Prescription Line

The Prescription Line is closing on 31 May 2024. Ask our staff about registering for alternative ways to order repeat prescriptions and online access.

Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK, with over 40,000 new cases diagnosed every year. Prostate cancer usually develops slowly, so there may be no signs you have it for many years. Symptoms often only become apparent when your prostate is large enough to affect the urethra (the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the penis).When this happens, you may notice things like an increased need to urinate, straining while urinating.