A-Z of patient, carer and public stakeholders

This section provides selected links to other websites for patients, carers and members of the public. All sites listed must comply with our links protocol.

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Pain Relief Foundation

Medical research into human chronic pain, its causes and optimal ways of treating it, with the target of eliminating all painful conditions.
To disseminate the results of such research nationally & world-wide. To inform patients and carers about access to chronic pain treatment and to educate health professional at all levels on the treatment of chronic pain.

Parkinson's UK

We're the Parkinson's support and research charity. Help us find a cure and improve life for everyone affected by Parkinson's.

PCaSO Prostate Cancer Network

PCaSO is a patient run support group covering the Central South Coast area, with over 700 members. They have groups that meet in Dorset, Southampton, Basingstoke, Fareham and West Sussex.


PEAR (Public Health, Education, Awareness, Research) is an NCB Research Centre project, funded by the Wellcome Trust, which supports young people's involvement in public health research and policy.

Pelvic Pain Support Network (PPSN)

What we do:
- Provide support, information and advocacy for those with pelvic pain, their families and carers.
- Promote education about pelvic pain in the curriculum of health professionals and amongst the public.
- Encourage and support research to increase knowledge and understanding of the impact of pelvic pain.

Pituitary Foundation

The Pituitary Foundation is a national charity, which is working to provide information and support to those living with pituitary disorders, including patients, their relatives, friends and carers. We also work to increase public awareness in order to improve services and policies to meet the needs of the pituitary population.

Prader - Willi Syndrome Association (PWSA)

Wide-ranging support and information for people with PWS, their parents and carers, and the professionals in health, social services, education and care who work with them. National organisation covering the whole of the UK.

Press for Change

Press for Change is national organisation seeking respect and equality for ALL trans people. We are the UK's leading experts on transgender law, and provide legal advice and support to all trans people, whether transvestite, transgender or transsexual. Contact by writing to office@pfc.org.uk, telephone 0161 432 1915


PromoCon provides impartial advice and information regarding continence products, equipment and services as well as practical solutions for all toileting problems. Via the confidential helpline and web site, including downloadable literature, free information and advice is readily available. We also provide training and awareness raising sessions.

Prostate Cancer Charity

The Prostate Cancer Charity is the UK's leading charity working with people
affected by prostate cancer.
We fund research, provide support and information, and we campaign to improve the lives of men with prostate cancer.

Prostate Cancer Support Association (PSA)

PSA is a patient-led charity which provides support and information free of charge for all those affected by prostate cancer. PSA activities include local support groups, an information service, and a national helpline.

Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Alliance (PAPAA)

The Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Alliance (PAPAA) is a registered national UK charity and a principal source of information, support and advice to people with or affected by psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, by providing material that can be trusted (evidence based), which has been approved and contains no bias. this includes information to health care professionals.

Psoriasis Association

The Psoriasis Association provides information, advice and support to people affected by psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. We provide printed literature, telephone and email helplines, and a website. The Association works to raise awareness of psoriasis and PsA and funds research into the causes of, and treatments for the conditions.

Psoriasis Help Organisation (PHO)

A web site dedicated to helping people suffering from the Chronic Skin Disease Psoriasis. This site contains information about Treatments, Handy Tips for living with the Psoriasis and other topics. Our goal is to provide an informative and friendly environment to learn about Psoriasis and discuss topics with others in similar situations. The primary idea for this site is to provide a discussion forum. A place where fellow Psoriasis sufferers can exchange views and advice on how to live with and treat Psoriasis.

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