Basic information about Cancer Patient Information Prescriptions.
This tool is aimed at staff who work with cancer patients and their carers. It is suitable for Clinical Nurse Specialists, Allied Health Care Professionals, Clinicians, Patient Information Centre staff, ward staff, and community nurses - anyone who is involved in offering information to patients and their carers. It is also suitable for administration staff and volunteers involved in dispensing information.
Whilst the E-Learning Tool is aimed at patients with a diagnosis of cancer the programme is relevant to any health or social care professional/ worker and can be transferred into any healthcare setting and with any group of patients and their carers.
Please work through the four sections and quiz in order, at your own pace.
When you have completed the course, we suggest that you set up an account on NHS Choices and practice generating information prescriptions.
The National Cancer Action Team (NCAT)
Resources for cancer information and support service managers, staff and volunteers.