Past Events

June 2024

Introduction to Anatomy and Cancer (Code 30) **FULLY BOOKED**

18 June 2024

This one day face to face course is aimed at any staff working in a health or social care setting who would like to increase their understanding of the human body and the impact of cancer on body systems. As it is an introductory level course it may not be suitable for Registered Health Professionals

Advanced Communication Skills Training (Code 40)

13 June 2024 – 14 June 2024

This course is relevant for senior/experienced Health & Social Care Professionals, who wish to enhance personal knowledge, skills & confidence in patient, family or colleague conversations that are important or can often feel difficult, complex or highly emotive.

May 2024

Dietitians Regional Oncology Study Day (Code: 48)

23 May 2024

What does the evidence say?

Join us for this informative, face to face event where we will explore the evidence behind hot topics in oncology dietetics.​​​​​​

 

Advanced Communication Skills Training (Code 39)

20 May 2024 – 21 May 2024

This course is relevant for senior/experienced Health & Social Care Professionals, who wish to enhance personal knowledge, skills & confidence in patient, family or colleague conversations that are important or can often feel difficult, complex or highly emotive.

April 2024

CANC703 The Cancer Survivor: Developing Practice Supporting Those Living With The Consequences of Cancer and Cancer Treatment

24 April 2024 – 9 August 2024

The course is relevant to a wide range of Professionals who work within settings which support the needs of those living with and beyond cancer.

This module is suitable for those with appropriate background qualifications to study at Masters Level 7.  This course can be taken as CPD or as part of the MSc Cancer Care Programme pathway.

Nature of Cancer Plus (Code 27) ***FULLY BOOKED*** Please see alternative dates

15 April 2024 – 16 April 2024

This two day online course is for staff who have attended the Nature of Cancer Course or for any clinical staff working in a health or social care setting who have a basic understanding of cancer and its treatments but who would like to further develop their knowledge in this area

Advanced Communication Skills Training (Code 38)

10 April 2024 – 11 April 2024

This course is relevant for senior/experienced Health & Social Care Professionals, who wish to enhance personal knowledge, skills & confidence in patient, family or colleague conversations that are important or can often feel difficult, complex or highly emotive.

Compassionate Communication in Healthcare (Code 32)

9 April 2024

This online course is a fundamental level communication skills study day for:

  • Any care professional who communicates with people affected by serious or life limiting illness/frailty, but not directly responsible for assessment & planning of care or treatment.
  • Examples include: Health Care Assistants, Social Care Staff, Medical Secretaries, Ward Clerks, Support Staff, Porters

March 2024

Advanced Communication Skills Training (Code 37)

19 March 2024 – 20 March 2024

This course is relevant for senior/experienced Health & Social Care Professionals, who wish to enhance personal knowledge, skills & confidence in patient, family or colleague conversations that are important or can often feel difficult, complex or highly emotive.

Immuno-Oncology Study Day (46)

11 March 2024

This Study Day is aimed at: Doctors of all grades, Nurses, AHPs and Pharmacists who provide care for patients undergoing Immunotherapy.

 

Nature of Cancer ***FULLY BOOKED*** Please see alternative dates (Code 024)

11 March 2024 – 12 March 2024

This 2 day online course provides an introduction to the nature of cancer and is primarily aimed at non-clinical staff. It is also suitable for health and social care practitioners and those wishing to increase their understanding of cancer

February 2024

Advanced Communication Skills Training ***FULLY BOOKED*** (Code 21)

7 February 2024 – 8 February 2024

This course is relevant for senior/experienced Health & Social Care Professionals, who wish to enhance personal knowledge, skills & confidence in patient, family or colleague conversations that are important or can often feel difficult, complex or highly emotive.

January 2024

CANC6002 Fundamentals in Cancer Care

31 January 2024 – 20 May 2024

This module is for those working in Nursing, Allied Professional or other Health and Social Care environments who provide, or support care for, those who are facing, or living with, a cancer diagnosis and treatment.

CANC7002 Developing Practice in Cancer Care

31 January 2024 – 20 May 2024

This module is for health care professionals, who provide, support or influence the care of those who are facing, or living with, a cancer diagnosis and treatment. . 

