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Late effects & their management, personalised care & improving information practice, Saturday 25th March ,9:00 am – 13:30 pm

Capacity = 100
Places available = 83


9:00 - 9.15am Introductions and housekeeping (Jo McNamara)

9.15 - 9.45am Introduction to supportive cancer care (Cath Holborn)

9.45 -10.15am Consequences of cancer treatment (Jo McNamara)

10:15 - 10:45am Late effects and principles of symptom management (Cath Holborn)

10.45 - 11.00am Break

11:00  -11:30am Head & neck late effects and a late effects service example (Emma Hallam)

11.30 - 11.50am Pelvic late effects (Jane Hall)

11.50am - 12.20pm A pelvic late effects service example (Jane Hall)

12:20 - 12:40 pm Time for questions 

12.40 - 1:10 pm Supporting self-management - key messages & top tips (All)

1:10 - 1:30 pm Final questions & End 

Speaker information

Catherine Holborn and Jo McNamara are Senior Lecturers in Radiotherapy & Oncology at Sheffield Hallam University. Both input into teaching that focuses on topics related to supportive cancer care and both run MSc modules in personalised cancer care & supported self-management, and prehabilitation and rehabilitation, for those affected by cancer. 

Jo McNamara also runs the award-winning podcast called Radchat - 

Catherine Holborn is also Training & Education lead at SHU’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) which focuses on improving health and wellbeing through movement and includes the ‘Active Together’ prehabilitation & rehabilitation programme for cancer patients - delivered in conjunction with Yorkshire Cancer Research and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. 

Emma Hallam is a Macmillan Consultant Radiographer in Post Treatment & Late Effects, with specialism in Head & Neck Cancer. Emma leads the Late Effects service at the Nottingham Radiotherapy Centre. In 2022, she was awarded with the Macmillan Professionals ‘Whatever It Takes’ excellence award. 

Jane Hall is an Advanced Practitioner in Late Effects and has led the development of a pelvic late effects service at the Lincoln Radiotherapy Centre.


Late effects & their management, personalised care & improving information practice, Saturday 25th March ,9:00 am – 13:00 pm

Price: € 10.00
Available for: Non-Members,IIRRT-Members,