety or depression living in Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire. It is recognised that receiving a diagnosis of cancer and living with that diagnosis can be very stressful. Members may need this type of help during the current pandemic.
COVID-19 update for IAPT: We are open and still accepting referrals but we are currently only able to offer Telephone or E-Consultation appointments at this time. Telephone number: 024 7667 1090. Referral criteria: Registered with a GP in Coventry, Warwickshire, Rugby & Solihull; Self Referral or Professional.
Help is also available from - Coventry and Warwickshire MIND on 02476 552847, The Samaritans on 116123 and Mental Health Matters on 0800 616 171 or 0300 330 5487 (free from a mobile).
Next Full Meeting
Our next meeting is to be held vat the via Zoom on Tuesday, September 14th , 2021, 3.00pm to 5.00pm.
If you're not already on the mailing list, please contact Doug for an invitation. As ever, all are welcome to attend.
Local meetings offer a chance to chat informally over a coffee, and are resuming in July as below. All are welcome. Please contact us if you would like to be put in touch with a local group organizer.
Stratford: Wed July 14th 3pm - Crowne Plaza Hotel
Leamington: Wed July 21st 2.30pm - Austin Heath Retirement Village
Shipston: Mon July 12th 10.30am: George Hotel in Brailes
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