Resources

123 resources

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Intermediate

Explore cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) - a practical and focused psychological treatment which has been shown to be highly effective in enhancing quality of life for people with chronic physical diseases such as cancer.

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

An introduction to adult acute oncology services, covering key principles, recognising conditions and initiating appropriate action to ensure safe and timely high-quality care.

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Explore when and how to start conversations; how you can help someone discuss what's important to them and help them plan ahead for their future care.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Booked E-Learning

This course explores the theory and practice of mindfulness.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Group

A platform for Macmillan Benefits Advisers to share experiences, expertise and best practice.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Group

Find new resources, share ideas and tell others about the work you're doing in your pharmacy and your local community.

  • Public
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

How to use a bowel screening kit.

  • Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Facilitator guidance to support you in preparing for and running Macmillan training days.

  • Public
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

No-nonsense information about breast screening (mammogram).

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

How to help patients and their families manage breathlessness more effectively

  • Staff
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Extend support to people affected by cancer with a befriending scheme within your service or support group.

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Helps you answer questions about employment and cancer with confidence.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Intermediate

To examine dementia and its complex interactions in the person affected by cancer undergoing treatment and or in receipt of care.

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Diagnosis and support of patients with cancer for general practitioners (GPs).

  • Public
  • Staff
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Helping line managers support people affected by cancer in the workplace.

  • Public
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Help for union reps when an employee is diagnosed with cancer.

  • Volunteers
Format: E-Learning

Guidance for volunteers helping Macmillan produce information about cancer types, tests and treatments, and living with and after cancer in a variety of formats.

  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Online resources and portfolio submission area for students on the relevant Cancer Support Course.

  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Online resources and portfolio submission area for students on the relevant Cancer Support Course.

  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Online resources and portfolio submission area for students on the relevant Cancer Support Course

  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Online resources and portfolio submission area for students on the relevant Cancer Support Course.

  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Online resources and portfolio submission area for students on the relevant Cancer Support Course.

  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Online resources and portfolio submission area for students on the relevant Cancer Support Course.

  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Online resources and portfolio submission area for students on the relevant Cancer Support Course.

  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Online resources and portfolio submission area for students on the relevant Cancer Support Course.

  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level:

Online resources and portfolio submission area for students on the relevant Cancer Support Course.

  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Online resources and portfolio submission area for students on the relevant Cancer Support Course.

  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Online resources and portfolio submission area for students on the relevant Cancer Support Course.

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  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Online resources and portfolio submission area for students on the relevant Cancer Support Course.

  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
Format: E-Learning

News, information, guidance and resources for trainers of the Cancer Support Course.

  • Public
  • Volunteers
Format: E-Learning

How to find a suitable volunteering role for yourself as a person affected by cancer.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Foundation

Develop and incorporate CBT skills into their usual practice, enabling the use of new skills when complex problems require exploration and shared problem-solving

  • Public
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Using the Acorn Approach with hospices and schools to change children and young people's attitudes to death and dying.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Service

Coaching support for Macmillan Professionals across all roles, grades and levels.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Intermediate

This course is designed to give you the knowledge and practical understanding to collect the best possible outcome and impact data from those you work with

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Guidance on good and bad practice around communication on clinical settings, based on the video series 'The Clinic - Not Good Enough'.

  • Professionals
Format: external service

Sage and Thyme model and foundation level workshop, teaching the core skills of dealing with people in distress.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Advanced

Learn an evidence-based approach which is designed to enhance your skills of communicating effectively with people affected by cancer.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Intermediate

Learn an evidence-based approach which is designed to enhance your skills of communicating effectively with people affected by cancer.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Intermediate

This half-day session will boost your confidence and skills in initiating and managing conversations around advance care planning, helping you to promote patient-centred care.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Foundation

An overview of the potential consequences of different types of treatment.

