The Psychological Impact of Cancer (1-Day Conference)


The Open University & Willen Hospice present
The Psychological Impact of Cancer: for patients, carers and professionals
1 Day conference, The Open University, MK, Wednesday 15th May
Fee - £150

Registrations are open for our 1-day conference, The psychological impact of cancer for patients, carers and professionals which will be held at The Open University, Milton Keynes on Wednesday 15th May.  This thought provoking conference will explore the full impact of cancer, encompassing body, mind and spirit, enhancing resilience and coping as well as emphasising the importance of teamwork. It will examine the psychological impact on the staff responsible for providing sensitive and compassionate end of life care, as well as the impact on the patient, their family and carers.

We are delighted to welcome a range of expert speakers from oncology and specialist care practitioners to academics with specialist research interests in death and dying including:

Professor Karol Sikora
Medical Director of CancerPartnersUK, Honorary Consultant Oncologist at Hammersmith Hospital

Professor Leslie G Walker
Emeritus Professor of Cancer Rehabilitation at the University of Hull

Dr Sara Booth
Associate Lecturer at the University of Cambridge and Honorary Consultant Physician at Addenbrookes Palliative Care Service

Dr Carol Komaromy
Senior Lecturer in Health Studies at The Open University and member of the International Association for the Study of Death and Society

Margaret Hinton
Service User

This conference is ideal for health and social care professionals, allied health care professionals and multi professional teams who work in cancer care and palliative care environments.

To register, visit our website www.open.ac.uk/hsc<http://www.open.ac.uk/hsc>  or if you have a query you can email us at hsc-re-events@open.ac.uk<mailto:hsc-re-events@open.ac.uk>

Please note registrations close on Friday 5th April.

Research & Enterprise Team, Faculty of Health & Social Care

Faculty of Health & Social Care
The Open University, Horlock Building, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA, United Kingdom
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