Notes for Candidates

Please use this web site to identify the study days that you require for your personal development and then discuss this with your line manager. If your line manager cannot release you, you may attend these in your own time. 

Courses/study days led by the hospital oncology education team are certificated with the KSF level and content indicated. There is no academic assessment for individual days but they can form the basis for practice development modules or as the knowledge to underpin clinical skills teaching & assessment.

If you require this publication in a language other than English, please contact the course leader who will endeavour to supply you with the appropriate form of information.

There is disabled access to all teaching areas on the Derriford site. 



Study days in the Foundations in Oncology & Palliative Care Programme:

Staff from within the Trust £20.00

External candidates £45.00

Intermediate Level Days: ‘The Specialist Practitioner’:

Staff from within the Trust £45.00

External candidates £75.00

Advanced Communication Skills: Consultants, Registrars Senior Nurses & AHP Band 7 & above working in the peninsular (Band 6 considered if has attended intermediate level or equivalent):

Free to members of Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust

External candidates £150.00

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Mustard Tree Education Contact Details

For further information or details on any of the Staff Education days available through the Mustard Tree, please contact Samantha Norrish at the Mustard Tree, Ext 31466 for eligibility details