  • Professionals
Format: external service

CHAIN is a free, multi-disciplinary support network of over 12,000 professionals working in health, social care, education, research and management.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Intermediate

Achieve the best outcomes for your service by helping you to identify improvement potential and then lead successful improvement work.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Intermediate

This session will equip you with tried and- trusted tools to help you to develop and enhance your communication skills

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Intermediate

Practice a range of compassion mind training techniques and skills. You will measure your self-compassion levels and identify specific behavioural patterns that perpetuate stress and are resistant to self-compassion

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Foundation

An update on the role of food and nutrition in the development of cancer, and its role in supporting people living with and beyond cancer

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Intermediate

This course focuses on the combination of technical planning and soft skills required to deliver successful projects.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Foundation

Learn about stress and the ability to develop resilience to burnout and compassion fatigue.

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  • Public
  • Staff
  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Resource

FIPC resource

  • Public
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Patients explain the treatment pathway for head and neck cancer in a series of What Happens Next videos.

  • Professionals
Format: Community of Practice

A Community of Practice for members of the Head and Neck Practitioners Group to discuss ideas, share knowledge and store documents.

  • Public
Format: community of practice

A Community of Practice to share knowledge and understanding of Healthwatch.

  • Public
Format: Face-to-Face

Life can be tough when you are living with cancer or even after treatment ends. No one should have to face these feelings alone. Help to Overcome Problems Effectively (HOPE) can help you to get more out of life.

  • Public
Format: Face-to-Face

Help Overcome Problems Effectively (HOPE) is a licensed programme developed by Coventry University and Macmillan Cancer Support and has been designed to help carers improve their physical and emotional well-being.

  • Public
  • Volunteers
Format: E-Learning

Audio files to aid relaxation, from the Help Overcome Problems Effectively course materials.

  • Volunteers
Format: E-Learning

Learn more about how our fundraising events made a difference to people affect by cancer and how you can make time matter by providing excellent support during our events.

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Increase your knowledge of evaluation and develop the skills and confidence to evaluate your work.

  • Public
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Achieving quality in end of live care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Intermediate

Develop the confidence and practical skills you need to make a positive impact in the work you do.

  • Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Specialised support and guidance for Information and Support Professionals to ensure your service is effective and supports people affected by cancer.

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Learn how to give information to a patient who has just been diagnosed with cancer.

  • Public
  • Staff
  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Increase your basic understanding of cancer and how it can affect people's lives.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Foundation

How to most effectively tell the story of your work and demonstrate the impact of your service.

  • Public
  • Volunteers
Format: E-Learning

Learn about Healthwatch and how Macmillan can support you to get involved.

  • Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Basic information about Cancer Patient Information Prescriptions.

  • Staff
  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

This resource helps you use social media tools professionally and effectively when supporting Macmillan.

  • Staff
Format: E-Learning

The Evidence Portal improves access to research and evidence internally at Macmillan and enables staff to make better use of evidence.

  • Volunteers
Format: E-Learning

Tools to develop your skills and ensure you feel happy and confident in the activities you do on Macmillan's behalf.

  • Public
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Two films that explain the impact of living with a laryngectomy, including the communication issues that can result.

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Look at some of the late effects of cancer treatment and help signpost to useful sources of information and support.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Foundation

Develop awareness of your values and behaviours, and the impact these have on those around you.

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Gain awareness of the legal and family matters that may arise when a relative is affected by cancer.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Foundation

Enable families to communicate, answer children's difficult questions, create memories and make arrangements such as funerals.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Foundation

Explore the effect loss, grief and bereavement can have on any individual

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Assessment and management of problems with eating and weight loss in cancer patients with ACS (cachexia).

  • Staff
  • Professionals
Format: E-Learning

MVQS is a specially designed tool to help assess and assure the quality of your volunteer management. It secures consistency across the board, so that each and every volunteer gets a great experience - no matter how or where they volunteer for Macmillan.

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Identifying early signs and symptoms of malignant spinal cord compression (MSCC), enabling rapid referral and treatment to improve patient outcomes.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Foundation

Based on Macmillan's Volunteering Quality Standards (MVQS) this course introduces you to the key principles of effective volunteer management practice.

  • Professionals
Format: E-Learning

The 3D Cassius video resource is a visual aid to support lymphoedema education programmes.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Intermediate

This course teaches the practice, applications and the science of mindful compassion.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Intermediate

Explore how to use motivational interviewing techniques to support people affected by cancer.

  • Staff
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Supporting you with the Macmillan Quality in Information and Support Services (MQuISS®) standards. A one-stop-shop of information, guidance and other resources.

