Cancer Patient / Service User Involvement Development

Training Date: 21 October 2017

Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 October 2017, 9.30am-4pm – Central Liverpool.

This training is for people affected by cancer who either want to be or are already involved as a service user/patient representative, as either an individual or a member of a patient/user group.

The programme has been developed by Macmillan Cancer Support and aims to enable people affected by cancer to engage with the Health and Social Care systems in order to effectively influence decision making within cancer services. People attending can expect to take part in training that will give them refreshed or new skills in ways of engaging with professionals and deliverers of services to people affected by cancer

Learning objectives:

  • What is User Involvement? perceptions, barriers, strategies
  • What’s what in the NHS
  • User Involvement and the NHS
  • Health and Social Care services overview
  • Working in a group
  • Communication, e.g. verbal and non-verbal, behaviours and emotions
  • Case studies

Lunch is provided and travel expenses can be reimbursed.

If you are interested in attending, email with the course name/date, their name, role and contact details.

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