Resources

98 resources

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  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

Develop your knowledge and skills for your role in cancer care. If you are a professional employed in a Band 4 support role or equivalent, this programme is for you.

A Practical Introduction to Coaching Skills

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
Face-to-Face
Level
Foundation
Programme
Leadership and change

This 3.5 hour virtual classroom workshop is designed to introduce you to some of the principles of coaching and offer tools to support you in self-management conversations with the cancer patients you work with. It is relevant to the wider cancer workforce and volunteers.

Acute Oncology

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning
Level
Foundation
Programme
The changing cancer environment

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

Appeals – Level 1

  • Staff
Format
E-Learning

A bite-sized overview of the Appeal policy and related processes.

Be Mindful

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
Booked E-Learning
Level
Foundation
Programme
Well-being and emotional resilience

This course explores the theory and practice of mindfulness.

BMBA Training

  • Volunteers
Format
E-Learning

Training for Boots Macmillan Beauty Advisors to complete before face-to-face training. You can also use this as a refresher whenever you need it to make sure you’re confident to provide the best support possible to customers living with cancer.

BMIP Refresher Course

  • Volunteers
Format
E-Learning

Refresher training for qualified Boots Macmillan Information Pharmacists to supplement your core learning.

Buddying and befriending

  • Staff
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning
Level
Foundation
Programme
Living with the impact of cancer

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

Can we talk about work?

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning
Level
Foundation
Programme
Living with the impact of cancer

Helps you answer questions about employment and cancer with confidence.

Cancer Awareness

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

An overview and introduction to cancer awareness, living with and beyond cancer and End of Life and Palliative Care.

Cancer in the workplace for Managers

  • Public
  • Staff
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning
Level
Foundation
Programme
Managing Cancer in the Workplace

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

Cancer Information Development Volunteers

  • 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.

Cancer Prehabilitation - Wessex

Format
Event Downloads

A multimodal and multi-professional approach in Wessex 20/03/2018.

Cancer Support Course Trainers Area

  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
Format
Group

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

Cancer Voices learning needs tool

  • Public
  • Volunteers
Format
E-Learning

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

Challenging Conversations using technology

  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
Face-to-Face
Level
Advanced
Programme
The changing cancer environment

  • Has a change in your practice meant you are having challenging conversations over the phone or by video call?
  • Would you like to explore how to build rapport when you can’t see or offer face to face support to someone?
  • Would working through some practice scenarios communicating using technology be helpful to you?
  • Changing children's attitudes to death

    • Public
    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    E-Learning
    Level
    Foundation
    Programme
    Palliative and end-of-life care

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

    Coding and safety netting in the context of cancer

    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    E-Learning

    Attaining quality in coding and safety netting to support earlier diagnosis of cancer in primary care.

    Communicating with people in distress

    • Professionals
    Format
    external service

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

    Contact, Help, Advice, Information Network

    • Professionals
    Format
    external service
    Level
    Foundation
    Programme
    The changing cancer environment

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

    Core BMIP learning programme

    • Volunteers
    Format
    E-Learning

    Core training which is compulsory to complete in order to qualify as a Boots Macmillan Information Pharmacist to support customers living with cancer.

    Delivering Virtual Health & Wellbeing Information & Support Events

    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    E-Learning

    This is a toolkit for professionals to support the delivery of health & wellbeing or information & support events/groups online

    East of England Professionals Conference 2017

    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    Group

    Resources and material for delegates of the East of England Professionals Conference 2017: The Recovery Package in Action.

    Emotional Wellbeing: an introduction

    • Volunteers
    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    Face-to-Face
    Level
    Foundation
    Programme
    Well-being and emotional resilience

    This Emotional Health and Wellbeing (EH&WB) taster session will introduce you to our Macmillan Wellbeing Framework© which provides a host of resources and learning opportunities that holistically consider your overall emotional health and wellbeing. The session will broadly cover some of the content within the framework, such as building resilience skills, and then sign-post you to where and how you might extend your learning across all of the content areas within the framework.

    Grievance – Level 1

    • Staff
    Format
    E-Learning

    A bite-sized overview of the Grievance policy and related processes.

    Healthwatch Community of Practice

    • Public
    Format
    community of practice

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

    Help for Helpers: exploring vicarious traumatisation and self-care

    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    Face-to-Face
    Level
    Foundation
    Programme
    Well-being and emotional resilience

    This subject will be supported with pre-reading workbook which you will be sent when your place is confirmed/reminders issued; followed by a ½ day (4 hour) virtual classroom workshop. This may run on Zoom pending providers support and by signing up you should be aware of this medium of delivery and consent to use this.

