Thu 14 Mar 2024 09:00-12:00
Free Online Conference

Come together with lung cancer professionals from across the country to share experiences and discover case study presentations and interactive discussions, demonstrating best practice approaches to improving support and care. This is the perfect opportunity to hear about the latest developments and innovations that are enhancing patient outcomes. Take one day out to benefit from valuable, inspiring and thought-provoking presentations and interactive discussions.

Please note that places are limited and available on a first come first served basis - so please only register if you plan to attend on the day.

Progressing your Lung Cancer Service
Online 3 hours Free

3 hours Continuing Professional Development: what you will learn

Are you continually striving to develop your lung cancer service and improve your patient pathways? If yes, then this online forum is for you. Book your place and refocus on:

  • Latest trials and treatments: genetic testing and actionable mutations
  • Improving management of IO toxicities for lung cancer and mesothelioma
  • Setting up and establishing nurse-led clinics
  • Delivering effective prehab in your service

Developed with convenience in mind: join this online course remotely

Packed with examples of best practice, novel ideas and expert advice, plus benefit from:

  • Meeting each other – turning on your videos and microphones in the breakout rooms
  • Listening and watching presentations and speakers’ Q&A – in the main conference room with a chair
  • Taking part in facilitated interactive sessions – enabled by moderators in the breakout rooms
  • Feeding back and engaging – using the chat box and moderators sharing content in the main conference room
Join, tech support and opportunity to network in breakout rooms
Introduction, instructions and chair’s opening remarks
Jo Vick, Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
IO adverse effects
Effectively managing IO toxicities for lung cancer and mesothelioma
  • Guidance for managing and treating IO toxicities: assessing the symptoms and initiating early and effective treatment
  • Exploring the role of the lung cancer CNS in IO adverse effect management
  • Learning from case study examples: what to look out for, when to investigate and when to initiate treatment
Sophia Holden, Lung Cancer Specialist Nurse, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Effective treatment of breast cancer in older patient
Case study: Delivering an effective prehabilitation pathway for your lung cancer patients
  • Exploring benefits of prehab for your service and patient outcomes: understand the importance of nutrition, wellbeing and physical function
  • From idea to implementation: navigating the pros and cons, tripping points and obtaining funding
  • Case studies explored: implementable learnings from real-world scenarios
Sarah Ivey, Macmillan Lung Clinical Nurse Specialist, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Questions and answers with your speakers
Nurse-led services
Interactive discussion: Setting up and establishing your nurse-led service
  • Do you currently run a nurse-led service or clinics? Share your experiences to date
  • What are the benefits to running a nurse-led service?
  • How can you achieve funding and staffing to run nurse-led clinics?
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Feedback from interactive discussion: Setting up and establishing your nurse-led service
Latest trials and treatments
Actionable mutations and treatments: exploring currently approved and pending trials
  • Developments in genetic testing: navigating the impact on your service
  • Exploring the treatment available for actionable mutations
  • Providing evidence and support your patients to enable informed decision making
Dr Omar Khan, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Clinical Lead for Cancer Services, Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Questions and answers with your speakers
Chair’s closing remarks and close of day

Call for speakers

If you would like to give a presentation and share your work or the work of your service at this online conference, we would be delighted to hear from you. 

To discuss speaking opportunities please email the conference producer Hope Frost, or call Hope on 01732 897788.

Your confirmed speakers to-date

Job Title:
Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist
The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

I have been a Lung cancer CNS for 10 years at The Royal Marsden Hospital, being appointed lead CNS in 2019.

I have completed my physical assessment and prescribing module and am involved with the multi-professional prescribing clinic of all treatment modalities.

I also run a nurse-led/ lung pharmacist for patients on TKIs.

I have an interest in the mutation positive lung cancer patient group and helped develop the patient booklet – Living with ALK +ve lung cancer, understanding your diagnosis.

Currently I am working with my lung CNS colleagues to assess toxicities for patients on immunotherapy.

Job Title:
Lung Cancer Specialist Nurse
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Job Title:
Macmillan Lung Clinical Nurse Specialist
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Job Title:
Consultant Medical Oncologist, Clinical Lead for Cancer Services
Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Free NHS attendance

There are limited numbers for this online forum. Please cancel your place in writing by emailing the bookings team if you can no longer attend. Non-attendance without written cancellation will result in £100 plus VAT charge.

Once you have booked your place, SBK Healthcare will correspond with you using the email address you provided at the time of booking. Within one week of the online training taking place, you will be sent final details of the course including a full agenda, programme timings and your Zoom joining instructions. This email will include a joining link that can be used to access the course.

