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Answer Cancer in Oldham - The Whole Works: Cancer Champion Training

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Action Together

12 Manchester Chambers

Oldham

OL1 1LF

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Answer Cancer is a Voluntary Community & Social Enterprise sector-led response to cancer in Greater Manchester. It is the working name of the Greater Manchester Cancer Screening Engagement Programme, a Voluntary Sector partnership working to improve cancer awareness across the region.

What: Free: The Whole Works - Cancer Champion Training Session

This training session aims to increase peoples knowledge and understanding of cancer, the importance of cancer screening and how screening protects and saves thousands of lives each year. This training will equip people with the skills to promote positive health messages about cancer screening that they can share with family, friends and the wider community. This training is a 2 and a half hour interactive session incorporating all three screening programmes.

Training objectives:

By the end of the session learners will:

  • Have a greater understanding of the Answer Cancer programme and its objectives

  • Have a greater understanding of what Cancer is; stats & figures, risk factors, signs & symptoms, the importance of early detection and seeing a GP

  • Understand the importance of the 3x NHS Cancer Screening Programmes; What's involved, Eligibility, risk factors, protection and prevention messaging, results and sharing key messages

  • How to sign-up to become a Greater Manchester Cancer Champion

  • Make a 'Plan' to share learning with others and 'turn learning into practice'

Who: We particularly want to involve Voluntary Sector Organisations, current Cancer Champions and people wanting to become new Cancer Champions and promote positive cancer awareness messages.

Additional Training Opportunity: Anyone completing this training course will be given the opportunity to apply for the 'Answer Cancer - Train the Trainer' session, as long as they are committed and willing to use this training to facilitate an awareness session within their community and share learning with others.

When: 10:00am - 12.30pm on Tuesday 4th March 2020. Registration is from 9:30am.

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What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The closest parking to the venue is Spindles Shopping Centre Car Park, OL1 1XD. This is PAID parking.

By public transport: By Tram Take the tram to Oldham, carry on past the George Tavern. Action Together is next to Chambers Sandwich Shop and Café. - By Bus is situated less than 250 yards from Oldham’s main bus station. Leave bus station and head towards the Three Crowns Pub. Walk down the pathway between the pub and the Magistrates Court veering towards the left and taking the steps on your left-hand side. You will see Action Together on your left.

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How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please contact Elizabeth O'Connor, Answer Cancer Training and Support Worker at ACtraining@uni.uk.net

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes

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