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by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Fri Jun 12, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Coping with loss/ Memorial
Topic: Dealing with loss at this time
Replies: 1
Views: 523

Re: Dealing with loss at this time

Dear Deb68, Thank you for sharing your thoughts and welcoming others to do so. As you have shared Deb from your own perspective, this time of lock down and all things related to Covid pandemic may cause reflection and resurfacing of emotions and feelings that we did not expect. We also understand it...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Wed Jun 10, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Discussion Forum updates on Thursday 11/6/2020
Replies: 0
Views: 272

Discussion Forum updates on Thursday 11/6/2020

There will be some maintenance on the Discussion forum with a down time from 10.00am on Thursday 11/6/20 for approximately 2 hours. If posting around this time there will be an online message to highlight when the Forum is unavailable and again when the Forum is available for use. Should you have an...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Thu Apr 30, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Sign up for regular updates about Coronavirus
Replies: 0
Views: 1163

Sign up for regular updates about Coronavirus

If you are struggling to keep up with all the coronavirus information that’s out there and what it means for you, sign up to regular email updates from our specialist nurses, Lynne and Emma. This information can be sent directly to you by email, around once a week. You just have to sign up to receiv...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Tue Apr 21, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Treatment and Care during Coronavirus
Replies: 0
Views: 1487

Treatment and Care during Coronavirus

We know this is a worrying time for people with pancreatic cancer, and we’re here to support you. The NHS is working hard to keep to plans for essential treatment and care for people with cancer patients, but we know the Coronavirus outbreak may have an impact on these plans. During this time we won...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Wed Apr 08, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Stomach tightness
Replies: 3
Views: 2876

Re: Stomach tightness

Good morning Slim Shadey, Thank you for for your post, and welcome to the forum. I am sure you will find the forum family very helpful and supportive in coming time. I am sure your story resonates with so many others Slim and appreciate all you are both coping with at present. Slim it might be helpf...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Tue Mar 31, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Exercise suggestions wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 1604

Re: Exercise suggestions wanted

Hi Memorris50, Thank you for your very good question, as you highlight it is very difficult for many people being housebound at present with the current isolation restrictions. You are very sensible in trying to manage your fatigue, and recognise some forms of exercise are important. I have had an e...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 8
Views: 2345

Re: Newbie

Hi Dave, Welcome to the forum, I am sure you will find this wonderful forum family so generous in their thoughts and support, as always. Dave I am sure this may be an uncertain time for you, however it does sound that you have some good news that you are being seen promptly and have investigations t...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: Coping with loss/ Memorial
Topic: Dads 1year anniversary of his death
Replies: 1
Views: 1829

Re: Dads 1year anniversary of his death

Dear R19902009, Thank you for sharing your thoughts on this memorial day of your precious Dad. I am sure this must bring back many thoughts and emotions for you. We certainly appreciate that these months becoming a year does happen so rapidly and those first anniversaries are never easy. It is so lo...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Wed Mar 11, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: News from Pancreatic Cancer UK
Topic: Coronavirus Update
Replies: 0
Views: 1613

Coronavirus Update

Pancreatic Cancer UK has worked alongside other charities called 'Once Cancer Voice' in providing some question and answers for anyone affected by a cancer diagnosis. We have some information that may be helpful to read through on the Pancreatic Cancer UK website if you or a loved one are affected b...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Tue Feb 25, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Coping with the highs and lows
Replies: 8
Views: 4069

Re: Coping with the highs and lows

Hi Jo, Welcome to this forum, I am sure you will find the wonderful 'forum family' here will be in contact and also understand all you say. I am sorry to hear of Dad's diagnosis and all that this involves, however it does sound that you have had some good support and the team have enabled Dad to hav...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Wed Feb 12, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Ask the nurse
Topic: Creon
Replies: 9
Views: 16823

Re: Creon

Hi Nellie656, Thank you for your query and pleased you felt able to ask this. The foul smelling wind and burps are often a sign that you are not taking enough Creon. You highlight a concern we often hear about. When patients are started on Creon, the suggestion is for 2 with a snack and 2-3 with a m...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: New to all of this
Replies: 5
Views: 8438

Re: New to all of this

Dear Sammi, Thank you for being so brave to post on this forum. I am sure you will find lots of support and comfort from the amazing 'forum family' here. I appreciate that this must be a very anxious time for you anticipating what may lay ahead of you, at the same time trying to cope with motherhood...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Locally advanced head of Pancreas Adenocarcinoma with locoregional lymphadenopathy
Replies: 2
Views: 7797

Re: Locally advanced head of Pancreas Adenocarcinoma with locoregional lymphadenopathy

Good morning Len, Welcome to the forum. I am sure you will find great support and information from this wonderful forum family. As you will have seen there is a lot of support and encouragement on this forum. I am sure you will find over the coming days some feedback and other members sharing their ...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: My Sweet Dad
Replies: 1
Views: 8125

Re: My Sweet Dad

Dear Maku42, Thank you for posting on the forum, we are sorry to hear your story and the cause that brings you to us. I am sure you will find some wonderful support from the forum family that are so very supportive here. I would also like to offer the services our support team. Our support phone lin...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: New to this
Replies: 4
Views: 11719

Re: New to this

Good morning Pshirley6, Thank you for posting again with concerns. I am sorry to hear of your struggles and the difficult time you have been managing alongside your husband. I wondered if you have had any support around managing nutrition, and if anyone has given you information about the use of pan...

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