To assist and inspire you, we’re sharing a selection of case studies that we hope you can replicate and apply to your own practice.

These are just a selection of the projects and services that we’ve developed in partnership across the UK. If you would like to find out more on a certain topic or case study, please contact us.

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North Bristol NHS Trust

Implementing an integrated model of survivorship

North Bristol NHS Trust established Living-well days and courses, implemented Holistic Needs Assessments, treatment summaries and a remote monitoring system to improve the model of follow-up care.

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Trust

Improving patient experience of radical radiotherapy

How Royal United Hospital Bath NHS trust set up follow-up services for men who'd undergone external beam radiotherapy.

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Developing a holistic survivorship course

Establishing a two-day residential or three-day non residential course to provide tailored and high quality information and support to men and their supporters to help them manage side-effects.

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Developing a course on treatment options and side effects

How Maggie's Cancer Centre in Fife developed a course for men with prostate cancer to provide them with support, and improve their understanding of treatment options and how to manage side effects.

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

Prostate specialist radiography

Find out about the Christie's creation of a prostate specialist radiographer post, and the package for side effect management which that radiographer introduced.

Support groups for gay or bisexual men and transgender women

The Gay Healthy Living Centre in Birmingham and METRO in Greenwich created support groups where LGBT men and women can speak frankly.

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Development of a new supported-self management team

How the University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS) have set up a new supported self management team comprising a CNS and a support worker to deliver a new aftercare pathway for prostate cancer.

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Improving wellbeing support services in a hospice setting

Find out how the Hospice of St. Francis established new clinics, courses, workshops and support groups outside their traditional userbase.

The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Establishing an administrative led follow-up and support service

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust developed an administrative led remote service that could support men on long term prostate cancer follow-up and promote self-management.

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Commissioning a GBT prostate cancer conference

Find out about the numerous ways our partners have supported the gay, bisexual and transgender community.

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Survivorship Conferences for Post-Treatment Prostate Cancer Patients

Find out how we worked with a range of partners to create survivorship conferences across the four nations.

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

Setting up nurse-led, community-based follow-up clinics

The Christie's clinics allow for routine follow-up care of prostate cancer to take place in the community much earlier, bringing holistic care and support closer to patient’s homes.

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Setting up a single point of contact for newly diagnosed men

How NHS Fife improved patient experience and reduced waiting times by providing a key worker from biopsy through treatment and on a long-term basis.

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Understanding Active Surveillance

Find out how we worked with Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital to identify ways to support men and their families in understanding active surveillance.

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Holistic Therapies and Prostate Cancer

Find out what we learnt from working with our partners to provide holistic support for men.

Barts Health NHS Trust

Improving continence through a specialist physiotherapy service

Barts Health and St. Joseph's Hospice set up a physiotherapy service to promote physical activity and help men manage the side effects of treatment, with results indicating a wide range of improvements.

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Commissioning a tailored physical activity group programme

How Health with Hawthorn created a programme to help men adjust to life with prostate cancer and the unwelcome side effects of treatment by offering group support, information and physical activity.

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Supported self management for prostate cancer patients

How Hillingdon Hospitals Trust implemented a new remote tracking system for stable prostate cancer patients with the provision of self-management support.

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Introduction of a new survivorship pathway

Find out how GSTT introduced a new more efficient and cost effective pathway for patients and the Trust, and what it included.

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Reducing anxiety and depression through psychosexual therapy

Where clinicians signpost and refer men to psychosexual therapy and counselling support, there is a reduction in anxiety and depression and an improvement in relationships.

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A holistic support programme for men with prostate cancer

St. Michael's Hospice, Basingstoke, created a six week survivorship and physical activity course to support men and their partners around healthy lifestyles and management of any side effects of treatment.

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Development of a physio led pre prostatectomy clinic in Scotland

NHS Lothian developed a establishing a new service within an existing pathway. Here's what they found out.

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Prostate Cancer UK Fatigue service

An overview of the Prostate Cancer UK Fatigue Service developed in conjunction with King’s College London to support men with prostate cancer suffering from fatigue.

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Managing fatigue through specialist telephone intervention

We demonstrated that a telephone support programme with motivational interviewing can significantly improve men’s fatigue levels, ability to manage their symptoms and social functioning.

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North West London Hospital Trust

Find out how we funded a specialist nurse to work in urology at the North West London Hospital Trust, support the capacity of the team and improve services.

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Enhanced primary care-led prostate cancer follow-up

How the London Transforming Cancer Services Team for London evaluated the quality, safety and financial validity of a holistic model or primary care led prostate cancer follow up.

NHS Wirral CCG

Introducing a new Prostate Cancer Nurse Service

Read how Wirral CCG implemented a project to reduce unnecessary referrals, support shared care arrangements and give patients and their carers timely support, advice and signposting.

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Using the Holistic Needs Assessments to build links with community teams

Find out how this project improved care for prostate cancer patients in their area through electronic Holistic Needs Assesments.

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Development of an active surveillance pathway

Improving care pathways for active surveillance for men in Scotland

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Introducing a prostate specific CNS to support men

Introducing a clinical nurse specialist to improve the prostate cancer patient pathway.