Past Events

May 2022

Nature of Cancer Plus

16 May 2022 – 17 May 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

3 May 2022 – 4 May 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.

April 2022

Advanced Communication Skills Training

4 April 2022 – 5 April 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.

March 2022

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

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

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

8 March 2022 – 9 March 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

February 2022

Advanced Communication Skills Training **Course fully booked, please see alternative dates**

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.

January 2022

Advanced Communication Skills Training - **Course fully booked, please see alternative dates**

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.

CANC601/CANC6012 Fundamentals of SACT Administration and Care

5 January 2022 – 13 April 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

5 January 2022 – 13 April 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.

CANC602 Fundamentals of Palliative and End of Life Care

5 January 2022 – 13 April 2022

Information coming soon

CANC702 Developing Practice in Palliative and End of Life Care

5 January 2022 – 13 April 2022

Information coming soon

December 2021

FRCR Physics & Radiobiology Teaching for Therapeutic Radiographers

6 December 2021 – 14 December 2021

This online interactive course aims to provide FRCR level teaching in line with current RCR guidance relating to physics and radiobiology

 

November 2021

Advanced Communication Skills Training **Course fully booked, please see alternative dates**

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.

Introduction to Anatomy and Cancer

23 November 2021

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 Plus

16 November 2021 – 17 November 2021

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

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

October 2021

Advanced Communication Skills Training **Course fully booked, please see alternative dates**

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.

Nature of Cancer

11 October 2021 – 12 October 2021

**Course fully booked, please see alternative dates**

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

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

September 2021

CANC700 Developing Practice in Cancer Care

8 September 2021 – 15 December 2021

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 of Cancer Care

8 September 2021 – 15 December 2021

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.

June 2021

Nature of Cancer

29 June 2021 – 30 June 2021

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

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.

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.