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Royal Marsden Course and Study Days

April - July

The Royal Marsden Education and Conference Centre is known worldwide for its exciting programme of cancer study days and conferences 

Link to the site: https://www.ukons.org/events/royal-marsden-school-course-and-study-days/

The Christie Education Centre

Wed 21 April 2021, Tue 27 April 2021, Mon 24 May 2021, Fri 25 Jun 2021

A)    Living with and Beyond Cancer Science

B)    Metastatic Bone Disease

C)    Virtual Cancer Week

D)    Supportive Measures & Palliative Therapies in Head and Neck Cancer


Pelvic Radiation Disease Association Annual Conference

24 April 2021

On Saturday 24th April 2021, The Pelvic Radiation Disease Association (PRDA) are bringing together a line-up of experts to discuss Pelvic Radiation Disease at our first ever virtual annual conference. We would be very grateful if you would share news of this free event.

Macmillan Webinar: Self-care and positive coping for cancer health professionals

Fridays: 26 March, 16 April, 30 April (12pm-2pm) Wednesdays: 14 April, 21 April, (4-6pm)

Macmillan still have places on this webinar. This two-hour webinar will explore strategies for coping with additional demands as well as practical and achievable ways to care for your wellbeing.

European Cancer Nursing Day

18 May 2021

This exciting flagship EONS event will, due to COVID-19, take place online again this year. This year there will be a focus on the impact cancer nurses can have on preventing cancer. 

Nurse Prescribing in Cancer Care – Conference with special rate for UKONS members

8 June 2021

The conference will focus on developing competence and confidence in nurse prescribing in cancer care, including using the using the National Competency Framework for all Prescribers.

MSc in evaluation of healthcare interventions and outcomes

Applications are now open for the November 2021 intake of this joint LSE and NICE master’s programme. 

Guys Cancer Academy

Providing high quality cancer education for health professionals, patients and carers. 

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, in collaboration with MedicsAcademy, are excited to announce the launch of Nucleus, a revolutionary online programme to future proof the medical workforce for the genomics generation.

Leukaemia Care provide a suite of learning packages for haematology nurses

It costs £5 a month and can be used for revalidation purposes. To access click here: All Courses – Leukaemia Care e-learning (leukaemiaelearning.org.uk)

Future Learn

Cancer Courses: Understand cancer, from diagnosis to management and treatment. Find courses for oncology professionals, carers and people living with cancer. Online Cancer and Oncology Courses - Learn About Treatments - FutureLearn

UK Chemotherapy Board Annual Conference 2021

25 November 2021

The UK Chemotherapy Board Annual Conference 2021 will held as a live virtual conference on Thursday 25 November 2021.


2020 Virtual UK Oncology Forum ~ 11 credits from the RCP

The recorded sessions from the 2020 UK Virtual Oncology Forum are now fully available to view on the UK Oncology Forum virtual platform. This meeting is open to UK Cancer HCPs ONLY.  


Study days from Hartley Taylor

a) Cutaneous Lymphoma Workshop and Next Generation Sequencing in Lymphoma 

b) UK CLL Forum Annual Scientific Day

c) Post ASH Significant Highlights

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.

Research study: parent/carers of children living with and beyond cancer

Call for Participants: Are you the Parent or Caregiver of a child living with or beyond cancer or a Health Care Provider with experience in this area? If so please consider participating in this study examining digital technologies for families impacted by paediatric cancer


Free: COVID 19 and Critical Care Course

‘FutureLearn’ offer online healthcare courses to provide learners with vital skills, research, and training for their professional development. 

Survey request: Relationship between technology usage and eHealth literacy on attitude towards Connected Health in paediatric cancer

Analysis of the relationship between technology usage and eHealth literacy on attitude towards Connected Health in paediatric cancer. To identify the impact of eHealth Literacy and technology usage on attitude towards connected Health in paediatric cancer.

Macmillan toolkit to support the delivery of health & wellbeing or information & support events/groups online

To access the information, you will need to use ‘Learnzone’. You don’t need to be a Macmillan Professional to do this, you just need to create an account from the Learnzone landing page by registering with an e-mail address and creating a password if you don’t already have an account. 

SSAFE Project

The Staff and SAfety EFfects of Epidemics (SSAFE) project is a longitudinal study looking at the wellbeing of ALL healthcare workers publishing live data of healthcare staff safety, psychological wellbeing and burnout. Imperial have recruited approximately 300 people and have been able to publish more data to a custom-build dashboard: https://www.pansurg.org/ssafe_data/

eLearning course from Blood Cancer UK

Introduction to Haemato-Oncology Nursing, What you need to know about haemato-oncology

Blood Cancer UK have designed an RCN-accredited, free course for new starters and ward nurses on the haematology ward. This course is comprised of 10 chapters. It provides an opportunity to build on basic haemato-oncological concepts to support a foundation of nursing practice for those caring for people with blood cancer.

Kings Fund ‘3 Minute Guide’- Maintaining motivation in uncertain times

At the outset of the Covid-19 pandemic everyone rose to the challenge; in the health and care sector people did whatever it took to keep their teams and service afloat. Three months later the trajectory of the pandemic remains unclear and people are beginning to realise that we’re in this for the long haul.