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

UKONS Annual Conference 2023

17th - 18th November 2023

MSc in Advanced practice in Cancer Care: University of Liverpool

  Programme start: January and September 2023

This programme is designed in partnership with clinical experts at the forefront of oncology and cancer care.

The Royal Marsden School and Conference Centre

The list of upcoming conferences and study days in 2023 includes:

HEE funded online course on ‘Genomics and Counselling Skills’

Beginning on 11 September 2023

The application is now open for the next cohort of the University of the West of England.  


Gateway C: FREE Live Webinar: Session 1 - Supporting Patients with FIT for Primary Care Administrators

19 September 2023  13:00-13:30

These interactive sessions will be presented by leading specialists discussing the role of ‘FIT’ and how primary care colleagues can best support patients.

Gateway C: FREE Live Webinar: Session 2 - Supporting Patients with FIT for Primary Care Clinicians

20 September 2023  13:00-13:30

These interactive sessions will be presented by leading specialists discussing the role of ‘FIT’ and how primary care colleagues can best support patients.

Gateway C: Effective clinical decision making in Head & Neck cancer

The free 1-hour CPD course aims to support primary care professionals in effective clinical decision making, when assessing and managing patients with symptoms associated with a head and neck cancer.

National Genomics Education Team: New online course

Are you a clinician keen to know more about how to order a genomic test for your patients? Would you be willing to share your learning experience?

This autumn, the National Genomics Education team is launching an exciting new online course to help clinicians understand the genomic testing process for solid tumour indications.

Education and Training at Macmillan: Social Prescribing Learning Resources

Social Prescribing is part of the personalised care agenda which is embedded in health strategy across the UK.

This online resource is designed to enhance knowledge and relevant skills for Social Prescribers/Link Workers, working in Primary Care across the UK, supporting people affected by cancer.  Whilst the target audience is Social Prescribers, this resource will also be of benefit to a wider audience.

Clatterbridge Cancer Centre Short Courses

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre offer a number of short courses that are available online to a range of healthcare professionals. These are designed to support staff working with those affected by cancer, in order to enhance their knowledge, skills and understanding with regards to cancer care.

The Christie School of Oncology Education Events

Use the following link to view our full programme and use promocode UKONS10 for 10% off bookings at checkout

Sage and Thyme workshops

Dates from January - November 2023

A communication skills workshop about listening to people who are worried. It teaches clinical and non-clinical staff at all levels, evidence-based communication skills to provide person-centred support to someone with emotional concerns using the SAGE & THYME structure.

Brain Metastases Study Day

Thursday 5th October 2023  09:00 – 16:30

In person event (live-streaming also available)

Aimed at nurses (including Practice and Specialist), Allied Health Professionals, GPs and Registrars, this study day aims to update healthcare professionals of any discipline on the management of brain metastases, focusing on how we can best support our patients through diagnosis, treatment and beyond.

Health professional's guide to pancreatic cancer and pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy (PERT)

Online short course 

This course is aimed at anyone supporting people with pancreatic cancer and takes 30-45 minutes to complete it is endorsed by the British Dietetic Association and the Pancreatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland.

The EONS ‘ABC4Nurses’ Programme

EONS has announced the launch of the ABC4Nurses interactive education programme. It is available in 4 languages: English, Czech, Spanish and Turkish. This FREE online, blended learning programme is a fantastic opportunity for cancer nurses to develop their knowledge and skills in the care of people with advanced breast cancer (ABC).


Macmillan Course: Acute Oncology- ‘Recognising Emergency Situations in Cancer Care’.

This enhanced level e-learning course is a must for everyone involved in providing care and support to adults with cancer.  

Introduction to pancreatic cancer

Three-part online Course 

This three-part introduction to pancreatic cancer course provides an overview of pancreatic cancer, from how it presents and the symptoms associated with the disease, to treatment options and the ongoing supportive care needs of people with pancreatic cancer

Blood Cancer UK- Introduction to Haemato-Oncology Nursing

This free RCN accredited training module is ideal for any ward nurses and new starters on the haematology ward. Over the 10 chapters in this course, you will build on basic haemato-oncological concepts to support a foundation of nursing practice for caring for blood cancer patients.

Shine Cancer Support - supporting people in their 20s, 30s and 40s who are living with cancer

Online workshops

Our 2-hour workshop provides an overview of the key needs of younger adults and provides information about useful services and support.