Care of the Child/Young Person with Cancer

University of the West of England, Bristol
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

To apply you must be working in a relevant practice area. The course is offered as a partnership between the University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and the University of the West of England, offering full access to a team of speciality practitioners, educationalists, dual learning environments and specialist resources.

This course is offered at Level 3 (Degree) and Masters level and is delivered at our Glenside Campus.

Course content includes:

  • The organisation, management and guiding principles of child and young person's cancer care
  • The clinical context of childhood cancer with specific reference to: neuroblastoma, sarcoma and leukaemia
  • The diagnosis, treatment and management of cancer in teenagers and young adults
  • The impact of cancer on the family and supporters
  • Ethico-legal and professional decision making in child and young person's cancer services
  • Palliative care
  • Stem cell transplantation
  • Surgical interventions
  • Radiotherapy
  • Self-awareness and professionalism.


Study time includes a minimum of 48 hours student/tutor contact. Contact time is also indirectly available through the online learning environment. You are expected to attend all scheduled face to face days within the timetable. These days are supported and led by the specialist practitioner and module leader and there is an opportunity for consultations. Dedicated student/tutor time will be allocated within your timetable for the purpose of assessment support.

Please note: Priority will be given to applications received through our funded educational contracts. Places on this module will be limited for applications received outside of this funding. Please check with your employer as a funded contract place may still be available to support your learning.

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