Bowel Caner Awareness

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04th May 2022 00:45
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Description

Overview: 

Each year, over 2,200 people are diagnosed with bowel cancer in Wales and it is currently the fourth most common cancer in this country. Although over 900 people die from the disease each year, early diagnosis can make a huge difference in treating and curing this disease.

Pharmacy has an important role to play in supporting work to save lives and improving the quality of life of all those affected by bowel cancer. April is bowel cancer awareness month, so join us on this webinar where we will identify some key resources available to you to support you in your roles.

The first part of the session will be aimed at the workforce in all sectors.

The second part of the session will focus specifically on community pharmacy settings, however staff working in all sectors are welcome to stay for awareness of these initiatives.

Learning outcomes:

After attending this event participants will be able to: 

  • Understand an overview of the condition
  • Describe the importance of the pharmacy workforce in supporting those affected by bowel cancer
  • Identify resources available to support the pharmacy workforce in relation to bowel cancer awareness and support
  • Recognise community-pharmacy based initiatives

Designed for: 

The pharmacy workforce working in any role in any sector.

Speakers:

Representatives from:

Bowel Cancer UK
Health Education and Improvement Wales
Community Pharmacy Wales