    Help to Overcome Problems Effectively

    • 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.

    Help to Overcome Problems Effectively - for Carers

    • 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.

    Herts & West Essex STP CCR Training

    • Professionals
    Format
    Blended (Off & Online)

    For healthcare professionals who have attended the Hertfordshire and West Essex Sustainability & Transformation Partnership (STP) 1-Day, Cancer Care Review Training.

    Hints and tips for Adobe Connect Learn

    • Volunteers
    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    E-Learning

    Before joining one of our Virtual Classrooms, please take this short course for some helpful hints and tips for using Adobe Connect. We look forward to welcoming you to one of our Virtual Classrooms soon.

    Holistic Needs Assessment

    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    E-Learning

    This programme has been created to help and support key workers in the delivery of effective and supportive Holistic Needs Assessment (HNA’s) and care planning. HNA’s may be conducted by people in many different roles, with different job titles, so for the purpose of this programme we will use the generic role title of key worker.

    HOPE Information Session

    • Volunteers
    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    Face-to-Face
    Level
    Foundation
    Programme
    Living with the impact of cancer

    This 2.5 hour virtual session is an opportunity to learn more about Macmillan’s HOPE programme that runs under licence from H4C (hope in the community).

    HOPE Relaxation Audio Tracks

    • Public
    • Volunteers
    Format
    E-Learning

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

    How to be the ultimate events volunteer

    • 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.

    Impact Evaluation

    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    E-Learning
    Level
    Foundation
    Programme
    Leadership and change

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

    Improving care for LGBT people with cancer

    • Public
    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    E-Learning
    Level
    Foundation
    Programme
    Living with the impact of cancer

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

    Integrated Partnership Management Programme (IPMP)

    • Staff
    Format
    E-Learning

    What you need to know about IPMP. This training is divided into 8 modules, specifically designed to take you through the end to end process for developing and supporting the delivery of interventions with our partners.

    Introduction to Acute Oncology: emergency situations and how to deal with them

    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    Face-to-Face
    Level
    Foundation
    Programme
    The changing cancer environment

    Due to the changing landscape of cancer care in the UK, people are living longer after a cancer diagnosis with increasingly complex needs. Whilst many of the consequences and side-effects of cancer and its treatment can safely be self-managed, others may need urgent medical attention. Do you know the difference?

    Introduction to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at Macmillan

    • Staff
    Format
    E-Learning

    The information you need to understand why EDI is important to Macmillan and more importantly the part you play in this.

    Introduction to Healthwatch

    • Public
    • Volunteers
    Format
    E-Learning

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

    Investigation & Disciplinary – Level 1

    • Staff
    Format
    E-Learning

    A bite-sized overview of the Disciplinary policy including a look at investigations and related processes.

    Keeping Data Safe - Staff

    • Staff
    Format
    E-Learning

    This training for staff will take you through everything you need to know and do to collect, store, share, manage and destroy information in the right way.

    Keeping Data Safe - Volunteers

    • Volunteers
    Format
    E-Learning

    This training for volunteers will take you through everything you need to know and do to collect, store, share, manage and destroy information in the right way.

    Key Tools for Volunteers

    • 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.

    Legal issues, families and cancer

    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    E-Learning
    Level
    Foundation
    Programme
    Living with the impact of cancer

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

    Listening and Responding

    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    Face-to-Face
    Level
    Foundation
    Programme
    The changing cancer environment

    We all like to think of ourselves as good listeners, but do you want to do more to develop your listening skills so that you can better support people living with cancer?

    Lone Worker - Level 2

    • Staff
    • Volunteers
    Format
    E-Learning

    Loss, grief and bereavement

    • Volunteers
    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    Face-to-Face
    Level
    Foundation
    Programme
    Palliative and end-of-life care

    This 3.5 hour virtual classroom workshop aims to help you gain a deeper understanding on the wide range of losses and grief experienced by people living with cancer. It helps you feel more confident in using your skills to deal appropriately with individual situations. It is important to understand that you will need to be prepared to explore and share your own experiences in this workshop

    LWBC Learn and Share Group

    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    Group

    This online discussion group provides a closed group for members of the Living With and Beyond Cancer Learn & Share group to post topics for discussion, share successes and to post useful articles and reports.

    Macmillan Brand School - Online Hub

    • Staff
    Format
    E-Learning

    Online document library to support delegates through Brand School.

