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Latest news from Orchid

  • Overcoming the barriers to engaging with prostate cancer

    12th May 2021

    Orchid is delighted to launch a 3-year project funded by The National Lottery Community Fund; Overcoming the Barrier to Engaging with Prostate Cancer. The aim is to work in targeted locations across England and focus on supporting individuals from identified communities to overcoming barriers to engaging with prostate cancer.   The project will be delivered in […]

  • WE ARE RECRUITING!

    7th April 2021

    A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Engagement Officer, Project Manager and a Project Director to join our 3-year funded project by the National Lottery Community Fund – Overcoming the Barriers to Engaging with Prostate Cancer To find out more please click the headings below. Engagement Officer Project Manager Project Director

  • Prostate Cancer Survey

    24th March 2021

    Our colleagues at Prostate Cancer Research are conducting a patient survey to find out how prostate cancer patients have been affected by the pandemic, in terms of diagnosis, treatment, and everyday life. Please take part by clicking on the survey link  https://www.prostate-cancer-research.org.uk/pc-covid-survey/

  • Orchid wins funding from the National Lottery Community Fund! 

    19th March 2021

    Orchid is delighted to announce that the charity has been awarded a grant from the National Lottery Community Fund to deliver a 3-year project to help overcome the barriers to engaging with prostate cancer.  Working in targeted locations, the focus of the project will be to support men from identified communities to overcome barriers to […]

  • New Orchid Film-Living with Prostate Cancer

    11th March 2021

    We are delighted to share with you one of our latest projects, Living with prostate cancer – a short film that captures the experiences, challenges, fears and hopes of men and their partners since being diagnosed with prostate cancer. Link We would like to thank all those that took part and shared their personal cancer journey in helping others and […]

  • Workforce Health & Wellbeing

    3rd March 2021

    We are delighted to announce our Male Cancer Awareness at Work Programme We are committed to ensuring we can provide places of work with the highest quality of male cancer awareness and support. That is why we are excited to announce the launch of our new virtual Male Cancer Awareness at Work programme, so we […]

  • Changing Lives Evaluation Report-An Independent evaluation of Orchid’s Big Lottery Fund supported project – Changing lives: engaging with Black African and Black Caribbean men at risk of, or affected by, prostate cancer.

    17th February 2021

    Report : Changing Lives Evaluation Report An Independent evaluation of Orchid’s Big Lottery Fund supported project – Changing lives: engaging with Black African and Black Caribbean men at risk of, or affected by, prostate cancer. Published: February 2021 From: Orchid Report: Changing Lives Evaluation Report.pdf                PDF – 30 pages Details: A three-year targeted programme […]

  • Our website

    20th January 2021

    As part of our efforts to improve your experience of our website, we are currently updating and making changes, so please bear with us.

  • New Year Message

    8th January 2021

    Dear supporters,   These have been, for all of us, the most trying of times.  A time when we have been concerned for the health and safety of ourselves,  our family, and our loved ones, a time when we have had to navigate through the murky waters of a global pandemic, something none of us […]

  • Will you support our vital lifeline?

    11th November 2020

    Covid-19 has had a seismic effect on all of us. Many support services have stopped and some are only available in a limited way and yet the number of those being diagnosed with prostate, testicular or penile cancer continues to increase. Additionally, Doctors are not able to see as many patients, while many men do […]