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

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.

Clatterbridge Cancer Centre - Cancer modules for nurses and AHPs

Courses starting in September 2019, January 2020 and April 2020

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. 

Online Taught Systemic Anti-cancer Therapy Administration and Patient Care Accredited Course

7 April 2020

Guy’s Cancer Academy and King’s College London are currently welcoming applications for the next run of their SACT Administration and Patient Care course. 

Interactive Webinar: The CINV Academy

21 April 2020  19:00-20:30

Interactive Webinar

This Chugai Pharma UK Ltd promotional meeting is a free educational opportunity has been developed in partnership with UKONS. The meeting was initiated and funded by Chugai Pharma UK Ltd. 

Join our expert panel as we look to explore Chemotherapy Induce Nausea and Vomiting prevention and discuss how your patients can be protected from experiencing nausea and vomiting. You can shape the webinar discussions through audience voting and interactive Q&A opportunities

Study days at The Christie Hospital

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

Patient and Clinician Focused Workshop.

May 2020 (TBC)  8:00 am to 5:00 PM

This is an event organised to gain perspectives from the people who develop medications and drug delivery devices, as well as from the clinicians and patients who use them.

Palliative and End of Life Care: Foundations

Module runs twice a year and will commence in May 2020 and September 2020

15 credit module at BSc level 6 

Ambulatory Oncology Study Day

10 June 2020

This is a free conference, tailor-made for nurses involved in oncology. Key opinion leaders will lead interactive talks, discussion and case studies.

Smiths Medical Ambulatory Oncology Study Day

10 June 2020

This fully CPD accredited, FREE event is a great opportunity to participate in interactive talks, discussion and case studies.


UK Oncology Forum

11 & 12 June 2020

UKONS are delighted to be collaborating again with the UK Oncology Forum for 2020 and running a session on Day One. The UK Oncology Forum is a national pan-tumour meeting that attracts leading UK and European speaker experts. 

Laryngectomy Masterclass

22 June 2020  9:15 - 16:30

This CPD accredited one day masterclass caters for healthcare professionals caring for patients with a laryngectomy. The day covers surgical approaches to laryngectomy, respiratory care, communication and swallowing rehabilitation, emergency care and patient's personal account.


Post-transplant: Managing patients’ quality of life symposium

26th and 27th June 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. 

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

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. 

Cancer and Haemato-oncology Courses

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

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.

UKONS Annual Conference 2020

20-21 November 2020

UKONS Annual Conference

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