Reading Prostate Cancer Support Group Chairman: Chris Addison

Phone RPCSG Support on 0118 357 0482

Email RPCSG Nurse Support at rpcsgmedical@outlook.com

Royal Berkshire Hospital - Nursing Support 0118 322 5111

Information Links

These links might best be seen as a starting point to find your own set of places to visit. You will probably discover better websites that are worth sharing with others in the group - so do please forward your own links or the names of organisations so they can be shared. The order here is arbitrary and will be given some structure as we learn which ones you find most useful.

Below is our starter collection that include Charities at home and abroad, Treatments, News and Journal Reports, Research findings and Statistics. Click with your mouse on any that take your interest. We just show a little of their 'Home pages' to give a flavour of what was in store during January 2015. We will update these and add you own favourites as we learn and receive feedback.

As you find new/alternative/better websites covering Prostate Cancer then do please let us know using the Feedback Form or by calling one of us by phone - visit the Contacts Page for a choice of telephone numbers.

Tackle

To see the latest Tackle Newsletter, click here.


PROSTATE CANCER UK


Maggie's - people with cancer need places like these


CANCER RESEARCH UK


WORLD CANCER RESEARCH FUND


OFFICE FOR NATIONAL STATISTICS


CANCER RESEARCH UK - STATISTICS FOR PROSTATE CANCER


Talking Therapies


We are an NHS service that offers free help and support to people in Berkshire aged 17+ suffering with mild to moderate mental health difficulties. Talking Therapies are here to help adults living in Berkshire aged 17+ who are suffering with a variety of difficulties including:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety – Panic disorder, Social anxiety, Health anxiety, Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive disorder, Post Traumatic Stress disorder
  • Sleep difficulties
  • Medically unexplained symptoms
  • Long term health conditions – Type 2 Diabetes, Heart disease and COPD

We offer Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Counselling.

You can book onto our Stress Less workshops via:

https://talkingtherapies.berkshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/our-therapies/stress-less-workshops/

You can access our online Silvercloud programs instantly (if you have a GP in Berkshire and are over 18years old) via:

https://berkshire.silvercloudhealth.com/onboard/berkshire/

Or you can self refer via: 0300 365 2000, or via:

https://talkingtherapies.berkshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/make-a-referral/self-referrals/

Or:

Talkingtherapies@berkshire.nhs.uk

Or discuss a referral with your GP


Macmillan Berkshire Cancer Rehabilitation

Provides practical, emotional and psychological support to people affected by cancer and their families.

The service is available to people who have completed or are coming to the end of their cancer treatment, on longer term cancer treatment and are registered with a GP in Berkshire.

For more information call 01344 662 909 or email fph-tr.BerkshireCancerRehab@nhs.net.

To see the latest Macmillan Info Centre Newsletter, click here.

BBC Article: Advice on safety of gay sex after prostate cancer - BBC News