Edinburgh and Lothian Prostate Cancer Support Group

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

Men with prostate cancer and their families and carers

Description

Edinburgh and Lothian Prostate Cancer Support Group is a self help group managed by and for men with prostate cancer and their families and carers. The group offer five member meetings a year which are held at Maggie’s at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh to which everybody seeking support with prostate cancer is welcome. Support is also offered by a buddy service which seeks to link (or “buddy”) newly diagnosed men with prostate cancer, or men who are new to the Group, with members who have experienced a similar pathway, and/or had a similar treatment regime to the one they are considering, or otherwise want to discuss their prostate cancer on a 1:1 basis with another man who has experienced prostate cancer.

How do I access this?

  • Self referral

Contact the group or just turn up at a meeting

Is there a cost?

Free

Location information

Public parking, Bus routes, Wheelchair access

Opening times

Meeting Times: 7pm – 8.30pm

Contact Details

Gary Tait
Maggie's Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road South, Edinburgh, EH4 2XU

Types of support on offer:

Information and advice
Online
Support from someone with similar experience
Support on the phone

Type of services on offer:

Long term conditions/disabilities

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