Learning & Development
We help all our staff to develop the necessary
skills and attributes to carry out their roles effectively. We also
support a learning environment where everyone is encouraged to
continuously enhance their knowledge and skills.
Our learning and development unit offers courses, events,
information and expert advice on training and development
opportunities for all staff.
We have the culture and systems in place to support and
encourage the development of all staff, at every stage of their
We provide excellent career progression and help staff to meet
any professional development requirements. We offer personal
development plans and rotation programmes.
Many staff are supported to attend university and college
courses - most of which lead to formal qualifications such as
degrees, diplomas, certificates and National Vocational
The best facilities
Our Kostoris Library provides access to a wealth of resources
including databases, specialist journals and online resources
relating to nursing, cancer and medicine in general. It
provides a positive climate, in which to study and develop, with
friendly staff always available to help and advise.
Our library also has strong links with The University of
Manchester's school of nursing, midwifery and health visiting.
We also have a state of the art education centre, where an
auditorium and seminar rooms are available for study, lectures and