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At Macmillan, we know how a cancer diagnosis can affect everything. So we’re here to support you and help you take back some control in your life. From help with money worries and advice about work, to someone who’ll listen if you just want to talk, we’re here.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Role development programme

    Online Course | Macmillan Cancer Support

    Macmillan Cancer Support

    A blended role development programme for generalist nurses and Allied Health Professionals to learn more about cancer care. The programme comprises a 6 module e-learning programme; 2 hours of telephone mentoring and a one day classroom event. It also encourages engagement with a discussion forum online.

  • Macmillan HOPE Facilitator Training Programme

    Training Course | Macmillan Cancer Support

    Macmillan Cancer Support

    The HOPE programme (Help to Overcome Problems Effectively) is a health and lifestyle coaching course to support people after cancer treatment. The programme uses cognitive behavioural techniques based on hope theory; self-efficacy theory and motivational interviewing. It helps people self-manage problems such as feelings of anxiety; fear of recurrence; fatigue and concerns for the future. The aim of this two-day programme is to prepare participants to facilitate the HOPE course to groups of people living with cancer

  • Understanding Cancer and its Treatments

    Training Course | Macmillan Cancer Support

    Macmillan Cancer Support

    The aim of this course is to raise awareness of the nature of cancer; prevention; early detection; investigation; staging and treatment options for cancer.

  • Listening and Responding

    Training Course | Macmillan Cancer Support

    Macmillan Cancer Support

    The aim of this course is to develop foundation level core communication skills to help increase confidence when holding conversations with people living with cancer.

  • Pain and Symptom Management for Palliative and End of Life Care

    Training Course | Macmillan Cancer Support

    Macmillan Cancer Support

    This interactive workshop is designed to provide a foundation level overview of pain and symptom control in palliative care. The workshop will provide an opportunity to reflect on the experience of pain; how it impacts on one’s wellbeing/quality of life and to understand the principles by which pain and other distressing symptoms are managed.

  • Loss; Grief and Bereavement

    Training Course | Macmillan Cancer Support

    Macmillan Cancer Support

    This workshop will help you gain a deeper understanding on the wide range of losses and grief experienced by people living with cancer. It will help you feel more confident in using your skills to deal appropriately with individual situations.

  • Personalised Care and Support: Understanding the Recovery Package

    Training Course | Macmillan Cancer Support

    Macmillan Cancer Support

    This interactive workshop is designed to provide an overview of Personalised Care and Support Planning (PCSP) including all the elements of the Recovery Package (RP) and to explore how it can be implemented into your workplace. The session will provide an opportunity for discussion and debate; with opportunities to learn; share and network with other professionals.

  • Introduction to Palliative and End of Life Care

    Training Course | Macmillan Cancer Support

    Macmillan Cancer Support

    This interactive session will help you develop an awareness of the broad principles of palliative and end of life care. It will develop an awareness of how you can support people living with cancer to understand more about what palliative care is and how it can support them. It aims to help you feel more confident in using your skills to deal appropriately with individual situations in palliative and end of life care. A case study will be used to help meet the aims of the session.

  • Managing the consequences of cancer and its treatments

    Training Course | Macmillan Cancer Support

    Macmillan Cancer Support

    This interactive workshop is designed to provide an overview of managing the consequences of cancer and its treatments. The session will provide an opportunity for discussion and debate; with opportunities to learn; share and network with other professionals.

  • Managing Difficult Conversations

    Training Course | Macmillan Cancer Support

    Macmillan Cancer Support

    This interactive workshop is aimed at all those wishing to refresh their listening and responding skills and consider in more detail how they can better support and respond to people who are distressed. The session will provide an opportunity for discussion and debate; with opportunities to learn via participation in group activities.

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