Upcoming Events

April 2021

NM6 997 Palliative and End of Life Care

27 April 2021 – 3 August 2021

This module is for health and social care professionals who work with people with a life limiting illness in hospital or community settings. 

NM7 123 Advancing Palliative and End of Life Care

27 April 2021 – 3 August 2021

This module is for health and social care professionals who work with people with a life limiting illness in hospital or community settings. 

October 2021

Compassionate Communication in Healthcare

4 October 2021

This 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

Nature of Cancer

11 October 2021 – 12 October 2021

This course provides an introduction to the nature of cancer and is suitable for non-clinical staff working in a health or social care setting wishing to increase their understanding of cancer.  

November 2021

Therapeutic Communication in Healthcare

9 November 2021

This is an intermediate level 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

Nature of Cancer Plus

16 November 2021 – 17 November 2021

This two day course is for non-clinical staff who have attended the Nature of Cancer Course or for any non-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.

Introduction to Anatomy and Cancer

23 November 2021

This course is for any staff working in a health and social care setting who would like to increase their understanding of the human body and the impact of cancer on body systems.

N.B. Not suitable for registered health care professionals