Hairdressers are being offered a unique opportunity to receive free training to help them have simple, yet powerful, conversations with clients about cancer and health in general.
The UCLH Cancer Collaborative have teamed up with Cancer Research UK to roll out Highlight Cancer training workshops for hairdressers to increase awareness and provide valuable tips on how to approach conversations about cancer with their clients.
For a limited time only, the three hour London workshops are FREE to attend and will help you to:
- Understand key messages around cancer awareness
- Improve confidence and ‘know how’ to make the most of conversations with clients
- Encourage people to make healthy lifestyle changes, use local services and contact their GP with any concerns.
Familiar faces in the community are ideally placed to encourage their clients to visit the GP if they have any concerns, or to be able to point them in the direction of local healthy living support services. It’s not about being an expert in cancer or health – it’s about having simple, yet powerful conversations that could make all the difference.
Read what those that have already attended the training have said...
I learned so, so much and, as the course suggested, I have gone away and I am talking cancer. I am definitely going to pass on the knowledge I have learned.
There were so many amazing facts to hear and dispel and lots of doubts and uncertainties have been put to right. The course content was very well planned and both the trainers were excellent.
Cancer is on the rise and it is thought that one in two people will develop cancer at some point in their lives. At the same time more and more people are surviving cancer – twice as many people survive cancer today than they did 40 years ago. Getting an early diagnosis is crucial to getting the right treatment for cancer.
UCLH Cancer Collaborative is part of the national Cancer Vanguard. We are currently running a range of education programmes to improve knowledge of cancer signs and symptoms, and promote earlier diagnosis.