Other sources of information that may be helpful to you

Bladder and Bowel Foundation (B&BF)

Bladder and Bowel Foundation provides information and support for all types of bladder and bowel related problems, for patients, their families, carers and healthcare professionals.

Helpline on 0845 345 0165 (24 hour answer phone service).


British Medical Association (BMA)

Produces information for the public on healthcare services, including common queries, how to raise concerns about your care, and links to sources of healthcare information and support.


College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSRT)

Provides information on sexual and relationship therapy, including a list of therapists.


British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP will help you find qualified counsellors. They are happy to discuss any queries or concerns you have about choosing a counsellor or the counselling process.

01455 883316


Cancer Black Care

Provides information and support to people from black and minority ethnic communities who are affected by cancer.


Cancer Buddies Network

A place for people affected by cancer to give and receive online cancer support and friendship.


CancerHelp UK

CancerHelp UK is the patient information website of Cancer Research UK.


Carers UK

Carers UK is the voice of carers and the leading campaigning, policy and information organisation for carers.

CarersLine: 0808 808 7777 (10am-12pm & 2-4pm, Wed & Thurs)


Citizens Advice Bureau/ Citizens Advice Scotland

Citizens Advice Bureau / Citizens Advice Scotland provide free, confidential, independent advice on a variety of issues including financial, legal, housing and employment


Compassion in Dying

Provides information and support on your rights to make choices about treatment and care at the end of life. They provide free advance decision forms and support in completing one, and information on lasting powers of attorney for health and welfare.

Information line: 0800 999 2434


eMC Medicine Guides

For information on UK licensed medicines, including how to use or take your medicine, possible side effects, and interactions your medicine may have with other medicines, food or alcohol.



Lets you share in other people's experiences of health and illness. You can watch or listen to videos of the interviews, read about people's experiences and find reliable information about conditions, treatment choices and support.


Health with Pride

An online health resource for lesbian, gay and bisexual patients. Their website has information on cancer issues and erectile dysfunction for gay men.


Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan cancer support improves the lives of people affected by cancer. They provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.

Helpline 0808 808 0000


Maggie's Cancer Caring Centres

Provide information and support to anyone affected by cancer. Their website holds a list of centres across the UK and has an online support group.


Marie Curie Cancer Care

Marie Curie run hospice centres throughout the UK and provide a nursing service for patients in their own home day and night, free of charge.


National Institute for Health & Clinical Excellence (NICE)

Provides national guidelines on promoting good health and preventing and treating ill health, including prostate cancer.


NHS Choices

Provides information to support you in making decisions about your own health, including an A-Z of treatments and conditions, and information on NHS health services in your local area.


Patient UK

Contains information that GPs use with their patients, including information on prostate problems. It also provides a directory of UK health websites.


Penny Brohn Cancer Care

Offers support using complementary therapies and self-help techniques to people affected by cancer. Their approach is designed to work hand-in-hand with medical treatment.


Prostate Cancer Risk Management Programme

Provides information about the Prostate Cancer Risk Management Programme. The aim of this programme is to ensure that men who are concerned about the risk of prostate cancer receive clear and balanced information about the advantages and disadvantages of the PSA test and treatment for prostate cancer.


Prostate Cancer Support Federation

An organisation of UK patient-led prostate cancer support groups. It can help you find a support group near you and provides a national helpline support service run by volunteers who have been affected by prostate cancer.



Relationship counselling and sex therapy for individuals and couples.



Provides confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day, by telephone, email, letter, or face to face.


Sexual Advice Association

Provides a helpline service for advice and information about erectile dysfunction.


The Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)

Provides details of complementary therapy practitioners who meet national standards of competence and practice.


UK Council for Psychotherapy

Holds a national register of psychotherapists and counsellors and provides information to help you choose a therapist.