Upcoming Events

May 2021

Advanced Communication Skills Training

19 May 2021 – 20 May 2021

 

In the context of communicating with patients, families and/or other professionals, this course is relevant to senior/experienced health & social care professionals, who wish to enhance their knowledge, skills & confidence with engaging in significant communications that may be complex, feel difficult, challenging, or highly emotive.

June 2021

Advanced Communication Skills Training

22 June 2021 – 23 June 2021

In the context of communicating with patients, families and/or other professionals, this course is relevant to senior/experienced health & social care professionals, who wish to enhance their knowledge, skills & confidence with engaging in significant communications that may be complex, feel difficult, challenging, or highly emotive.

Nature of Cancer

29 June 2021 – 30 June 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.  

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.  

Advanced Communication Skills Training

18 October 2021 – 19 October 2021

In the context of communicating with patients, families and/or other professionals, this course is relevant to senior/experienced health & social care professionals, who wish to enhance their knowledge, skills & confidence with engaging in significant communications that may be complex, feel difficult, challenging, or highly emotive.

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

Advanced Communication Skills Training

30 November 2021 – 1 December 2021

In the context of communicating with patients, families and/or other professionals, this course is relevant to senior/experienced health & social care professionals, who wish to enhance their knowledge, skills & confidence with engaging in significant communications that may be complex, feel difficult, challenging, or highly emotive.

January 2022

Advanced Communication Skills Training

17 January 2022 – 18 January 2022

 

In the context of communicating with patients, families and/or other professionals, this course is relevant to senior/experienced health & social care professionals, who wish to enhance their knowledge, skills & confidence with engaging in significant communications that may be complex, feel difficult, challenging, or highly emotive.

February 2022

Advanced Communication Skills Training

22 February 2022 – 23 February 2022

 

In the context of communicating with patients, families and/or other professionals, this course is relevant to senior/experienced health & social care professionals, who wish to enhance their knowledge, skills & confidence with engaging in significant communications that may be complex, feel difficult, challenging, or highly emotive.

March 2022

Nature of Cancer

8 March 2022 – 9 March 2022

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.  

Compassionate Communication in Healthcare

16 March 2022

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

Therapeutic Communication in Healthcare

30 March 2022

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

June 2022

Introduction to Anatomy and Cancer

14 June 2022

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

October 2022

Nature of Cancer

11 October 2022 – 12 October 2022

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.  

Compassionate Communication in Healthcare

19 October 2022

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

November 2022

Therapeutic Communication in Healthcare

9 November 2022

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

22 November 2022 – 23 November 2022

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.