Online clinic on prostate health 2015

From 16 - 20 November 2015 talkhealth teamed up with Bladder & Bowel Foundation, PromoCon and Tackle Prostate Cancer to present an Online clinic on prostate health.

Go to this Online Clinic

The clinic is an online forum, please contact us if you’re unsure how it works!

Clinical experts answered questions on a range of issues surrounding prostate, penis and testicular health.

Please also check our list of future clinic dates here

Medical Experts

Mr Benjamin J Challacombe

Consultant Urological Surgeon and Honorary Senior Lecturer with a special interest in robotic surgery and minimally invasive prostate cancer treatments - BSc. MS FRCS (Urol)

Professor Christopher Eden

Consultant Urologist

Heather Jackson

RN, DN, BSc (Hons) Public Health

Wendy Colley OBE

Freelance writer and lecturer

Dr Jon Rees

GP, Backwell & Nailsea Medical Group with specialist interest in Men’s Health and Urology

Dr Helen Webberley

MBChB MRCGP MFSRH DipGUM DipIPM GP Partner in South Wales and Director of My Web Doctor

Charity Partners

Bladder & Bowel Foundation

The Bladder and Bowel Foundation (B&BF) is the only UK wide charity dedicated to helping people manage their continence needs as a result of both bladder and bowel control problems. B&BF provides information and support services, including a confidential, clinical helpline, for people affected by these conditions, aswell as their families, carers and healthcare professionals. B&BF aims to make a real difference to the lives of those living with bladder and bowel control problems and will work towards delivering the kind of services that meet the needs of people affected.

PromoCon

PromoCon works as an integral part of the charity Disabled Living NW providing a national service for people with bladder and bowel problems.We provide impartial advice and information relating to continence issues, products and services by helping people resolve or manage their bladder and bowel problems more effectively, and provide practical solutions to what may appear initially to be irresolvable problems.The ultimate aim is to improve the quality of life for individuals, who have bladder and/or bowel problems and their families and carers.

Read more about PromoCon by clicking here...

Tackle Prostate Cancer

Tackle prostate cancer is a campaign run by the The National Federation of Prostate Cancer Support Groups which:

  • acts as the voice of prostate cancer patients and their families;
  • encourages and assists the formation and development of patient-led support groups throughout the UK;
  • raises awareness of prostate cancer in the general population; and
    encourages improvement of health services and conducts campaigns to improve the wellbeing of those affected by prostate cancer.

Tackle represents over 80 UK patient-led prostate cancer support groups.

Our telephone helpline, 0800 035 5302 is manned by prostate cancer patients 365 days per year from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm.

Read more about Tackle Prostate Cancer...