CANC702 Developing Practice in Palliative and End of Life Care

30 January 2024 – 22 May 2024

This module is aimed at Health Care professionals who provide care for people with a cancer diagnosis within their care setting; who wish to develop their critical understanding of  palliative and end of life care of the person with cancer. Learners will have the opportunity to critically align knowledge, skills and attitudes to personal practice, in a way that supports personal development that can positively impact on practice and ultimately influence person-centred approaches in meeting the needs of those who are living with progressive life-limiting illness.

CANC602 Fundamentals in Palliative and End of Life Care

30 January 2024 – 22 May 2024

This level 6  module is aimed at  Health Care professionals who provide care for people with a cancer diagnosis within their care setting; who wish to develop their critical understanding of palliative and end of life care of the person with cancer. Learners will have the opportunity to critically align knowledge, skills and attitudes to personal practice, in a way that supports personal development that can positively influence person-centred approaches in meeting the needs of those who are living with progressive life-limiting illness.  

CANC701/CANC7012 Developing Practice in SACT Administration and Care

10 January 2024 – 1 May 2024

This course is aimed at Registered Nurses working in a service that delivers Systemic Anti-Cancer Treatment (SACT) who are required to administer SACT as part of their role, wish to study at Masters level and have an interest in service development. There are theory and practice components to the course and the practice components are flexible depending on the level of SACT administration experience. This course can be taken as CPD or as part of the MSc Cancer Care Programme pathway.

NB. If you are pregnant, breast-feeding, planning a pregnancy or undergoing fertility treatment you may wish to consider whether it is an appropriate time for you to enrol on this module as the practice placement requires you to administer a range of SACT treatments including cytotoxic chemotherapy

CANC601/CANC6012 Fundamentals in SACT Administration and Care

10 January 2024 – 1 May 2024

This course is aimed at Registered Nurses working in a service that delivers Systemic Anti-Cancer Treatment (SACT) who are required to administer SACT as part of their role. There are theory and practice components to the course and the practice components are flexible depending on the level of SACT administration experience. This course can be taken as CPD or as part of the MSc Cancer Care Programme pathway.

NB. If you are pregnant, breast-feeding, planning a pregnancy or undergoing fertility treatment you may wish to consider whether it is an appropriate time for you to enrol on this module as the practice placement requires you to administer a range of SACT treatments including cytotoxic chemotherapy

December 2023

Advanced Communication Skills Training ***FULLY BOOKED*** (Code 20)

5 December 2023 – 6 December 2023

This course is relevant for senior/experienced Health & Social Care Professionals, who wish to enhance personal knowledge, skills & confidence in patient, family or colleague conversations that are important or can often feel difficult, complex or highly emotive.

November 2023

Cancer Care Conference 2023

28 November 2023

Join us for this collaborative, face-to-face event where we will explore key topics relating to cancer care. This is as an opportunity for you to receive an update regarding cancer services across the North West region, with a focus on Innovations in Cancer Care, whilst considering how we can enhance patient experience.

**Applications paused due to high interest**

Nature of Cancer Plus *** FULLY BOOKED*** (Code 08)

20 November 2023 – 21 November 2023

This two day online course is for staff who have attended the Nature of Cancer Course or for any clinical staff working in a health or social care setting who have a basic understanding of cancer and its treatments but who would like to further develop their knowledge in this area

Therapeutic Communication in Healthcare (Code 23)

7 November 2023

This is an intermediate level online communication skills study day for:

  • Any care professional who communicates with people facing or affected by serious or life limiting illness/frailty, and directly responsible for gathering and giving information, including as part of identifying problems, needs and concerns. This may include as part of assessments, admissions, planning, and discharge and consultation episodes
  • Examples include: Doctors, Nurses, Radiographers, Allied Health Professionals, Senior support workers (i.e. specifically involved in gathering patient information as part of assessment), Social Workers

October 2023

Compassionate Communication in Healthcare (Code 11)

20 October 2023

This online course is a fundamental level communication skills study day for:

  • Any care professional who communicates with people affected by serious or life limiting illness/frailty, but not directly responsible for assessment & planning of care or treatment.
  • Examples include: Health Care Assistants, Social Care Staff, Medical Secretaries, Ward Clerks, Support Staff, Porters

Advanced Communication Skills Training ***FULLY BOOKED*** (Code 19)

18 October 2023 – 19 October 2023

This course is relevant for senior/experienced Health & Social Care Professionals, who wish to enhance personal knowledge, skills & confidence in patient, family or colleague conversations that are important or can often feel difficult, complex or highly emotive.

