1. Breast Cancer Now webinars
2. External training and events

Breast Cancer Now webinars

Facilitated by our clinical nurse specialists, our free webinars are designed to support your practice and development.

Sessions are free to join and run for an hour, once a month. They include expert speakers covering a range of topics on breast cancer, treatments, side effect management and new developments. 

Participation certificates for your NMC revalidation are available following each webinar.

Upcoming webinars 

Breast Cancer Now webinar: Compassion fatigue

9 February 2022 | Online webinar

Join us on Wednesday 9 February at 7pm for a free webinar on compassion fatigue in nursing. This webinar counts towards your CPD. 

The session will be chaired by Catherine Priestley, Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist at Breast Cancer Now and Jayne Ellis, nurse, speaker and author on compassion fatigue. Jayne also founded EF Training, a CPD accredited training course looking at compassion fatigue recognition and resilience for anyone working in an environment where they are responsible for the care of others.

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Watch previous webinars 

You need to be a member of our Nursing Network to watch previous webinars.

Recordings of past webinars and the resources will uploaded to the Nursing Network members area.

Please email nursingnetwork@breastcancernow.org after watching a webinar to receive a certificate for your revalidation.


External training and events

Stress management for health & social care professionals

26 January 2022 | Online masterclass

This one day virtual masterclass will focus on stress and techniques to reduce and manage stress. It will look at how to relieve stress through recognised psychological exercises and techniques. We will look at internal and external factors that cause stress and how to mitigate them to improve your work and home wellbeing.

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In conversation with Kornelia Polyak

27 January 2022 | Online webinar

This session, chaired by Dr Stuart Mcintosh from Queen’s University Belfast (UK), will focus on breast cancer research key strategic priorities now and in the future. Dr Kornelia Polyak from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (USA), will share how her lab is striving to develop new ways to study tumours and apply interdisciplinary approaches to improve the clinical management of breast cancer patients. During this conversation, the chair will draw in the UK experience and the work the NCRI Breast Group do to develop research within the field. A session not to be missed by anyone interested and working in breast cancer research.

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International Conference on Cancer Nursing

23-25 February 2022 | Virtual conference

The International Conference on Cancer Nursing is the longest running international conference for cancer nursing and offers a unique opportunity to meet with international nursing leaders. This conference is attended by practitioners, researchers, educators and leaders from national/regional cancer nursing societies, oncology institutions and other organizations representing cancer nurses around the world. This year's theme is 'Building Sustainability & Resilience: Global Perspectives on Cancer Nursing'. 

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Cancer Survivorship Summit: improving outcomes for people living with and beyond cancer

9 March 2022 | Virtual conference

This National Conference takes a practical approach to improving practice and outcomes for those living with and beyond cancer, moving from surviving to thriving. Through national updates and practical case studies the conference aims to support you to deliver on the priorities outlined by NHS England and develop effective personalised support and services. The conference will also reflect on the impact of Covid-19 on Cancer Survivorship services and explore how we meet the unmet needs of people living with and beyond cancer.

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Improving Referral to Treatment Times (RTT)

11 May 2022 | Online masterclass

This one day masterclass will focus on tackling the elective backlog worsened by Covid-19 both for providers and commissioners. We will focus on the whole patient pathway looking at how to improve flow and plan ahead to balance demand and capacity. We will look at innovative techniques to reduce delays and improve elective access for patients.

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(quote HCUK20BCN for 20% discount