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by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Fri Aug 28, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: School reopening
Replies: 1
Views: 296

Re: School reopening

Hi Jess, Welcome to the forum, I hope you will have some responses from the friendly family here, I appreciate many people are on holiday at present, for much the reason you have been in contact with school returning next week. I hope your husband is recovering well from his operation and will soon ...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Fri Aug 28, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Advise and support needed
Replies: 1
Views: 559

Re: Advise and support needed

Hi Leann, Thanks for your post and welcome to this friendly forum. It is good that you have felt able to join and post on the forum, however sorry to hear of Dad's diagnosis. I am sure this must be an anxious and overwhelming time for you all. You will find there is a friendly and supportive family ...
by PCUK Nurse Dianne
Tue Aug 25, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Ask the nurse
Topic: Thoracic, abdominal and pelvic CT Scan
Replies: 2
Views: 291

Re: Thoracic, abdominal and pelvic CT Scan

Good afternoon Bert, Thank you for posting on the forum. I am sure this may have been an anxious time for you if you have had some symptoms that necessitated you having a CT scan. The results you have shared above, do suggest that there is no evidence of PC or any metastases. If you are struggling w...
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: 1182

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: 429

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: 1304

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: 1647

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: 4
Views: 3561

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: 1834

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: 2794

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: 2032

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: 1686

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: 4413

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: 17127

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: 8669

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...

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