We aim to support the development of a skilled, multi-disciplinary cancer workforce, able to meet the demands of current and future cancer policy and support improved outcomes for people diagnosed with cancer.
We are informed by national guidance and policy and align with our neighbouring Alliances to optimise collaboration, pace and scale.
This area contains resources to support workforce development, education and training. If there is a resource you would like to see here, then please let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Key documentation aligned to national, regional and alliance programmes of work to enable navigation and implementation of inter professional working across professional boundaries.
- NHS People Plan
- NHS Health Education England Cancer Workforce Plan
- NHS Health Education England Cancer and Diagnostics
- Cancer Research UK shared vision for a strategic review of the cancer workforce
- Health Education England Workforce Transformation
- Macmillan Allied Health Professionals Competency Framework
- NHS National Job Profiles
Information relating to in year funding opportunities available to support workforce stretch facilitated through upskilling initiatives aligned to key areas of challenge.
Enhancing visibility and access to programmes of training and education, specific to cancer care across multi professional workforce groups.
- NHS Health Education England E-Learning for Healthcare
- NHS Leadership Academy Programmes
- Macmillan offers a range of free courses, workshops and e-learning for people affected by cancer. This includes carers, family members. volunteers and community members - Macmillan Training Courses
- Macmillan provides up to date resources, tools and information to help you with your professional role supporting people living with cancer - Macmillan Healthcare Professionals Your Role
- Cancer Volunteer Roles Resource Pack provides NHS Trusts with practical resources and information shared by pilot sites, to develop and use volunteer roles within cancer services.
- Gateway C is an online cancer education programme funded by Health Education England and supports the NHS agenda of improving early cancer diagnosis, increasing cancer survival, and enhancing patient experience. Its target audience is healthcare professionals, but mainly those working in primary care. Its online courses are designed by GPs and education specialists in collaboration with leading clinical experts and patients affected by cancer. All courses follow NICE NG12 guidance. Topics include:
Live monthly webinars offer key insights and practical tips to help you to improve recognition of symptoms, decision-making about referral, patient experience and cancer outcomes. Topics have included: