Psycho-oncology

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Psycho-oncology

Maintaining good mental and physical health during COVID-19

Being diagnosed with cancer can be a very difficult and challenging time for our physical and
emotional well-being. The outbreak of COVID-19 and the restrictions imposed by this has added an
extra layer of uncertainty, and for some increased stress and fear. Many may find themselves asking
questions such as how long will this crisis last? How will COVID-19 impact on my cancer treatment?
What can I do to protect myself during this time of crisis?

The Psycho Oncology department have put together 4 information leaflets to support patients
during this time.

 

Two leaflets relate to adult patients:

document, download, file, files, pdf icon Maintaining good mental and physical health during COVID-19

document, download, file, files, pdf icon Maintaining healthy relationships during COVID-19

 

One leaflet is for parents of children going through radiation treatment:

document, download, file, files, pdf icon Tips for parenting your child whilst on treatment during COVID-19

 

One leaflet is specifically for children:

document, download, file, files, pdf icon My cancer treatment during Coronavirus