Macmillan Cancer Course for the Primary Care Team – Starting 21st April 2021


Macmillan Cancer Support recognizes that primary care plays an important role in providing support and care to the two million people in the UK living with and beyond cancer. A number expected to rise to 4 million by 2020. The cancer story is changing, with cancer now considered a long term condition (NCSI 2010). We believe that we can build confidence and knowledge enabling primary care to take an active role in managing cancer as a long term condition and in a holistic way, helping to support patients to live well not just longer. This will be the 5th course to be held in Cornwall. 58%of the practices in Cornwall have gained a cancer champion through this course.

This course looks at all aspects of cancer from prevention to end of life. It looks at the effectiveness of good quality Cancer Care reviews and how improved ways of working in primary care can improve patient outcomes and reduce the demand on health resources.

Delivery of this course is by Consultants, CNS’s and other members of the cancer services team at RCHT.

This course is fully funded by Macmillan. We hope that members of the primary care team will adopt a changed pattern of care involving more proactive and scheduled interactions with people living with cancer.

This course starts on the 21st April 2021 and comprises of 8 dates. All dates must be attended.

  • 21st April 2021 – Microsoft Teams – 12.30pm – 3pm
  • 28th April 2021 – Microsoft Teams – 12.30pm – 3pm
  • 5th May 2021 – Microsoft Teams – 12.30pm – 3pm
  • 2nd June 2021 – Microsoft Teams – 12.30pm – 3pm
  • 16th June 2021 – Microsoft Teams – 12.30pm – 3pm
  • 21st July 2021 – Microsoft Teams – 12.30pm – 3pm
  • 23rd June 2021 – The Cove Macmillan Information Support Centre – 9am – 4pm
  • 30th June 2021 – The Cove Macmillan Information Support Centre – 9am – 4pm

For enquiries about the course or to register your place, please contact:

Judy Clapp
Macmillan Primary Care Nurse Facilitator
Judith.clapp@nhs.net
07920801633

Venue

Virtual