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

RCNi Cancer Nursing Practice

1 December 2020  12:00-13:30

Ironing out the cancer nursing challenges during COVID-19: a best practice discussion 1st December 2020 12-1.30 - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cancer-nursing-practice-webinar-tickets-127714508533

Palliative care - EBMT webinars

17 December 2020

Beginning in March 2020, EBMT will begin offering free, live webinars, hosted by experts, for all EBMT members. 

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.

Royal Marsden Course and Study Days

The Royal Marsden Education and Conference Centre is known worldwide for its exciting programme of cancer study days and conferences now available in virtual format! Learn from our world-class consultants and book your place now.

The Christie Hospital Events

The Christie School of Oncology Education have changed to 'virtual' learning and live streaming for forthcoming educational programmes.

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

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/

Online Genomics and Counselling Skills for Nurses and AHPs

The University of the West of England, in collaboration with Macmillan Cancer Support and Health Education England, has developed an online course on Genomics and Counselling Skills for Nurses and AHPs.

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. 

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.

Macmillan Cancer Training in the Community

A one-day training course for people working in Sheffield.

Range of workshops available from Macmillan

October-December 2020

Macmillan have a range of workshops available to healthcare professionals at foundation level to commence during October to December 2020

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. 


Selection of conferences run by Healthcare conferences UK

Multiple sessions being run in late 2020 - https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/subjects/cancer-care-and-oncology

Prehabilitation, Principles & Practice, Supporting Patients to Get Fit for Surgery/Treatment

1 December 2020

Click here to access: https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/prehabilitation-fit-for-surgery-treatment

Interactive webinars on the ‘ReIMAGINE’ prostate cancer studies

ReIMAGINE consists of multiple clinical studies jointly funded by the Medical Research Council and Cancer Research UK. For the first time biomarkers (blood, urine and tissue) will be combined with state-of-the-art imaging (MRI scans) to predict which prostate cancers are likely to progress over time and which will not.

Understanding Colorectal Cancer Study Day

2 December 2020  9am-4.30pm

This one-day study day is anticipated to increase the knowledge and understanding of healthcare professionals caring for people with colorectal cancer.

FREE Online Forum: Managing Side Effects of Cancer Immunotherapy

3 December 2020  Registration 9am, start 9:30am, close 1:10pm

Chaired by UKONS board member Lisa Barrott, this forum will allow attendees to engage virtually with other immunology services from across the country and take the time to develop knowledge of assessing, managing and treating adverse side effects and toxicities. Plus, focus on how to pass experience and understanding onto colleagues, working in the community and in ED, to improve the management of immunotherapy.