    Macmillan Explore - Primary Care

    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    Face-to-Face
    Level
    Advanced
    Programme
    The changing cancer environment

    Macmillan Explore 2020

    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    Face-to-Face
    Level
    Advanced
    Programme
    The changing cancer environment

    Supporting nurses and allied health professionals with an interest in specialist cancer practice. Shape your future. Explore cancer care.

    Macmillan Telephone Buddy Learning Resources

    • Volunteers
    Format
    E-Learning

    Resources for volunteers involved in Macmillan's Telephone Befriending service.

    Macmillan Telephone Buddy Learning Resources for Current Macmillan Volunteers and our Corporate Partners (ES)

    • Volunteers
    Format
    E-Learning

    Resources to support Macmillan's Telephone Buddy scheme.

    Macmillan Telephone Buddy Learning Resources for current Macmillan volunteers and our Corporate Partners (non-ES)

    • Volunteers
    Format
    E-Learning

    Resources to support Macmillan's Telephone Buddy scheme.

    Macmillan Telephone Buddy Learning Resources for new Macmillan volunteers

    • Volunteers
    Format
    E-Learning

    Resources to support Macmillan's Telephone Buddy scheme.

    Macmillan Telephone Buddy Learning Resources for volunteers in another organisation that works with Macmillan

    • Volunteers
    Format
    E-Learning

    Resources to support Macmillan's Telephone Buddy scheme.

    Macmillan Volunteering Quality Standards

    • 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.

    Managing Difficult Conversations

    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    Face-to-Face
    Level
    Intermediate
    Programme
    The changing cancer environment

    This 3.5 hour virtual classroom is aimed at all those wishing to refresh their listening and responding skills and consider in more detail how they can better support and respond to people who are distressed. It would ideally suit community as well as acute based staff supporting people with cancer, including volunteers and support group leads.

    Managing the Consequences of Cancer and its Treatment

    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    Face-to-Face
    Level
    Foundation
    Programme
    Living with the impact of cancer

    This 3.5 hour virtual classroom workshop will explore the consequences of cancer and its treatment, including both physical and psychological effects such as chronic fatigue, sexual difficulties, mental health problems, pain, urinary and gastrointestinal problems and lymphoedema.

    Mental Health Awareness

    • Staff
    • Volunteers
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    E-Learning

    Macmillan’s Level 1 in Mental Health Awareness is suitable for all employees with an interest in learning more about mental health. This is the first step to understanding mental health and can be used by anyone as a refresher if you have done more detailed training in the past.

    Midlands 2018 Recovery Package Conference

    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    Resource

    Resources and downloads for delegates of the Midlands 2018 Recovery Package Conference, in Birmingham.

    MQuISS® support and guidance

    • Staff
    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    E-Learning
    Level
    Intermediate
    Programme
    The changing cancer environment

    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
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    E-Learning
    Level
    Foundation
    Programme
    Living with the impact of cancer

    A dramatic reconstruction that examines the issue of neutropenic sepsis.

    Northern Ireland Events Resources

    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    Group

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

    Northern Ireland Services Events

    • Public
    • Volunteers
    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    Group

    Resources and downloads for Northern Ireland Macmillan events.

    Nutrition for Living with and Beyond Cancer

    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    E-Learning

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

    Nutritional care

    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    E-Learning
    Level
    Foundation
    Programme
    Living with the impact of cancer

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

    Online Community Champions

    • Volunteers
    Format
    E-Learning

    Developed by the Online Community team, this training is for Community Champions to feel confident in their role.

    Oral History Group

    • Public
    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    Community of Practice

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

    Pain and Symptom Management for End of Life and Palliative Care

    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    Face-to-Face
    Level
    Foundation
    Programme
    Palliative and end-of-life care

    This 3.5 hour virtual classroom workshop is designed to provide an overview of Pain and Symptom Management. There will be the opportunity to explore more around the subject and talk about some of the myths surrounding pain management at End of Life.

    Patient Experience and Health Inequalities

    • 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.

    Personalised Care and Support - Building on the Recovery Package

    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    E-Learning

    Key information on Personalised Care and support planning, general guidance for the Recovery Package interventions: Holistic Needs Assessment (HNA), Treatment Summary, Consequences of treatment, Health & Wellbeing and Cancer Care Review.

