Resources

30 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 and Coronavirus

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

This package has been designed for all staff, professionals and volunteers to increase your awareness of how the global Covid-19 pandemic has affected safeguarding topics you may already be familiar with.

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.

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'.