• Enhance health care professionals’ skills in communicating with people affected by cancer
  • To develop strategies to deal with challenging communication situations in practice

Target Audience

This course is for health care professionals who wish to enhance their skills in communicating with people affected by cancer (Normally bands 5-7 plus Specialty Doctors)

N.B. Not normally suitable for health care professionals who do not have contact with patients or relatives

Date and Duration


5 June 2019


1 day plus pre course workbook


  • Context of communication in cancer care
  • Psychological responses to cancer diagnosis and treatments
  • Facilitating skills and blocking behaviours
  • Strategies for dealing with challenging communication situations e.g. anger, distress, collusion, denial
  • Coping strategies for health care professionals

Certificate of attendance

Number of Places and Cost

Number of places:




(Free for CCC staff)



The Clinical Education Department


The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust
Clatterbridge Road
Bebington, Wirral, Merseyside CH63 4JY
United Kingdom

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Contact and Application

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Call us on: 0151 556 5790

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