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A Practical Guide to Effective Nurse Prescribing in Cancer Care

Thu, 13 Jun 2024

Virtual, Online

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This conference focuses on Nurse Prescribing in Cancer Care. Through national updates and practical case studies the conference will demonstrate how the effective use of nurse prescribing in cancer care can improve patient care, experience and outcomes.

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.

Cancer nurse specialists who were identified as being “central” to delivering person-centred care.

Expert Panel: evaluation of the Government’s commitments in the area of cancer services in England, House of Commons March 2022

Over 320,000 people received treatment for cancer over the last year (Nov 2021 – Oct 2022) – the highest year on record, and up by more than 8,000 on the same period pre-pandemic.

NHS England January 2023

This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to improve nurse prescribing practice in cancer care

  • Reflect on the new developments in prescribing and treatments

  • 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 nurse prescribing practice

  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice

  • Support CPD professional development and act

Speakers include:

Ms Laura Collantes

Advanced Nurse Practitioner
The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Ms Alison Taylor

Nursing Consultant
The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Barry Quinn

Senior Lecturer for Cancer & Palliative Care
Queens University

Exhibition & Sponsorship Packages

This conference offers a valuable opportunity for industry suppliers to personally meet with their target audience 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 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 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  


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

Fee Options

Virtual NHS, Schools, Care and Public Sector



Virtual Voluntary sector & charities



Virtual Commercial organisations



(Prices in brackets include VAT)


Additional delegate discount:

A discount of 15% will be applied to fees for any extra delegates.

Online discount:

A discount of 10% will be applied if you pay using the website.

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