Personalised cancer care:Online learning events 2023
We’ll hear from multidisciplinary professionals and people with cancer on a range of topics, including:
An overview of what personalised care is and why it matters, including the context of personalised care policy in England
How personalised care is delivered in different cancer settings
How to use data from a personalised care support plan (such as a holistic needs assessment) to improve a patient’s experience and care in various settings.
By the end of these sessions you should be able to:
Describe what personalised care is
Explain why personalised care is relevant and important in your practice
Explain why personalised care is the best model for cancer care, to ensure your patients’ holistic needs are identified and met, and will lead to better outcomes and wellbeing
Identify and use the tools and resources available to enable you to provide personalised care effectively.
Events in this series
Event 1: Introducing personalised cancer care
- Introduction to background and policy context of personalised care
- Personalised care interventions
- Delivering personalised cancer care in practice
- Personalised care: a patient’s perspective
Event 2: Personalised care in practice
We heard and discussed personalised care at different stages for people with cancer, including at diagnosis, prehabilitation and rehabilitation, and at the end of treatment.
Event 3: Unlocking the hidden potential of personalised care
Building on our first two events – where we explored what personalised cancer care involves and how to deliver it in practice, we'll hear about how you can find and use insights on what patients tell us, and how they engage with personalised care planning.
Event 4: Approaching the uncomfortable topics
Monday 17 July, 5–6pm
Building on our first three events, exploring personalised cancer care in theory and practice, and how to use data, we'll look at the importance of approaching the uncomfortable topics in personalised cancer care. These include sex and intimacy, hair thinning and body image.