Resources

66 resources suitable for Professionals

Acorn Approach

  • Public
  • Professionals
Format: Toolkit

Hospices and schools working with children and young people to change attitudes to death and dying.

Acute Oncology

  • Professionals
Format: Online

This new e-learning course is an introduction to Adult Acute Oncology Services.

Benefits awareness

  • Professionals
Format: online

Learn to identify people who may be experiencing financial problems and signpost towards help and advice.

Body image and cancer

  • Professionals
Format: online

Recognise how cancer and its treatment affects patients' body image and how you can give support.

Bowel screening kit

  • Public
  • Professionals
Format: Video

How to use a bowel screening kit.

Breast screening

  • Public
  • Professionals
Format: Video

No-nonsense information about breast screening (mammogram).

Breathlessness

  • Professionals
Format: Toolkit

How to help patients and their families manage breathlessness more effectively

Building Research Partnerships

  • Public
  • Professionals
Format: face to face

Research is for everyone. Everyone can help shape the future of research.

Business case development

  • Public
  • Staff
  • Professionals
Format: Online and video

Develop good practice in writing a business case and workplace planning.

Can we talk about work?

  • Professionals
Format: online

Helps you answer questions about employment and cancer with confidence.

Cancer in primary care

  • Professionals
Format: Toolkit

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

Cancer in the workplace: Managers

  • Public
  • Staff
  • Professionals
Format: online

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

Cancer in the workplace: Union Reps

  • Public
  • Professionals
Format: online

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

Cancer Support Course - Antrim (2014)

  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
Format: online

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

Cancer Support Course - Treforest (2014)

  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
Format: online

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

Communicating significant news

  • Public
  • Professionals
Format: Video

Patients' experience of how they were told they had cancer.

Conferences and events for professionals

  • Professionals
Format: Events

Macmillan runs conferences and events in its regions and nations.

Contact, Help, Advice, Information Network

  • 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.

Evaluation

  • Professionals
Format: online

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

Family matters

  • Professionals
Format: online

Gain awareness of the legal issues that may arise in a family affected by cancer.

Good practice for leaders and managers

  • Staff
  • Professionals
Format: external service

Address day-to-day leadership and management challenges and support strategic planning activities.

Impact evaluation

  • Staff
  • Professionals
Format: Online

How to evaluate the effectiveness of services and projects.

Improving care for LGBT people with cancer

  • Public
  • Professionals
Format: Toolkit

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

Influencing Commissioning

  • Public
  • Professionals
Format: external service

Supporting the public in getting involved in influencing commissioning.

Information giving

  • Professionals
Format: Online

Improve your information skills and knowledge to support cancer patients.

Information giving and signposting

  • Professionals
Format: Online

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

Introduction to cancer

  • Public
  • Staff
  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
Format: online

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

Introduction to information prescriptions

  • Professionals
Format: online

Basic information about Cancer Patient Information Prescriptions.

Introduction to Macmillan

  • Professionals
Format: face to face

A regional induction day for new Macmillan professionals

Introduction to social media

  • Staff
  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
Format: Online

This resource will help you to use information technology tools professionally and efficiently

Laryngectomy

  • Public
  • Professionals
Format: Video

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

Late effects

  • Professionals
Format: Online

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

Learning and career advice

  • Professionals
Format: external service

Contact form for learning advisers for Macmillan Professionals

Learning and career prospectus

  • Professionals
Format: external service

A comprehensive prospectus of cancer and palliative care courses from across the UK.

Learning and development grants

  • Professionals
Format: external service

Individual and group grants to support the learning and career development of both Macmillan professionals and the wider cancer workforce.

Lessons learned

  • Professionals
Format: Online

Understand the key issues in supporting patients and their carers at the end of life.

Macmillan coaching programme

  • Professionals
Format: external service

One-to-one coaching support for Macmillan Professionals across all roles, grades and levels.

Macmillan Durham Cachexia Pack

  • Professionals
Format: Toolkit

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

Macmillan Values Based Standard

  • Staff
  • Professionals
Format: Toolkit

A programme aimed at health professionals and service users implementing the Macmillan Value Based Standard

Malignant spinal cord compression

  • Professionals
Format: Toolkit

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

MQuISS support and guidance

  • Staff
  • Professionals
Format: Guidance

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

Neutropenic sepsis

  • Professionals
Format: Video

A dramatic reconstruction that examines the issue of neutropenic sepsis.

Nutrition for survivors beyond cancer

  • Professionals
Format: Online Course

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

Nutritional care

  • Professionals
Format: online

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

Out of hours palliative care

  • Professionals
Format: online

For professionals involved in the delivery and coordination of out-of-hours (OOH) care.

Out of hours toolkit

  • Professionals
Format: Toolkit

Guidance and tools for sharing good practice in out-of-hours (OOH) care for cancer and palliative care patients.

Patient experience survey

  • Staff
  • Professionals
Format: Toolkit

A survey tool to measure patient experience of adult acute cancer services.

Practice Nurses Cancer Course

  • Professionals
Format: online

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

Promoting your service

  • Staff
  • Professionals
Format: Toolkit

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

Prostate cancer journey

  • Public
  • Professionals
Format: Audio

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

Resources Toolkit for Macmillan GPs

  • Professionals
Format: Toolkit

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

Role development road map

  • Professionals
Format: online

For Macmillan professionals moving from a generalist background into that of a specialist to tap into the support that Macmillan has to offer.

Running a cancer support group

  • Public
  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
Format: Online

Good practice in setting up and running a cancer support group.

Sage and Thyme

  • Professionals
Format: external service

SAGE and THYME model and foundation level workshop to teach the core skills of dealing with people in distress.

Setting out as a Macmillan professional

  • Professionals
Format: face to face

Supporting the transition to your new role as a Macmillan professional

Sexual relationships and cancer

  • Professionals
Format: Toolkit

How to talk to patients about the issues surrounding sexuality and cancer.

So, what happens next?

  • Public
  • Professionals
Format: Video

Patients explain the treatment pathway for head and neck cancer.

Supporting your service

  • Staff
  • Professionals
Format: Online

Good practice in recruiting, training and supporting volunteers.

Survivorship

  • Professionals
Format: Online

Learn about survivorship and how to sign-post cancer patients to sources of help and support.

The clinic - not good enough!

  • Professionals
Format: Online and video

Guidance on good practice and bad when communicating with patients.

User involvement and professionals

  • Professionals
Format: online

Good practice in involving users in developing cancer services.

User involvement and you

  • Public
  • Staff
  • Professionals
Format: Video

How healthcare professionals and users can work together.

Vocational Rehabilitation

  • Professionals
Format: toolkit

Supporting you in developing a service to help cancer survivors back to work.

Weight loss and eating

  • Professionals
Format: online

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

Working with cancer

  • Public
  • Staff
  • Professionals
Format: online

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

Working with children pre-bereavement

  • Professionals
Format: toolkit

Helping children and young people when someone close has cancer.