Leading Improvement: Support for Men

We recognise the important role you play in caring for men with prostate cancer and we want to help you lead improvements that will enable you to best support men’s physical, emotional and information needs.

Our Leading Improvement programme is suitable for all health professionals passionate about leading improvements within their local area to support men with prostate cancer.

If you have specific queries about the Improvement Programmes, please email improvement@prostatecanceruk.org.

Applications for this programme are now closed. If you are interested in further programmes like this, please register your interest using our online form.

Programme details

This programme is designed to work in parallel with your busy clinical schedule and includes a mixture of online and in person sessions. Access to zoom is required for the virtual sessions. We will cover reasonable travel and accommodation expenses for the face to face module. 

The programme structure includes:

  • An individual coaching session (virtual) - your preferred date in August 2021
  • Welcome session (virtual) - Tuesday 14 September 2021, 7-9pm
  • Module 1 (virtual) - Tuesday 21 September 2021, 9-11.30am
  • Module 2 (face to face) - Thursday 30 September 2021, 10.30-4pm. London venue TBC.
  • Module 3 (virtual) - Tuesday 16 November 2021, 9-11.30am
  • Online learning to be completed between modules
  • Personal reflection time

We will provide a pack of learning materials and additional resources to support your improvement journey.  

Please ensure you can attend all sessions before applying.

Programme dates

What can you expect from our programmes?

Modules will cover a range of key skills critical to leading improvement (including effective communication, overcoming barriers to change and influencing), plus give you the opportunity to engage with other leaders.

On the programme we will:

  • Explore current challenges in delivering quality prostate cancer support services
  • Discuss how to navigate and deliver change in a complex environment
  • Develop your personal impact and influence
  • Develop an improvement plan with an experienced coach that will turn your ideas for improvement into actions
  • Understand how to overcome barriers to change
  • Help you build your resilience
  • Network and share best practice with peers

Programme content

Who is the programme for?

Any healthcare professional who is passionate about improving support services for men with prostate cancer. We would like to encourage applications from Clinical Nurse Specialists, Practice Nurses and Radiographers as professionals who are critical to delivering these support services.   

How to apply?

Applications for this programme are now closed. If you are interested in further programmes like this, please register your interest using our online form


Our support

The Prostate Cancer Improvement Programmes have been supported by grants from Astellas Pharma Ltd, Bayer UK and Roche Products Ltd. None of these organisations have had any control over the educational content of this activity.