Resources

111 resources

4Explore

  • 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.

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 & COVID-19

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

Equipping health and social care professionals with the information needed to provide support for people with cancer during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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 & Rehabilitation

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

Information about cancer rehabilitation and prehabilitation which may be helpful during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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.

Challenges in Ethical Decision Making

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

This study session has been designed to help Macmillan professionals share a common language for talking about ethics in their work. Learning about ethical principles is done while looking at topical ethical issues from different angles.

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.

Coronavirus: Communication and Difficult Conversations

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

Links and guidance about how you can adapt your approach to conversations with patients and families during this time of crisis.

Coronavirus: Primary and Community Care

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

Information about the disease known as COVID-19 and the effect the pandemic is having to people living with cancer in primary and community care.

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 Resilience: 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 which you will be sent when your place is confirmed, a 1 hour virtual webinar on the dates below and a ½ day (4 hour) virtual classroom workshop.

Emotional Wellbeing: a taster session

  • 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.

General COVID-19 Resources

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

General COVID-19 Guidance and Resources for Health & Social Care Professionals.

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 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.

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.

Introduction to Palliative and End of Life Care

  • Volunteers
  • 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 Palliative and End of Life Care. There will be the opportunity to explore more around Palliative and End of Life Care and how you can support people living with cancer to understand more about what palliative care is and how it can support them.

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

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

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

Macmillan Explore (April 2018)

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

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

Macmillan Explore (February 2019)

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

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

Macmillan Explore (January 2018)

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

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

Macmillan Explore (July 2018)

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

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

Macmillan Explore (June 2019)

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

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

Macmillan Explore (November 2018)

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

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

Macmillan Explore (September 2017)

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

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

Macmillan Explore - Kings College

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

A collaboration with delegates from Kings college, piloting the Macmillan Explore programme for medical students.

Macmillan Explore - Primary Care

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning
Level
Programme

Macmillan Explore Mentor Group

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
Group

Private community for Mentors on the Macmillan Explore programme to discuss, share and learn from their peers.

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 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.

Palliative and End of Life Care including Bereavement

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

Resources and guidance in response to COVID-19 for those supporting palliative and end of life care.

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.

Sickness – Level 1

  • Staff
Format
E-Learning

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

Support with Emotional Health and Wellbeing

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

Collated information and some useful resources to help you look after your well-being during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

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.