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

A dramatic reconstruction that examines the issue of neutropenic sepsis.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Intermediate

In this fun and interactive session, you will explore the advanced linguistics of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)

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  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Group

Resources for Macmillan professionals attending L&D events in Northern Ireland.

  • Public
  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Group

Resources and downloads for Northern Ireland Macmillan events.

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

A nutrition course for health and social care professionals developed by Bournemouth University.

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Understand why nutritional care is a vital element of cancer care and how to manage and support patients' dietary needs.

  • Volunteers
Format: E-Learning

Developed by the Online Community team, these guides are the basis of training for any Community Champion.

  • Public
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Community of Practice

Sharing sources, resources, good practice, and collaborating in the field of oral history in palliative care.

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Community of Practice

Understand the future direction of Macmillan and its work to improve experience and reduce inequalities in this Community of Practice.

  • Professionals
Format: Blended (Off & Online)

An introduction to cancer which will help prepare practice nurses for their future involvement in cancer care within general practice.

New

  • Professionals
Format: Blended (Off & Online)

An introduction to cancer which will help prepare practice nurses for their future involvement in cancer care within general practice.

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  • Professionals
Format: Blended (Off & Online)

An introduction to cancer which will help prepare practice nurses for their future involvement in cancer care within general practice.

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

All the resources, downloads and material for students of the Practice Nurse Cancer course in Scotland, 2017.

New

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Group

A forum for Practice Nurses based in Northern Ireland to share their knowledge and best practice.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Intermediate

Practical help in preparing effective, interesting and memorable presentations using a range of different techniques.

  • Staff
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Good practice in promoting the information and support that Macmillan provides.

  • Public
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

An audio recording by Hamish Marett-Crosby, of BBC Radio Jersey, recounting an experience of prostate cancer.

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Group

Private community for Mentors on the Role Development Programme to discuss, share and learn from their peers.

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Key information about the Recovery Package for health and social care professionals.

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

This complements the induction information Macmillan GPs receive from their local Macmillan office and supports them in their role.

  • Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Revalidation for Nurses with the NMC is coming. What is it and what can Macmillan do to support you?

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Supporting nurses and allied health professionals with an interest in specialist cancer practice.

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Supporting material to accompany the Guide to content, planning and delivery for a Macmillan Cancer Course for Practice Nurses.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Advanced

Learn how to use the Lean methodology at an in-depth level to develop and improve services.

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

The insights into how to talk to patients about the issues surrounding sexuality and cancer.

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  • Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Provides health and social care professionals with the skills to identify and signpost cancer carers to support

  • Volunteers
Format: E-Learning

Develops volunteers' knowledge and awareness of cancer carers so you feel happy and confident in identifying and signposting them to support.

  • Staff
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Good practice in recruiting, training and supporting volunteers.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Community of Practice

A central resource to support the Community of Practice for Macmillan Professionals within the East of England.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Intermediate

Help to initiate conversations about impaired sexual functioning as a result of cancer and its treatment

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Foundation

Explore the fundamentals of cancer prevention, early detection, investigation, staging and treatment options.

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Webinar
Level: Foundation

Enable you to raise awareness of the importance of physical activity and signpost people to further support.

  • Professionals
Format: E-Learning

A short video course for professionals to enable you to raise awareness of the importance of physical activity and signpost people to further support.

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Foundation

Explore all the elements of survivorship and the Recovery Package.

  • Staff
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Supporting health and social care professionals and service users to implement the Macmillan Values Based Standard; with an introduction to the Care and Compassion Programme for health care assistants and support workers.

  • Volunteers
Format: E-Learning

An overview of Macmillan and the role of our volunteers.

  • Public
  • Staff
  • Volunteers
Format: external service

A tool to show you all the ways you can get involved in improving cancer services.

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Help people with advanced cancer to manage their weight loss and eating related concerns.

  • Staff
Format: Toolkit

Guidance on discussing workforce redesign with partner organisations

  • Public
  • Staff
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format: E-Learning

Refresh existing knowledge and gain new information on the occupational health impact of a cancer diagnosis on working age adults.

  • Professionals
Format: toolkit

Helping children and young people when someone close has cancer.