Immuno-Oncology Study Day

10 October 2023

This Study Day is aimed at: Doctors of all grades, Nurses, AHPs and Pharmacists who provide care for patients undergoing Immunotherapy.

** Course Full - Registration Now Closed**
 

 

 

Nature of Cancer **Fully Booked, Please See Alternative Dates** (Code 05)

9 October 2023 – 10 October 2023

This 2 day online course provides an introduction to the nature of cancer and is primarily aimed at non-clinical staff. It is also suitable for health and social care practitioners and those wishing to increase their understanding of cancer

Final FRCR Part B Clinical Oncology Mock Exam *Virtual Online Delivery*

7 October 2023

This online interactive course aims to provide exam practice for any candidate preparing to sit the Final FRCR Part B exam.

**Course full - please email carla.coxon@nhs.net if you wish to be added to the waiting list**

 

September 2023

CANC700 Developing Practice in Cancer Care

27 September 2023 – 15 January 2024

This module is for health care professionals, who provide, support or influence the care of those who are facing, or living with, a cancer diagnosis and treatment. . 

CANC600 Fundamentals in Cancer Care

27 September 2023 – 15 January 2024

This module is for those working in Nursing, Allied Professional or other Health and Social Care environments who provide, or support care for, those who are facing, or living with, a cancer diagnosis and treatment.

CANC601/CANC6012 Fundamentals of SACT Administration and Care

6 September 2023 – 13 December 2023

This course is aimed at Registered Nurses working in a service that delivers Systemic Anti-Cancer Treatment (SACT) who are required to administer SACT as part of their role. There are theory and practice components to the course and the practice components are flexible depending on the level of SACT administration experience. This course can be taken as CPD or as part of the MSc Cancer Care Programme pathway.

NB. If you are pregnant, breast-feeding, planning a pregnancy or undergoing fertility treatment you may wish to consider whether it is an appropriate time for you to enrol on this module as the practice placement requires you to administer a range of SACT treatments including cytotoxic chemotherapy

CANC701/CANC7012 Developing Practice in SACT Administration and Care

6 September 2023 – 13 December 2023

This course is aimed at Registered Nurses working in a service that delivers Systemic Anti-Cancer Treatment (SACT) who are required to administer SACT as part of their role, wish to study at Masters level and have an interest in service development. There are theory and practice components to the course and the practice components are flexible depending on the level of SACT administration experience. This course can be taken as CPD or as part of the MSc Cancer Care Programme pathway.

NB. If you are pregnant, breast-feeding, planning a pregnancy or undergoing fertility treatment you may wish to consider whether it is an appropriate time for you to enrol on this module as the practice placement requires you to administer a range of SACT treatments including cytotoxic chemotherapy

July 2023

Advanced Communication Skills Training (Code 18)

18 July 2023 – 19 July 2023

This course is relevant for senior/experienced Health & Social Care Professionals, who wish to enhance personal knowledge, skills & confidence in patient, family or colleague conversations that are important or can often feel difficult, complex or highly emotive.

Immuno-Oncology Study Day

6 July 2023

This Study Day is aimed at: Doctors of all grades, Nurses, AHPs and Pharmacists who provide care for patients undergoing Immunotherapy.

 

**FULLY BOOKED**

Any further applications will be added to a waiting list for our next event in Autumn 2023

June 2023

Nature of Cancer **Fully Booked, Please See Alternative Dates** (Code 04)

27 June 2023 – 28 June 2023

This 2 day online course provides an introduction to the nature of cancer and is primarily aimed at non-clinical staff. It is also suitable for health and social care practitioners and those wishing to increase their understanding of cancer