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Early career cancer nurse?

Identifying the Education, Training and Support Needs of European Young Cancer Nurses

We are seeking expressions of interest from young cancer nurses to participate in a focus group. Nurses are eligible to participate if they are from a European country, are under 35 years of age and are working with people affected by cancer. 

We would like to invite eligible nurses to participate in focus groups which will be conducted between September and December 2019, as follows:  • Face to face focus groups: conducted during EONS12 at ESMO in Barcelona between September 27th and September 30th, 2019.  • Online focus groups and interviews: conducted via Skype and Zoom between October and December 2019. 

UKONS SACT Passport – Train the Trainer

30 August 2019

We are delighted to support a further UKONS SACT Passport Train the Trainer Event. This time, we will be in Glasgow.

Acute Oncology Masterclass

6 September 2019

The UK Oncology Nursing Society and South East London Cancer Alliance welcomes delegates to this free one-day masterclass on acute oncology. Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Closing date 26th August

Gary Louge Awards 2019

13 September 2019

Closing date 4th August

The fifth annual Gary Logue Colorectal Nurse Award will be presented at the National Colorectal Cancer Nurses Network (NCCNN) Study Day on 13 September 2019 in Birmingham.

HCP Survey: physical activity during and after blood cancer treatment

Are you a health professional working with people with blood cancer in the UK?

Please consider taking part in this questionnaire about physical activity during and after blood cancer treatment.

Master Level Acute Oncology -- Online Module

From September 2019

The Acute Clinical Oncology module offered by the University of Liverpool, is a multi-professional, eight-week, online course aimed at developing the practitioner’s in-depth knowledge of assessment and management of acute oncology presentations.

Advanced SACT Update Study for Nurses and AHPs

3 September 2019

This study day aims to further develop knowledge and understanding for nurses and AHPs currently administering SACT and caring for patients completing SACT in a variety of health care settings.

CAR-T Regional Meetings (Gilead)

12 and/or 13th September 2019

The study days will feature a unique faculty of international experts presenting live in the room and being webcast out to other meetings around the UK.


NCCNN Colorectal Cancer Study Day 2019

13 September 2019

The day is an essential update in many aspects of colorectal cancer, including workforce planning, treatment, living with and beyond bowel cancer, and the Bowel Screening Programme.

Emerging Therapies – let’s focus on CAR T cell therapy …nursing challenges and considerations

12 September 2019  0900-1615

Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care Annual Conference

18 September 2019

Featuring a mix of high-quality speakers, extensive poster display, arts space and delegate interaction

Non-Medical Prescribing in Cancer Care

20 September 2019

This conference focuses on Non-Medical Prescribing in Cancer Care. Through national updates and practical case studies the conference will demonstrate how the effective use of non-medical

prescribing in cancer care can improve patient care, experience and outcomes.

ESMO 2019 Congress – ‘Translating Science into better cancer patient care’

27 Sep - 01 Oct 2019

ESMO is delighted to announce that the ESMO 2019 annual Congress will take place in partnership with the European Association for Cancer Research (EACR) from 27 September to 1 October 2019, at the Fira Barcelona, Spain.

Hereditary Breast Cancer Study Day- North West Thames Regional Genetics Service

30 September 2019  10:00 – 16:30

This study day aims to provide an update on genetic testing and genetic counselling provision for families affected by hereditary breast cancer.


Cancer Survivorship Summit: Improving Outcomes for People Living with and Beyond Cancer

7 October 2019

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.

Pancreatic Cancer UK National Study Day

7 October 2019

This National Study Day brings together nurses and dietitians from around the country to learn about the latest developments in pancreatic cancer.

Integrated Care System Guidance for Cancer Rehabilitation

30 October 2019

Transforming Cancer Services Team for London

12:45 – 16:30

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, 14 Bedford Row, London WC1R 4ED

2019 NCRI Cancer Conference

3-5 November 2019

Join National Cancer Research Institute at their annual Conference in Glasgow between 3-5 November 2019.

UK Forum on Haemoglobin Disorders (UKFHD) 49th Academic Meeting Multidisciplinary Research Showcase

14 November 2019

St Catherine’s College, University of Oxford, Manor Road, Oxford OX1 3UJ

The UK Forum on Haemoglobin Disorders is a multi-disciplinary group of healthcare professionals interested in all aspects of sickle cell disease, thalassaemia and related conditions.

An Introduction to Cancer: Anatomy, Biology & Treatments 2019

20 Nov, 09:00 – Thu, 21 Nov

20 Nov, 09:00 – Thu, 21 Nov, 16:00, The Christie School of Oncology, Manchester

This is a two day course by David O’Halloran which presents a basic understanding of cancer. 

UKONS Research MIG: Pre-conference Research surgery

21 November 2019  14:00 – 18:00

Ahead of their 2019 conference UKONS would like to invite you to a free research surgery and networking event.  This event will bring cancer nurses together to share research ideas, hear from experts, learn together and provide an opportunity to network with colleagues.

If you a cancer nurse interested in, or undertaking, research at any level do please join us.


Understanding Colorectal Study Day

2 December 2019

2 December 2019 09:00 – 16:15 

St Mark's Hospital, Medical Education Centre

Level 6 St Mark's Hospital, Watford Road, Harrow HA1 3UJ

Fee: £50

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.