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Supporting someone with cancer in the workplace

23rd February 2022 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm


Healthcare professionals, Pastoral teams, medical providers and those with a responsibility for caring for a young person with a cancer in a workplace.


Course outline

In any environment, work or school, you may not always feel confident to know how best to support someone with cancer. There are challenging times during diagnoses, treatment, the point of return to work and after cancer; this course reflects on this journey.


Training topics will include

  • What can I do about work and cancer?
  • What roles do employers play in cancer support
  • Adjusting the routine to support their health
  • My Cancer Story.


Learning outcomes

  • To understand the journey of the cancer sufferer
  • To identify support strategies available for someone returning to work
  • To gain an understand of medical provisions in the workplace.



Jane Graham, Director, Hieda
Trained at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, Jane has 31 years of nursing background; 17 of which is in trauma and intensive care. Whilst in PICU, she had a number of different roles. Nine years of that included a role as a specialist retrieval nurse (CATS) that entailed travelling around the country to stabilize and bring back critically unstable children. To do this she learned advanced nursing and basic medical skills in resuscitation, all medical conditions, and trauma.

She went on to teach these skills to student nurses, qualified nurses and junior doctors as the Practice educator on intensive care. This role also involved lecturing regularly at South Bank University. She has been a DSL for Safeguarding at an independent boarding school where she was Lead Nurse. She is also an instructor for Qualsafe, an awarding body approved by the HSE.



  • Member rate: £135
  • Non-member rate: £270*


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23rd February 2022
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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