We need your help to improve the standard of erectile dysfunction care across the UK

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common side-effect of treatment for prostate cancer. But our research shows only 15% of men with ED have access to the five core services we recommend.

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The five services all men should expect to receive

Erectile dysfunction clinics

An erectile dysfunction (ED) clinic is a specialist service that offers treatment for erection problems. The clinic is run by a specialist who will talk to men about their sex life and discuss available treatments for ED.

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Daily low dose Tadalafil (Cialis ®)

Tadalafil (Cialis®) is a drug that can help men get an erection. Taking daily low-dose tadalafil may help men recover erections after surgery for prostate cancer.

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Vacuum pumps

A vacuum pump is manual device that makes blood flow into the penis to help men get an erection. It can be used alone, or in combination with drugs, to help men get erections back after surgery for prostate cancer.

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Psychosexual services

A counselling service run by specialists with a background in medicine, nursing or psychology and trained in the causes and treatment of sexual problems. For both individuals and couples.

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Counselling and sex therapy

A talking therapy for men to discuss their worries and feelings with a counsellor in a confidential environment. Counsellors are trained to listen and can help people find their own way to deal with things.

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