Events and training opportunities for nurses

Courses (including e-learning), events, study days and conferences for nurses with an interest in ovarian cancer.

E-learning modules

  • Open-access journal ecancer provides the latest oncology news, opinion, videos, e-learning and research papers.
  • Macmillan's Learnzone provides free and easy access to a wide variety of learning resources, online courses and professional development tools.
  • Medscape (medical journal) offers health professionals medical information and educational tools. Features original, professional medical content, including review articles, journal commentary, expert columns, patient education articles and book reviews.
  • Touch Oncology offers continuous education of professionals from across the oncology community. This is an independent information resource comprising review articles, practice guidelines and case reports contributed by opinion leaders from a range of oncology-related disciplines.
  • Future Learn (Open University) connects learners from all over the globe with high-quality educators, and with each other. Offers a diverse selection of free courses. Courses are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop. Not specific to health care or cancer.

Study days, conferences and courses

Tackling the sexual consequences of cancer: a multidisciplinary approach

Organised by Perci Health

21 July 2021 (6pm–7pm), online

This webinar will focus on tackling the sexual consequences of cancer and will be led by Dr Isabel White, a Psychosexual Therapist and Perci Health professional. Book your place through the Eventbrite website.

Gynaecological Cancer in the Cancer Unit

British Gynaecological Cancer Society (BGCS)

9 September 2021, Birmingham

This course will focus on how to run a cancer unit, the diagnosis and challenges of gynaecological cancers and new frontiers for the cancer unit. Book your place through the BGCS website.

EONS14 at Esmo. Cancer nursing: Towards a new era in Cancer Care

Organised by ESMO

22 September 2021, online

This conference will cover a range of issues related to professional cancer nursing practice. Book your place through the EONS website.

New developments in psycho-oncology study day

The Christie School of Oncology

3 November 2021, online

This study day considers new paradigms in pyscho-oncology. Book your place through the Christie School of Oncology.

Managing challenging conversations virtually

The Royal Marsden School of Oncology

Open access course (can be started any time and completed within three months), online

This course focuses on delivering difficult conversations virtually. Book your place through the Royal Marsden School of Oncology.


We offer free events and courses across the UK to support women with ovarian cancer, which may be useful for you to refer women to.