Patient information

On this page you'll find information about support groups and our patient information leaflets.

This information will help you during the course of your treatment.

Support groups

Southend CADGERS

CADGERS meet on the last Thursday of every month except during December. Meetings are held in the Educatione Centre located at the rear of the hospital, between 18:00 to 20:00. For more information please visit their website or contact one of the committee members below:

Cadgers Committee

Roger Bassett
01702 585931

Vice Chairman/Secretary
Terry Catt
01268 754179

Gordon Tidman
01702 528375

The Walnut Club
support group at Broomfield hospital

The Walnut Club, Broomfield Hospital's prostate cancer support group, meet at 5pm on the last Monday of each month, except on Public Holidays.  Meetings are held in the MEdical Academic Unit of Broomfield Hospital.

Colchester support group - The North East Essex Urology Cancer Support Group LINK/DETAILS

Useful websites 

British Association of Urological Surgeons patient information leaflets:

Prostate Cancer UK:

Action on Bladder Cancer:

Kidney cancer UK:

Orchid - fighting male cancers:

Macmillan Cancer Support:

NHS choices: