Health and social care professionals

Here you'll find tools, opportunities and information to support you in your role as a health or social care professional. You can also stay up-to-date with the latest news from Macmillan and access information and support for people affected by cancer.

  • News and updates

    Stay up to date with the latest Macmillan and health sector news and sign up to our tailored newsletters.

  • Macmillan's programmes and services

    Find out more about Macmillan's programmes of work and services.

  • Resources

    Resources and tools for health and social care professionals, designed to help you to continually improve your skills and expand your knowledge.

  • Networking and awards

    Learn about networking opportunities and read about our annual Macmillan Professionals Excellence awards.

  • Support for your role

    As a Macmillan professional, we will work with you to make sure that you have the right support to develop your role through training and resources.

  • Macmillan health and social care roles

    Read more about the different ways you can work with Macmillan.

  • How we can support your patients

    On this page you can see some of the free services we offer for people affected by cancer, their friends, family and carers.

  • Grants for people living with cancer

    You can find out how to apply for small payments on behalf of people living with cancer to help with the extra costs that cancer can cause.

Watch: piecing together patient engagement

As a cancer professional, there can sometimes be barriers to engaging patients and carers in your work. This film, made by a group of people affected by cancer working with professionals, highlights some top tips to help you get started.