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Professional Development & Knowledge


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

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.

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?

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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

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.