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Management skills for oncologists

View Website → 27 November 10:00 - 29 November 15:30 - In Person Event
RCR CPD Approved

The Royal College of Radiologists is hosting its annual Management Skills for Oncologists workshop. The sessions will study the skills and approaches needed to undertake effective management as a consultant clinical oncologist. This three-day programme will cover topics including appraisal, revalidation and dealing with difficult colleagues, specialist commissioning of radiotherapy and chemotherapy services, and the QIPPs (Quality, Innovation, Productivity and Prevention) drive by the NHS. As in previous years, didactic lectures will be interspersed with interactive activities led by experts in the field.

Who should attend?
This intensive three-day course will cover all aspects of management, with a focus on the issues relevant to a busy UK oncology department. Our highly regarded 3-day course will support both clinical and medical oncology senior trainees as well as consultants in their first years of practice and will provide the ideal forum for you to interact with colleagues facing similar challenges.

Session topics include:

  • Continuing professional development, appraisal and revalidation
  • Radiotherapy and chemotherapy specialist commissioning
  • Job planning
  • Challenges as a consultant
  • Keeping your sanity – Real time measurement, real time understanding and real time improvement
  • Compassion in oncology – managing fatigue over time
  • Surviving the consultant interview
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Radiotherapy peer review
  • NIHR Clinical Research Network
  • Business planning workshop
  • Quality improvement: Radiotherapy incidents and errors
  • Leadership and training
  • What does a good acute oncology service look like and what part can a new consultant play in its development
  • Leadership
  • The role of the RCR
  • E-communication – Managing emails, social media, data and apps

Led by:
Professor Mark Beresford, Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Matthew Winter, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Dr David Woolf, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

CPD credits: 20


27 November 10:00
29 November 15:30
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Royal College Of Radiologists
63 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London, WC2A 3JW
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+44 (0)20 7406 5942
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Clinical Specialty
Management and Leadership
Event Length
Multi Day
In Person
CPD Approval
RCR CPD Approved