Upcoming Events

June 2022

Advanced Communication Skills Training

8 June 2022 – 9 June 2022

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.

Introduction to Anatomy and Cancer

14 June 2022

This one day 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

Nature of Cancer **Course fully booked, please see alternative dates**

27 June 2022 – 28 June 2022

This 2 day 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

July 2022

Advanced Communication Skills Training

4 July 2022 – 5 July 2022

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.

September 2022

CANC601/CANC6012 Fundamentals of SACT Administration and Care

7 September 2022 – 14 December 2022

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.

CANC701/CANC7012 Developing Practice in SACT Administration and Care

7 September 2022 – 14 December 2022

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.

October 2022

Advanced Communication Skills Training

10 October 2022 – 11 October 2022

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.

Nature of Cancer

11 October 2022 – 12 October 2022

This 2 day 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

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 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

28 November 2022 – 29 November 2022

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.

February 2023

Advanced Communication Skills Training

2 February 2023 – 3 February 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.

March 2023

Nature of Cancer

7 March 2023 – 8 March 2023

This 2 day 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

Compassionate Communication in Healthcare

16 March 2023

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

Advanced Communication Skills Training

21 March 2023 – 22 March 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.

April 2023

Advanced Communication Skills Training

24 April 2023 – 25 April 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.

May 2023

Nature of Cancer Plus

22 May 2023 – 23 May 2023

This two day 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

24 May 2023 – 25 May 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.

June 2023

Introduction to Anatomy and Cancer

6 June 2023

This one day 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

Therapeutic Communication in Healthcare

7 June 2023

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

Advanced Communication Skills Training

20 June 2023 – 21 June 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.

Nature of Cancer

27 June 2023 – 28 June 2023

This 2 day 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

October 2023

Nature of Cancer

10 October 2023 – 11 October 2023

This 2 day 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

Compassionate Communication in Healthcare

20 October 2023

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 2023

Nature of Cancer Plus

21 November 2023 – 22 November 2023

This two day 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