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Non Medical Prescribing in Cancer Care

This Conference is now Closed

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This conference focuses on non-medical prescribing in cancer care. Through national updates and practical case studies the conference will demonstrate how the effective use of non-medical prescribing in cancer care can improve patient care, experience and outcomes.

“Our cancer outcomes have improved significantly over recent years, including our survival rates, which have never been higher. However, our work continues to make sure that everyone with cancer receives world-class care, support and treatment.”

NHS England

The conference will focus on developing competence and confidence in non-medical prescribing in cancer care, including using the using the National Competency Framework for all Prescribers. Case study sessions will demonstrate how prescribing practice can be improve care for people with cancer and will focus on maintaining and demonstrating prescribing competence, prescribing for pain management,  chemotherapy prescribing, immunotherapy induced side effects and how to manage them,  prescribing for co-morbidity and the importance of holistic assessment, prescribing for symptom control, and prescribing in end life care including controlled drugs.


This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to improve non-medical prescribing practice in cancer care
  • Understand the national context including the national competency framework for prescribers
  • Develop your skills and improve competence in prescribing practice
  • Understand how to develop prescribing to improve chemotherapy services
  • Immunotherapy induced side effects and how to manage them
  • Prescribing for co-morbidity 
  • Improve your skills in the prescribing and prescribing governance
  • Examine your role within prescribing at the end of life including symptom control and controlled drugs
  • Understand the practicalities of effective prescribing within a clinic setting 
  • Learn from established prescribing practice in chemotherapy prescribing and developing the role of non medical prescribers in an SACT clinic
  • Understand how to audit and demonstrate competence in non-medical prescribing practice
  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice
  • Gain CPD accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence

Dr Deborah Robertson

Lecturer
School of Health & Society
University of Salford

Lisa Barrott

Chemotherapy Consultant Nurse
The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Exhibition & Sponsorship Packages

This conference offers a valuable opportunity for industry suppliers to personally meet with their target audience away from their workplace in an intimate environment where they will have time to talk and demonstrate the benefits of their products. High quality specialist audiences make having a presence at our events, whether it be a sponsored session, or an exhibition stand, a highly targeted and cost effective marketing channel.

Why Exhibit?

Having a presence at this event will give you the opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate your product, system or service
  • Network and engage face to face with your key audience
  • Generate new business leads
  • Gain exposure for your brand and raise the profile of your organisation
  • Understand the current needs of your audience and challenges they’re facing
  • Update your knowledge of national policy and local developments  

Enquire

Contact Carolyn Goodbody for exhibition and sponsorship prices, or to discuss a tailored package to suit your needs and budget.

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