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EVENTS

Click here to see the Events Calendar for listings of all our current events!

The 4th Global Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Congress

13-15th July 2020

Registration for the 4th Global Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer Congress is open

Systemic Anti-cancer Therapy (SACT) Online Course

Guy’s Cancer Academy are pleased to offer an online taught Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy Administration and Patient Care course, which can be taken at level 6 or level 7. This online course has been designed for registered health professionals who are required to administer SACT or manage the care of patients prescribed SACT treatment. This includes staff who conduct pre-treatment consultations or run oral SACT clinics.

Cancer and Haemato-oncology Courses

September 2020

Birmingham City University offers a wide range of courses for those engaged in clinical practice in cancer care and haematology.

EBMT webinars

March 2020

Beginning in March 2020, EBMT will begin offering free, live webinars, hosted by experts, for all EBMT members. 

SACT nurses wanted for study: Cancer care in prison - NHS Healthcare staff perspectives

In England many people are diagnosed with cancer each year. Little is known about the impact that being in prison has on the care of people diagnosed with cancer and more information is needed to better understand the challenges of managing care for people with cancer who are in prison. This research aims to fill that gap in knowledge by exploring the views of people with cancer, prison staff and prison and cancer health professionals. 

SSAFE Project

The Staff and SAfety EFfects of Epidemics (SSAFE) project is a longitudinal study looking at the wellbeing of ALL healthcare workers publishing live data of healthcare staff safety, psychological wellbeing and burnout. Imperial have recruited approximately 300 people and have been able to publish more data to a custom-build dashboard: https://www.pansurg.org/ssafe_data/

Free online SACT learning resource

Essential learning resources can be used by UKONS members who have not yet had opportunity to attend a SACT course or would like to update their learning.

Advanced Communication Skills Training Courses

Advanced Communication Skills Training (ACST) is a two day course for all health and social care professionals (band 6 and above). 

Macmillan Cancer Training in the Community

A one-day training course for people working in Sheffield.

Cancer Survivorship Summit: Improving Outcomes for People Living with and Beyond Cancer

11 September 2020

This national annual summit takes a practical approach to improving practice and outcomes for those living with and beyond cancer, moving from surviving to thriving.

Study days at The Christie Hospital

To access information click here https://www.christie.nhs.uk/education/continuing-professional-development/study-days-and-conferences

Post-transplant: Managing patients’ quality of life symposium

6th and 7th November 2020

The 2nd Hematopoietic Cell Transplant International Symposium will bring together over 15 speakers from around the globe will focusing their energy on highlighting complications faced by patient’s post-transplant and the importance of multidisciplinary team approach in improving patient’s quality of life. 

Selection of conferences run by Healthcare conferences UK

Multiple sessions being run in late 2020 - https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/subjects/cancer-care-and-oncology

UK Annual Chemotherapy Board Conference

26 November 2020

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic the UK Chemotherapy Board are pleased to announce that the conference will now take place virtually on the 26th November 2020. Even though the physical event originally planned at the Pullman London St Pancras is unable to take place, there is still an opportunity for thought provoking discussions and to talk to industry representatives.

Prehabilitation, Principles & Practice, Supporting Patients to Get Fit for Surgery/Treatment

1 December 2020

Click here to access: https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/prehabilitation-fit-for-surgery-treatment

Royal Marsden School Course and Study Days