If you have not received your email two days before your event, do check your junk folder then contact SBK Healthcare on 01732 897788.

Practice sessions are available. If you would like to attend a zoom practice session before the event takes place, please let us know by emailing You will have the opportunity to meet an SBK Healthcare staff member who will ensure you are able to access zoom, that your camera and microphone work and you are fully set-up for the day. This is optional but if you do wish to attend, please use the same device that you plan to use on the day.

On the day, when registration starts, you will be able to join the course by initially entering a waiting room when there may be a short wait. The forum will include screen breaks, as well as topic themed interactive sessions which will take place in the breakout rooms.

Click here to view the specially created 5-minute video that will walk you through how to get the most out of attending your SBK Healthcare interactive online forum.

 Certification of attendance

A certificate for Continuing Professional Development will be given to every fully registered participant who completes the course, as a record of your continuing professional training and development.

Registration fees

As an NHS or public sector attendee, you are not required to pay for your place. However, as an interactive forum, there are a limited number of places available. Once booked, if you find you are unable to attend, please cancel your place in writing by emailing the bookings team. This will free a place for someone on the waiting list. Non-attendance without written cancellation will result in £100 plus VAT charge.

Modify registration

To let us know if your details are not correct when you have already registered, please email the bookings team.


Substitutions for delegates unable to attend after registering are acceptable at any time.

Event changes

It may be necessary for reasons beyond the control of the conference organisers to alter the content, speakers or the timing of the programme. We will endeavour to keep you abreast of such changes. Should the event be postponed, we will endeavour to reschedule the event. If, for reasons beyond the control of the conference organiser, the event is cancelled, we do not accept any liability for any incurred costs resulting from a postponement or cancellation.

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Expected attendees

This online meeting is ideal for NHS professionals working in lung cancer multi-disciplinary teams. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Surgeons and Oncologists
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists, Nurse Consultants and Advanced Clinical Practitioners
  • MDT Coordinators
  • Sisters and Matrons
  • Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists
  • Team Leads and Managers
  • Radiologists and Pathologists
  • Stoma Care Nurses

Past attendee feedback

If you choose to attend you will be in good company with over 500 NHS professionals having attended our online oncology events in the past 2 years. Our focussed online forums have received excellent feedback – but don’t take our word for it!

“It was brilliant, really informative and I’ve left feeling positive and motivated to take new ideas back to the team”

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

“Really useful information shared. It was nice to share with other colleges and learn from their experiences”

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

“Excellent opportunity for nurses to join and improve knowledge”

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust

“Lots of information to take on board and discuss in-house with my local team of ideas on how to triage and assess patients better and ensure pathways are correct”

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

“I found it very friendly, and very informative. it was nice to talk to other areas, in small groups, before the presentation started, and learn a bit about how other areas’ processes are for triage and assessment of their patients”

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

“The entire session was very well presented and it will really help with my practice!”

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust

“Informative, friendly and highly appropriate content. Really exciting day as it felt like networking and being present at a physical conference, so thank you for making it so warm and welcoming”

Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust

“It was an excellent conference with really interesting sessions. I felt that the virtual aspect went well with support being readily available and helpful”

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust

An online forum like no other…

A live event that will feature leading presentations, interactive breakout rooms, and compelling Q&A discussions

As a sponsor you will have the opportunity to present your product or service, be a ‘face’ of the event and meet your audience face-to-face to discuss their experiences, interests and key concerns.

To find out more about sponsorship contact Sarah Kemm on 01732 897788 or you can email Sarah. Your organisation could be sponsoring this forum today!

  • Your organisation featuring on this forum website as ‘sponsored by’; including your logo, promotional text and links to your URL
  • 5 minutes presentation time during the main conference and taking part in the related speaker Q&A
  • Unique opportunity for the sponsored presenter to moderate one of the interactive breakout rooms
  • Additional company representatives can attend the online conference and meet the attendees during the interactive sessions in the breakout rooms
  • Your logo or company name will be included in all correspondence we send to registrations and all promotional emails sent out when marketing
  • Your support and sponsorship will be recognised when you are thanked at the opening and closing of the online forum as well as your logo featuring on the opening and closing slides
  • All sponsors will receive a copy of the registration and attendee list
  • Plus: a one-off option to add your question to the registration form, asking if attendees would like to share their email address with you so you can keep them informed after the online forum