HIGHLIGHT Cancer

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UCLH Cancer Collaborative (UCLHCC) is part of the National Cancer Vanguard. We are working to change the way cancer care is provided. Vanguards are part of the New Care Models programme to re-design the NHS.

The UCLHCC team are currently running a range of Education and Awareness programmes to raise awareness to Cancer. We have teamed up with Cancer Research UK to host a range of one-off ‘Talk Cancer’ Sessions aimed at targeting high level client facing non-healthcare professionals such as (but not limited to):

  • makeup artists
  • hairdressers
  • barbers
  • beauticians
  • pub landlords/staff
  • café owners/staff

Talk Cancer is a Cancer Research UK training programme to help you feel confident talking to people about ways to reduce the risk of cancer, spotting cancer early and screening.

(Read more at http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/health-professional/prevention-and-awareness/talk-cancer/what-is-talk-cancer#gwoMF664oL2qs0ry.99 ).

The sessions a range of hands-on, positive workshops and ongoing support to help with the following aspects:

  • understand the key messages around cancer awareness
  • improve your confidence and ‘know how’ to make the most of your conversations
  • encourage people to make healthy lifestyle changes, use local services and see their GP with any concerns

Our training is always backed up by the latest evidence around cancer prevention, early diagnosis and screening.

The 3 hour sessions are hosted by UCLH and are FREE to attend. You are not tied to any contracts or obligations - all we require is your attendance.

Upon completing the training session, we have opportunities to fund any fundraising opportunities you may wish to host.

If you wish to sign up for this event, express your interest, or require further information please feel free to contact Priya Yoganathan (Early Diagnosis Project Manager) on the following:

Email: Priya.yoganathan@nhs.net.

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