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by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Possible Pancreatic Cancer
Replies: 2
Views: 363

Possible Pancreatic Cancer

Due to a number of posts that are causing angst and upset to other forum users, this post has now been deleted. Thank you to those regular users who have supported users of this forum and PCUK will consider a more appropriate forum space for these concerned patients. Dianne Pancreatic Cancer Special...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: A new Forum here?
Replies: 14
Views: 1766

Re: A new Forum here?

Thank you Wife and Mum for the research and excellent link, and also other ladies for your thoughts and suggestions. We have received similar feedback to what is being discussed on this thread and have responded to these individuals and thank you for raising your concerns. We will be reviewing how t...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: 36 yo adv pancr cancer patient treated in France
Replies: 172
Views: 86319

Re: 36 yo adv pancr cancer patient treated in France

Thanks Dandygal for sharing this sad news. Stephua has touched the hearts and lives of many of the 'family members' on this forum and as always you rally and support each other at this difficult time. Our thoughts are with so many of you at such a sad time as for each of you this will raise differen...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Thu Nov 09, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: 36 yo adv pancr cancer patient treated in France
Replies: 172
Views: 86319

Re: 36 yo adv pancr cancer patient treated in France

Dear Stephua, We wanted to add our thoughts and encouragement to you and your family along with your forum family. You are so upbeat, stoical and unselfish in sharing your experience and also supporting others on this forum at such a difficult time. Your amazing courage and determination are incredi...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Stephen's Story
Replies: 127
Views: 59538

Re: Stephen's Story

Dear Sandie, I am sorry to hear of Stephen's passing, however pleased to hear he was at peace in his last hours and that he had his loved family with him at this time. Please do accept our heartfelt condolences on Stephen's passing. You have shown as other's before and around you an amazing amount o...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Wed Aug 23, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Stephen's Story
Replies: 127
Views: 59538

Re: Stephen's Story

Hi Sandie, Sorry to hear that Stephen is not so well today, and I have sent you a brief email with some thoughts. I also forgot to add some information that may be helpful for others in a similar situation with issues of a dry mouth. There are some really basic ideas that may help stimulate saliva, ...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Tue Aug 22, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: stomach pains after eating
Replies: 1
Views: 3613

Re: stomach pains after eating

Dear Keithlee, I wonder if you have been given any of the pancreatic enzymes and/or an antacid medication such as Omeprazole/Lansoprazole. I would be more than happy to have a conversation with you tomorrow either by phone or email (please feel free to email overnight) if this would help as our supp...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Tue Aug 22, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: FIL recently diagnosed
Replies: 2
Views: 2597

Re: FIL recently diagnosed

Dear Wonderland, Thank you for joining the forum discussions and so sorry to hear the news about your FIL, we certainly do appreciate this must be a sad and difficult time for you at present. I am sure you will receive a lot of support and friendship from this wonderful forum family. Wonderland I wi...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Whipples and sore stomach
Replies: 19
Views: 20951

Re: Whipples and sore stomach

Thanks Peter, Thank you for your question, and often something we hear of from people a few years after Whipple's surgery. It may be related to a bile stricture as you mention or even some 'reflux back through the roux-loop' that has been created with your Whipple's surgery. I will email you some fu...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Wed Jul 05, 2017 10:32 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Support from your local Hospice
Replies: 4
Views: 3572

Re: Support from your local Hospice

Dear Sandie, Thank you for posting this fabulous thread. This is often a discussion point on our support service and also an aspect that we do encourage as part of discussions at our support and information days. You are absolutely correct and historically we find that people have associated 'Hospic...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Wed Jul 05, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Mom's story
Replies: 12
Views: 6417

Re: Mom's story

Dear Tex, I am so sorry to hear of Mum's rapid decline and passing. I am pleased that she had you all around her at this time and also that she passed peacefully in her own home. Please accept our sincerest condolences and thinking of you in the time ahead. I know you will find the love and support ...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Mon Jul 03, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Mom's story
Replies: 12
Views: 6417

Re: Mom's story

Dear Texas Daughter, I am sorry to hear your story of Mum and also all that you are coping with at present, and it does sound that you have been so supportive and managing Mum as best you can. I see you have already had some great support and suggestions from our wonderful forum family, many of them...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Mon Jul 03, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: What shall I do
Replies: 7
Views: 5745

Re: What shall I do

HI Diane, Thank you for posting on the forum. I would be happy to discuss this with you, as there are some guidelines associated with cystic tumours and this is an issue that we have quite a few calls about. I will email you in the first instance as the support line has closed for today, however of ...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Any advice appreciated
Replies: 6
Views: 4699

Re: Any advice appreciated

Hi Nick, Welcome to the forum and thank you for your input. I am sorry to read your story. I will take the opportunity to email you directly to share some information with you and hopefully be able to guide you in this instance. Kind regards, Dianne Pancreatic Cancer Specialist Nurse Pancreatic Canc...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Thu Nov 10, 2016 5:01 pm
Forum: Coping with loss/ Memorial
Topic: Forum Threads II
Replies: 18
Views: 8834

Re: Forum Threads II

Thanks Ladies for your responses, and I do hope my response will answer some of the points that have been raised. Our forum guidelines are set within a framework of best practice for forums and it’s users. Best practice ensures providing a safe environment to those using and also viewing the forum, ...

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