Table 1

Delivery of the intervention

DomainDetails of interventionTiming and delivery
Understanding the context of prostate cancer treatment▸ Determining the impact of diagnosis and treatment for the individual
▸ Exploring unmet needs
At initial assessment through discussion using phase 1 questionnaire to inform discussion
Eliciting needs▸ Exploring existing symptoms (eg, incontinence, frequency, bowel problems, sexual function and fatigue)
▸ Exploring concerns and anxieties
Ongoing assessment, focusing on the areas that mostly affect individual's quality of life
Self-management and behavioural activation▸ Goal setting
▸ Behavioural management, pelvic floor exercises and bladder retraining techniques
▸ Weight loss and exercise management
▸ Appropriate further referral
At initial assessment with reinforcement at follow-up appointments
Cognitive restructuring▸ Identifying specific situations or thought patterns that cause distress to the individual (eg, waiting for prostate-specific antigen results; thoughts of not being a man)
▸ Offering tailored support for example, information, motivation techniques and appropriate further referral
▸ Resources to promote ongoing self-motivation
At follow-up