Foundation Oncology Skills for Health Care Professionals - 24th and 25th November

This course is for all heath care professionals working within paediatric and adolescent haematology/oncology who not have a degree or advanced level oncology qualification. 

What you will learn

  • An understanding of the nursing care needs of patients with haematology/oncology conditions
  • A basic knowledge of haematological disorders and solid tumours

The nurses role and management of:

  • Febrile neutropenia
  • Blood products
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Tumour Lysis
  • Supportive Care
  • Symptom Management/Palliative care
  • Support for children, young people and their families

Basic Knowledge of the different treatment modalities and their side effects: 

  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Stem Cell/Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Immunotherapy

To complete this course you will be expected to attend both days and to complete a competency document in practice. 

Please note this booking is for both days of the course: 

Day 1 - 24th November 2022 (Location TBC)

Day 2 - 25th November 2022 (Location TBC)

In line with the current guidelines relating to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are unsure at present if these days will be via zoom or face to face. We will review closer to the dates in line with government guidelines and keep attendees informed. Please be prepared to travel to GOSH if guidelines allow. 

PLEASE NOTE BOOKING PROCESS - Once you have applied for the course you will receive a confirmation email with a link to make payment for the course, using a credit or debit card (can be trust or personal). You space is not confirmed until this payment has been made. We will not invoice for the course automatically, instead ask for payment to be made as above. 


All cancellations must be made at least 4 weeks prior to the course date to guarantee a refund. Cancellations after this date will not be refunded however another candidate may attend in the space.