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About CHAPS

Originally founded in 2000, CHAPS is a registered charity which aims to be an advocate for all Men’s Health issues and for Prostate Cancer in particular.

The Men’s Health Charity

Who We Are:
Founded in 2000, CHAPS is a registered Charity which aims to be an advocate for Men’s Health in general and for Prostate Cancer in particular.

What We Do: 
  • Raise awareness of men’s health issues and provide the essential information men need to know to stay healthy.
  • Run general health screening events in Essex and Suffolk.
  • Run prostate cancer screening events across the UK.
  • Campaign for a national prostate cancer screening service.

Why We Do It:
70,000 UK men die prematurely every year at one-and-a-half times the rate of women from a range of problems, most of which are entirely preventable. One in 5 men die before 65! The case for better provision of resources devoted to improving the health and well-being of men therefore seems indisputable. For instance, there is no organised NHS screening programme for prostate cancer although prostate cancer is the commonest major male cancer in the UK.

We aim to stop this by raising awareness and providing screening services for:
 
  • Cardiovascular disease and diabetes in the NHS Health Check
  • Aortic aneurysm
  • Skin cancer
  • Prostate cancer

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Latest News & Events

Thurrock Free Men's Health Check

Prostate Awareness Screening flyer

21 January 2022 | News

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NHS Health Checks in collaboration with CHAPS

NHS Health Checks in collaboration with CHAPS: Book your appointment today!

25 September 2021 | News

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Peter's Story

If a year of Covid has made us appreciate all that we have taken for granted for so long, ju…

20 May 2021 | News

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European Experts Advocate Population-based Screening – April 2020

The European Association of Urology have now published a position paper in the journal Europ…

09 July 2020 | News

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European Association of Urology backs Prostate Cancer Screening

Please find below an article which we hope you may find of interest.

09 April 2020 | News

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NSC Submission

Prostate Cancer (PCa) screening with the simple blood test PSA aims to detect PCa at an earl…

09 February 2020 | News

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PROSTATE AWARENESS TESTING - CLACTON ROTARY CLUB

  • Friday 08 Jul 2022
  • 10:00-14:00
  • Colvin Memorial Temple (CO15 6EG)
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Essex Freemasons Prostate Awareness Testing

  • Tuesday 19 Jul 2022
  • 11:00-15:00
  • Essex Masons (CO2 7EZ)
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(FOR NON FREEMASONS) - Essex Freemasons Prostate Awareness Testing

  • Monday 26 Sep 2022
  • 11:00-15:00
  • The Square Masonic Centre (RM14 1DF)
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(FOR BRETHREN) - Essex Freemasons Prostate awareness Testing

  • Monday 26 Sep 2022
  • 11:00-15:00
  • The Square Masonic Centre (RM14 1DF)
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Provincial Grand Lodge of Suffolk - Prostate Awareness Testing

  • Saturday 29 Oct 2022
  • 09:00-13:00
  • FREEMASONS HALL (IP4 2BG)
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Provincial Grand Lodge of Suffolk - Prostate Awareness Testing

  • Saturday 29 Oct 2022
  • 09:00-13:00
  • FREEMASONS HALL (IP4 2BG)
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Provincial Grand lodge of suffolk

  • Saturday 12 Nov 2022
  • 09:00-13:00
  • Masonic Hall (NR33 7LJ)
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Provincial Grand lodge of suffolk

  • Saturday 12 Nov 2022
  • 09:00-13:00
  • Masonic Hall (NR33 7LJ)
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PSA Testing for the Provincial Grand Lodge of Suffolk

  • Saturday 26 Nov 2022
  • 09:00-13:00
  • ST EDMUND MASONIC CENTRE (IP32 7AB)
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PSA Testing for the Provincial Grand Lodge of Suffolk

  • Saturday 26 Nov 2022
  • 09:00-13:00
  • ST EDMUND MASONIC CENTRE (IP32 7AB)
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CHAPS
The Master Weaver’s House
Southfields
Dedham
Essex
CO7 6AH

Helpline

01206 321253


 

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