Training and support for your role

Our education and training cover a range of topics that are relevant to healthcare professionals working in cancer care. These include:

  • cancer information and support
  • psychological care and communication skills
  • leadership and professional development
  • palliative and end of life care
  • personalised care and support planning 
  • primary, community and social care.

You can access on-demand e-learning courses and videos, live online courses and programmes and trusted resources and toolkits.

Whatever role you do and wherever you work in the cancer pathway, our education and training will support you to develop in your role and improve the service you offer to people living with cancer.

The Macmillan Learning Hub

Our education and training can be easily accessed on the Macmillan Learning Hub. By creating a free account, you can explore a range of practical and trusted resources to support you in your work.

Learn more about the benefits of joining our Learning Hub in the video below.


Already got a Learning Hub account? 

Log in to the hub

Not yet registered for the Learning Hub?

If you are a health and social care professional, you can register for the Learning Hub, and we will create your account for you.

Register for an account

Need help with your Learning Hub account?

If you have forgotten your password or you have a query about your Learning Hub account, get in touch.

The Cancer Professionals Podcast

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Our new podcast series launched in January 2024.

We are interviewing a range of expert guests to lift the lid on current issues faced by the cancer workforce.

Expect to hear discussions of clinical practice, personal experiences and practical advice to help improve your knowledge and skills in supporting people affected by cancer.

Listen to the podcast

Macmillan Person Centred Care Competency Framework

Our education and training resources are aligned to the Macmillan Person Centred Care Competency Framework (MPCCCF).

The framework shows the roles and competences, education and training required by Macmillan Professionals and the wider cancer workforce to meet the needs of people affected by cancer.

The framework can be used in primary, secondary, tertiary and social care settings enabling you to better meet people’s needs.

Log in to the Learning Hub and join the MPCCCF Community to access the framework and the related support resources.

Prehabilitation and rehabilitation webinars

If you work in or are interested in prehabilitation and rehabilitation, join or watch our webinar series. The webinars are brought to you by Macmillan's Centre of Clinical Expertise in collaboration with the Centre for Perioperative Care and the Wessex Cancer Alliance.

The aim of these events is to bring people together with a special interest in prehabilitation and rehabilitation to share best practice and encourage discussion and debate.

The webinars will be hosted on the last Tuesday of every month at 13:00 to 14:00. To join future sessions please email and we will add you to the mailing list.

Macmillan Professionals Conference

Macmillan Professionals from across the UK come together to network, learn and share best practice at our annual two-day Macmillan Professionals Conference

Macmillan Professionals Excellence Awards

Every year we celebrate the amazing achievements of people across the cancer care sector in the Macmillan Professional Excellence Awards