This is a new service being delivered by Age UK Sheffield in conjunction with Macmillan Cancer support. The service has been created to support patients aged 50+ who have recently been diagnosed with or been through treatment for prostate, colorectal or breast cancer within the Sheffield area.
A meeting with a faculty of over 70 national and international speakers including 6 key notes (Eric Winer, Matine Piccart, Matthew Ellis, Philip Poortmans, Monica Morrow and Judy Garber) to cover recent important and clinical and scientific advances in breast cancer research and management.
The UK Oncology Nursing Society and Guy's Cancer Academy would like to invite you to a free, multi-disciplinary, educational event on sexual wellbeing in people with, or following treatment, for cancer. Refreshments and lunch will be provided.
This is an informative and interactive one- day training day, focusing on advancing communication and assertiveness skills for healthcare professionals working within haemato-oncology.
The day will require a £25 booking fee per person, including refreshments throughout the day and lunch.
Phillipa Jones will be delivering the UKONS triage Masterclass at the Royal Derby Hospital. This study day is for all professionals who use or intend to use the UKONS Triage tool to triage Oncology and Haematology patients and is an interactive workshop which covers the background and development of the tool, plus how to use it effectively,
This important national conference provides an essential update for current and aspiring nurse prescribers on prescribing for pain. Through national updates and extended interactive practical case studies delegates will hear how to develop and maintain prescribing competence, and how to develop effectiveness in post qualification practice.
Preserving fertility is a relatively new care option for cancer patients and advances in reproductive technologies mean that young people and adults needing treatment that may affect their ability to have children may now have options for fertility preservation.
The RCN Fertility Nursing Forum and British Infertility Counselling Association have collaborated to offer regional workshops for those caring for people requiring such treatments.
Chaired by Professor Angela Alexander MBE, Chair, Working Party, The Competency Framework for Designated Prescribing Practitioners (DPP), Royal Pharmaceutical Society, this conference focuses on implementing the Competency Framework for DPPs (Prescribing Supervisors and Assessors) to train and support Non-Medical Prescribers
The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre in association with The University of Chester offers a range of 20 credit modules for nurses and AHPs. Modules can be taken on a standalone basis or in combination to form specific awards such as the Post Graduate Certificate in Cancer Care.
This double module provides an overview of cancer and its impact on individuals, in order to equip healthcare professionals with the knowledge necessary to feel both confident and competent in dealing with people affected by cancer.
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.