RM Partners FAQs

How do I book onto an RM Partners Course?

Click on this link and follow the instructions on the flyer you have received. If you haven't received the instructions, please contact inhousecourses@red-whale.co.uk with details of the NW or SW London practice where you work.

Who is eligible for the programme?

Any primary care colleague practising in NW or SW London Boroughs of Brent, Croydon, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Kensington & Chelsea, Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton, Wandsworth, Westminster even on a locum basis. Please spread the word amongst your colleagues.

Which London Boroughs are eligible to sign up?

You will be entitled to sign up for free if you WORK in any of the following North West and South West London Boroughs:  Brent, Croydon, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Kensington & Chelsea, Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton, Wandsworth, Westminster

I have attended an RM Partners event in the past, can I still sign up?

YES! Any restriction on prior attendance has been lifted and you can sign up for the programme and get full access to all the resources until November 2023.as long as you WORK in a north West or South West London practice,

How many courses should I attend to complete the programme?

The programme is composed of two separate half day online courses and you will be deemed to have completed it when you have attended both courses (whether live or on demand):

First course - Cancer: earlier diagnosis
you have a choice of two different courses depending on your role

Second course - Cancer: Beyond the tick box
everyone can attend the same course.

Once you have completed both courses you might be given the opportunity to attend a face to face ‘Take Action Workshop’ for those who want to truly champion cancer care in their practice (more details to follow once you sign up and complete the program).

I have booked on the programme, when will I be able to join the live and on demand events?

The dates of the online events published so far are:

Cancer: earlier diagnosis in the consulting room

For GPs, PAs, ANPs, Paramedics or advanced practitioners seeing whatever turns up on the triage list that day!

Live dates:  

  • 30th November 2021 9:30 - 13:15 
  • 20th January 2022 9:30 - 13:15 
  • 2nd February 2022 14:00 - 17:45

On Demand from 1st December 2021

Cancer: earlier diagnosis in LTC and the treatment room

For Practice Nurses, Clinical Pharmacists, Social Prescribers or any other role working in the treatment room and/or supporting people with long term conditions.

Live dates:

  • 30th November 2021 14:00 – 17:45
  • 25th March 2022 9:30 - 13:15

On Demand from 1st December 2021


Cancer: beyond the tick box 

For ALL roles in the primary care team.

Live dates: 

  • 20th January 2022 14:00 - 17:45 
  • 2nd February 2022 9:30 - 13:15 
  • 25th March 2022 14:00 - 17:45

On Demand from 21st January 2022

Why do you have two different Cancer: earlier diagnosis courses and which one should I attend?

We have created two different Cancer: Earlier Diagnosis courses because we want to cater for the different educational needs of the multi-professional primary care team.

For the purposes of cancer education, we believe that the clinical and social support primary care team can be split into two groups:

1- Clinicians who see undifferentiated patient population and have a key diagnostic role e.g. GPs, ANPs, Physician Associates, Paramedics, Advanced Practitioners. These colleagues should attend the Cancer: earlier diagnosis in the consulting room course.

2- Clinicians/social support workers who work predominantly with people living with long term conditions (including cancer) and need skills to opportunistically spot red flags and seek further assessment e.g. Primary care GPNs, health care assistants, clinical pharmacists, social prescribing link workers, mental health practitioners, health and wellbeing coaches, occupational and physiotherapists, dieticians and podiatrists. These colleagues should attend the Cancer: earlier diagnosis in LTC and the treatment room course.

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