    Personalised Care and Support Planning: Understanding the Recovery Package

    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    Face-to-Face
    Level
    Foundation
    Programme
    Living with the impact of cancer

    This 3.5 hour virtual classroom workshop is designed to provide an overview of Personalised Care and Support Planning (PCSP) for people living with cancer including elements formerly known as the Recovery Package. There will be the opportunity to explore how PCSP can be implemented into your workplace. The session will provide a forum for discussion and debate, with opportunities to learn, share and network with other professionals.

    Poor Performance – Level 1

    • Staff
    Format
    E-Learning

    A bite-sized overview of the Poor Performance policy and related processes.

    Quality Together - Support and Guidance

    • Staff
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    E-Learning
    Level
    Intermediate
    Programme
    The changing cancer environment

    Supporting you with Quality Together the Macmillan quality standard, designed to help teams to describe what a good, high-quality person-centred experience looks like.

    Reflective Practice

    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    E-Learning

    This course is for health and social care professionals and others working to support people affected by cancer in any setting. It is for anyone who is new to reflective practice or would like to refresh their knowledge.

    Revalidation for Nurses

    • Professionals
    Format
    E-Learning

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

    Running a Practice Nurse Cancer Course

    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    E-Learning
    Level
    Foundation
    Programme
    The changing cancer environment

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

    Safeguarding in Macmillan – Level 1

    • Staff
    • Volunteers
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    E-Learning

    Introduction to Safeguarding and Child Protection in Macmillan, including your responsibilities as a volunteer, staff member or Macmillan Professional and who to contact in times of concern.

    SAGE and THYME

    • Volunteers
    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    Face-to-Face
    Level
    Foundation
    Programme
    The changing cancer environment

    The 3hrs virtual workshop, run by 2 facilitators, teaches you how to use a structured approach to getting into and out of a conversation with someone who is upset or has concerns, whilst providing basic psychological support. The workshop uses a mix of small group work, lectures and rehearsals.

    Self-care and positive coping for health professionals

    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    Face-to-Face
    Level
    Foundation
    Programme
    We Are Macmillan

    In this webinar we will explore strategies for coping with these additional demands as well as practical and achievable ways to care for your wellbeing. The webinar is developed by psychologists using published evidence and clinical expertise.

    Sickness – Level 1

    • Staff
    Format
    E-Learning

    A bite-sized overview of the Sickness policy and related processes.

    Supporting Carers: A Professional's Toolkit

    • Professionals
    Format
    E-Learning

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

    Supporting Carers: A Volunteer's Toolkit

    • 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.

    Supporting your service

    • Staff
    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    E-Learning
    Level
    Foundation
    Programme
    The changing cancer environment

    Good practice in recruiting, training and supporting volunteers.

    Survivorship CoP - East of England

    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    Community of Practice

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

    The London Cancer Community

    • Volunteers
    Format
    E-Learning

    Develop your skills and knowledge to equip you to work as a member of The London Cancer Community.

    Understanding cancer and its treatments

    • Volunteers
    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    Face-to-Face
    Level
    Foundation
    Programme
    The changing cancer environment

    The aim of these 2 half-day workshops is to raise awareness of the nature of cancer, prevention, early detection, investigation, staging and treatment options for cancer.

    Understanding physical activity and cancer

    • 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.

    Virtual Best Practice Forums

    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format

    This year we’ve had to make some big changes to our programme of events. Until we’re able to meet in person again, we’re excited to be running a series of virtual best practice forums for healthcare professionals. These live events feature a panel of experts sharing their knowledge and experience around a relevant topic that Macmillan professionals have told us is important to them. These events are open to all healthcare professionals in all levels of clinical and non-clinical roles. To access this information, please click the start button and 'Enrol Me'.

    Volunteer induction

    • Volunteers
    Format
    E-Learning

    An overview of Macmillan and the role of our volunteers.

    Ways of getting involved

    • Public
    • Staff
    • Volunteers
    Format
    external service

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

    We are Macmillan follow up

    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    Face-to-Face
    Level
    Foundation
    Programme
    We Are Macmillan

    If you have recently joined as a Macmillan Professional, have been invited to the interim online induction and have had chance to complete it; the invitation below provides more support if you need it.

    Workforce profiling resource

    • Staff
    Format
    Toolkit

    Guidance on discussing workforce redesign with partner organisations

    Working with cancer

    • Public
    • Staff
    • Professionals
    • Macmillan Professionals
    Format
    E-Learning
    Level
    Foundation
    Programme
    Living with the impact of cancer

    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

    • Public
    • Professionals
    Format
    E-Learning
    Level
    Foundation
    Programme
    Palliative and end-of-life care

    Helping children and young people when someone close has cancer.