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by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Mon Jan 06, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Newly diagnosed Advanced pancreatic cancer
Replies: 2
Views: 3591

Re: Newly diagnosed Advanced pancreatic cancer

Hi Athena, My name is Nicci and I am one of the nurses that works on the support line here at PCUK. Thank you for sharing your story so far although I am so sorry to hear of your Husband's diagnosis, I know this must have been a terrible shock to you both. I am going to email you seperately Athena, ...
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Mon Jan 06, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: Coping with loss/ Memorial
Topic: Writing this to help me cope
Replies: 13
Views: 20275

Re: Writing this to help me cope

Hi Applinappers1, Its Nicci here,one of the nurses from the support line. I am so sorry to hear that you lost your Mum, and so quickly after she was diagnosed. its devastating and as well as greiving I'm sure you will still be in shock, as things happened so quickly. I do hope you have some support ...
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Help with floating stool and weight loss
Replies: 3
Views: 3139

Re: Help with floating stool and weight loss

Hi JohnDoe60, My name is Nicci and I am one of the nurses that works alongside Jeni. I have sent you a direct email with some further information regarding this, I hope thats okay. Kindest Regards Nicci Niici Murphy Pancreatic Cancer Specialist Nurse Support Team Pancreatic Cancer UK email: nurse@pa...
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Intense pain
Replies: 1
Views: 2715

Re: Intense pain

Hi Newcopernicus, My name is Nicci and I am one of the nurses that works on the support line here at Pancreatic Cancer UK. Thank you for your post on the forum, although I am so sorry to hear that you are in so much pain. I am sure that this is a very worrying time for you. I am going to email you d...
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Tue Nov 19, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Fortisip drinks
Replies: 1
Views: 9739

Re: Fortisip drinks

Hi Dee123, My name is Nicci, I am one of the nurses that works on the support line here at Pancreatic Cancer UK. Thanks for your post Dee123, I’m sorry to hear that your Mum is struggling with the new style drinks. I am not aware of the fortisips being unavailable on the NHS anymore Dee, it might be...
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Mon Oct 21, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Ask the nurse
Topic: Creon
Replies: 9
Views: 16825

Re: Creon

Hi Jo, Nicci here, one of the nurses that works on the support line at Pancreatic Cancer UK. In terms of the Creon Jo its fine for her to take it half way through as opposed to the very start of her meal as long as it is when she is still actively eating. The enzymes won't work if taken too long aft...
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Ask the nurse
Topic: Help - scared
Replies: 3
Views: 7692

Re: Help - scared

Hi Beans, I will email you directly, please note as well that you can call our support line on 0808 801 0707 Monday-Friday 10am-4pm to chat about this in more detail if you like? Kind Regards Nicci Nicci Murphy Pancreatic Cancer Specialist Nurse Support Team Pancreatic Cancer UK email: nurse@pancrea...
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Work related Advice please for a carer
Replies: 1
Views: 6876

Re: Work related Advice please for a carer

Hi Warwickshire, Its Nicci here, one of the nurses that work on the support line. I am so sorry to hear of your Mum’s diagnosis Warwickshire, I imagine this has been an incredibly difficult time for you all. I am sure you will receive some replies from other members of the forum in due course howeve...
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Recent diagnosis
Replies: 5
Views: 12298

Re: Recent diagnosis

Hi Starheart, Nicci here, one of the nurses that works on the support line. Thanks for your post. Starheart, ultrasound scans are often used in the early stages of investigations and it is an effective way to pick up on lots of different conditions. However it can be difficult to see the pancreas on...
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Tue Aug 06, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: In my darkest time of my life
Replies: 2
Views: 7621

Re: In my darkest time of my life

Hi Hope76, My name is Nicci and I am one of the nurses that works on the support line here at PCUK. Thank you for your post although I am so sorry to hear that your wife has been feeling unwell recently and that it is understandably a great worry to you. Hope76 I think the priority here is for your ...
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: My mum - Stage 4 PC with liver mets
Replies: 85
Views: 196555

Re: My mum - Stage 4 PC with liver mets

Hi Janine, Its Nicci here, one of the nurses from the support line. Janine I am so sorry to hear about your lovely Mum. I do hope that her final days were peaceful and she was comfortable at the time of her passing. Even if a loved one has been quite poorly, it doesn’t take away the shock and devast...
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Tue Jul 30, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Port-a-cath issues
Replies: 2
Views: 10525

Re: Port-a-cath issues

Hi John, Its Nicci here, one of the nurses that woks on the support service. I am sorry to hear that your Mum has been having issues with her port-a-cath John. I am going to email you directly with some further information, I hope that is okay. Kind Regards Nicci Murphy Pancreatic Cancer Specialist ...
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Pancreatic Cancer Screening
Replies: 1
Views: 12513

Re: Pancreatic Cancer Screening

Hi Rufus, welcome to the forum. Rufus I am going to email you directly with some further information regarding the Europac study based in Liverpool. I do hope that is okay and the information is helpful. Kind Regards Nicci Nicci Murphy Pancreatic Cancer Nurse Specialist Support Team 0808 801 0707 nu...
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Mon Apr 29, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Ask the nurse
Topic: **Help**
Replies: 5
Views: 9178

Re: **Help**

Hi Gemma, Its Nicci here, one of the nurses that works on the support line here at Pancreatic Cancer UK. Thanks for your post, although I am so sorry that circumstances have led you to us. I am pleased to see that you have already had some helpful replies. I am so sorry to hear that your Mum has bee...
by PCUK Nurse Nicola
Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Ask the nurse
Topic: treatment confusion
Replies: 1
Views: 6432

Re: treatment confusion

Hi Plastics, My name is Nicci and I am one of the nurses that works on the support line alongside my colleagues Dianne Jeni and Rachel. I am so sorry to hear of your Fathers diagnosis. I am going to email you directly today, I do hope that’s okay and you find it helpful. In the meantime please do fe...

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