Information About The PCR

All men who are eligible for inclusion on the PCR will receive a letter of introduction, signed by their Consultant or the Head of the Department in their respective institution.  For example, if a man was diagnosed at the Austin Hospital, a letter will be sent from the Austin Hospital and will be signed by the Head of the Urology Service.

Accompanying the letter will be a Patient Information and Consent Form , outlining the purpose of the PCR and providing important information to men on how they can opt out, if they do not wish their details to be retained by the PCR.

For men who are listed as requiring an interpreter in the patient's medical record, a copy of the Explanatory Statement is available in the following languages:


  • Arabic
  • Cantonese
  • Croatian
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Macedonian
    • Mandarin
    • Polish
    • Russian
    • Serbian
    • Spanish