We have launched a pan-European campaign focused on changing policies within national governments and medical institutions to improve working conditions for cancer professionals throughout Europe. Together, we need to document the full extent of the crisis, assemble more and better data, case studies of impact, and best practices and policy recommendations to highlight and promote.
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The INTERACT-EUROPE Showcase Event led the project to the next phase: expanding to 100 cancer centres across Europe and implementing an extensive Inter-specialty Cancer Training (ISCT) curriculum. At its core, this programme fosters a patient-centric approach to cancer care through a genuine multidisciplinary and multi-professional approach.
INTERACT-EUROPE has a clear and unwavering objective: improve cancer care by improving the collaboration of those providing it.
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A well-trained workforce that constantly updates its knowledge is critical in disease prevention and promoting quality care. Continuing professional development and education is a mainstay requirement to make sure this is the case.
The Accreditation Council of Oncology in Europe (ACOE) provides accreditation to Continuing Medical Education (CME) providers (including Member Societies of the European Cancer Organisation for the benefit of participants receiving education in oncology. Read more here.
Cancer care and treatment are simply not possible without the cancer workforce. At the European level, there is much that can be progressed in respect to such issues: as elevating training and development; promoting labour mobility and professional qualification recognition; and safeguarding working conditions.
For these reasons and more, we have established a Network on Workforce matters to bring together professions and others to speak as one about the unaddressed policy needs at the European level that could help ensure the right of every cancer patient to specialised multidisciplinary cancer care is upheld and made a reality.
The Co-Chairs are currently overseeing the creation of a new consensus position paper of Europe’s cancer professions covering such pressing topics as: