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.
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 is the patient information website of Cancer
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 &
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
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
National Institute for Health & Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Provides national guidelines on promoting good health and
preventing and treating ill health, including prostate cancer.
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.
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
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
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.