Topics will include- Caring for the care giver (preventing burnout in health care professionals), Chronic GVHD, VOD, late effects and survivorship. For the first time we have invited those who have presented posters at the main meeting to present at our UK meeting to try and capture a flavour of the main EBMT meeting. There will be representation from the multidisciplinary team including Medical, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy and a therapist.
The UKONS Young Cancer/Early Careers Nurses Network is delighted to invite you to join us for our free virtual educational event held in collaboration with The Christie School of Oncology.
On Wednesday 13th October 2021 between 4pm-7pm - via live stream.
Event will be hosted on Teams.
During this session we will be working towards creating a collaborative oncology knowledge and capability framework to support trainee ACP's and ACP's with evidencing their portfolio and to support ongoing learning and development.
The programme will start with a session focussing on treatments, followed by a trials update. The Terry Hamblin Memorial Lecture – The role of molecular genetics in the prognosis of MDS – will be delivered by Prof Elli Papaemmanuil and the day will end with clinical case presentations with discussion.
Tuesday 16 November 2021, 13.00 – 17.00
East, Wednesday 17 November 2021, 07.00 – 09.00
West, Thursday 18 November, 18.00 – 20.00
The UKONS sponsored Global Power of Oncology Nursing (GPON) conference is held annually as part of London Global Cancer Week, showcasing the nursing contribution to tackling the global burden of cancer.
Facilitators: Simon Jones, Kimberley Ashwin, Claud Regnard, Dorothy Matthews, Chris Connell, Alison Chapman, Tom Crook
This study day has been developed to help hospice and palliative care staff, as well as primary care staff and all involved in the care of those with learning disabilities, to feel more confident and knowledgeable about the care they offer. We will consider definitions of learning disabilities and tools to assess distress, recent guidance helping to develop our care, and the holistic nature of end-of-life care.
Through the NHS Genomic Medicine Service (GMS) in England, more healthcare professionals than ever before will be able to access genomic testing for their patients for the first time. To prepare the workforce for these tests and the impact their results will have, the Genomics Education Programme (GEP) has developed a series of supporting courses and resources to aid those who will use the service.
Abstracts are invited for the 7th International Public Health Palliative Care Conference: Democratising caring, dying and grieving: participation, action, understanding and evaluation. The deadline for submission of abstracts is 15 January 2022.
The new blended learning ACST Model for senior healthcare professionals
Facilitator: Kate Binnie
This course is for healthcare professionals and therapists interested in broadening their skill set and developing a practical holistic approach to helping patients with common and difficult system “clusters” that are acknowledged to be bi-directionally affected by emotion and suffering (e.g. breathlessness-anxiety & pain-depression-fatigue).
Whatever our profession or job role we have a responsibility to offer spiritual care to our patients. But what does this mean in the current health climate? How can we do this to the best of our ability along with the other competing demands on our time?