Wessex Bladder Cancer Support
Wessex Bladder Cancer Support is the home of Bladder Cancer Support groups in the Wessex area. On this site you will find help and advice about your diagnosis, the treatments and living with the disease. There are also pages devoted to each support group with details of their meetings, venues and times and forthcoming events.
All support groups have suspended meetings during the Lockdown and until further notice. Each group is still providing one to one support through peer support online and virtual groups. There are designated members of each group available to talk via email or mobile with any new patient wanting advice or just a friendly voice at the end of the line. If you don't know the contact details of the local group and they are not available on their web page, then do contact the Urology CNS who will point you in the right direction, or send an email to: [email protected] and we will connect you to a local contact
AUTUMN ZOOM MEETINGS
There will be a Zoom meeting each month for anyone interested:
Monday 28th September - 'Cancer Fatigue'
Monday 26th October - 'Taking my Stoma on Holiday'
Monday 30th November - Q & A with Urology Consultant
Monday 14th December - 'Christmas Trivia'
Each Meeting will start at 7.00pm and will last for 1 hour
If you wish to join any meeting please request an invite by sending an email to:
Further details on Plans for 2021 will be published in November
STAY SAFE, and remember the Goverment advice!!
This web site has been designed and written by Bladder Cancer patients, their partners/carers and the clinicians treating them. It is intended to be an aid to patients to give them a greater understanding of their disease, and to give them support. Any information given in this site is the opinion of its author and NOT the medical profession at large. It is important to remember we, as patients can give support but it is the Doctors who give the medical diagnosis, treatment, treatment advice and prognosis.
The hosting of this web site is sponsored by Action BladderCancerUK.org
New Group News
A new group is starting at Salisbury in Wiltshire. Date of first meeting at Salisbury District Hospital to be announced
See Support Groups Page and follow the links for details.
Another new group is being planned in Bournemouth & Poole to be based at
The Royal Bournemouth Hospital.
Details and 1st meeting plans will be available soon
Look out at your local hospital for any special events displays being sponsored by the local Bladder Cancer Support group
Site Updated: 28th September 2020