Tuesday 12th June 2012
The National Cancer Action Team works with partner organisations and practitioners to raise the profile and improve the provision of rehabilitation services for people with cancer and in palliative care. The web pages you can access by visiting the link above have been designed for allied health professionals in cancer and palliative care, as well as provider/ commissioning organisations.
The four cancer rehabilitation programmes offered by Velindre Cancer Centre were developed to meet the care needs of people living with cancer. They are independently accredited by Agored Cymru (the Welsh section of the Open College Network).
CanRehab offers educational and professional support to people wishing to develop exercise-based rehabilitation programmes for people with cancer. It’s the first UK training provider to offer a Level 4 qualification in cancer and exercise rehabilitation. This course is endorsed by the Register of Exercise Professionals and by SkillsActive.
This multi-professional module provides students with the opportunity to analyse care, support and interventions for people with rehabilitative needs following a diagnosis of and treatment for cancer. The course is particularly valuable for health professionals working in primary and secondary care.
The school offers cancer education for healthcare professionals – from those needing a general introduction to cancer care, through to clinical specialists wanting a course to support them in practice. This includes degree and masters programmes, specialist courses, and study days and conferences.
A forum for members of NCRAB, the National Cancer Network Lead AHP Forum, and the Chairs of the AHP Professional Body Cancer Special Interest Groups.
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