Resources

86 resources suitable for Macmillan Professionals

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.

Advance Care Planning

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

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.

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.

Bowel screening kit

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

How to use a bowel screening kit.

Breast screening

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

No-nonsense information about breast screening (mammogram).

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 and Dementia

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

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

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 primary care

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

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

Cancer in the workplace: Managers

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

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

Cancer in the workplace: Union Reps

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

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

CBT for palliative care

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

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

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.

Collecting and analysing data

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

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

Communicating with patients

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

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

Communication skills (advanced)

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

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

Communication Skills (foundation)

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

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

Communication skills (intermediate)

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

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

Communication skills for advance/anticipatory care planning

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

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.

Consequences of treatment

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

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

Developing and implementing service improvement projects

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

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

Developing personal impact

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

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

Developing resilience to burnout

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

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

Diet, nutrition and cancer - eat well, feel good

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

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

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

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

Open to any Macmillan professional who is ready to commit to enhance their wellbeing and self-care to enable them to flourish in their personal and professional life.

Foundations in Palliative Care (FIPC)

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

A programme of facilitated learning particularly designed for care home staff, but also suitable for other audiences.

Head & Neck cancer from a patient perspective

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

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

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.

Influencing and negotiation skills

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

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

Introduction to social media

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

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

Introduction to the Recovery Package

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

Key information on the Recovery Package, Holistic Needs Assessment (HNA), Treatment Summary, Consequences of treatment, Health & Wellbeing Events and Cancer Care Review.

Laryngectomy

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

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

Late effects

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

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

Leadership skills

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

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

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.

Life-limiting illness and pre-bereavement work

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

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

Loss, grief and bereavement

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

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

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 Durham Cachexia Pack

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

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

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 Mentor Group

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
Group

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

Malignant spinal cord compression

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

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

Managing volunteers

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

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

Midlands 2018 Recovery Package Conference

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
Resource

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

Motivational interviewing

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Practice Nurse Course - Durham (2018) - Getting Started

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

All the resources, downloads and material for students of the Practice Nurse Cancer course in Durham, 2018.

Practice Nurse Course - Leeds (2018) - Getting Started

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

All the resources, downloads and material for students of the Practice Nurse Cancer course in Leeds, 2018.

Practice Nurse Course - Scotland (1/2018)

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

All the resources, downloads and material for students of the Practice Nurse Cancer course in Scotland, January 2018.

Practice Nurse Course - Scotland (8/2018)

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

All the resources, downloads and material for students of the Practice Nurse Cancer course in Scotland, August 2018.

Practice Nurse Course - Scotland (9/2017)

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

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

Practice Nurse Course Resources - Scotland (2017)

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

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

Practice Nurse Group (Northern Ireland)

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
Group

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

Promoting your service

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

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

Prostate cancer journey

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

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

Resources Toolkit for Macmillan GPs

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

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

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

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

Learn how to use a structured approach to getting into and out of conversations with an individual who is upset or has concerns, while providing basic psychological support.

Sexual relationships and cancer

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

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

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.

Understanding cancer and its treatments

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

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

Understanding the Recovery Package

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

Explore all the elements of survivorship and the Recovery Package.

What difference does your work make?: An introduction to evaluation

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

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

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.