Cancer Rehabilitation

  • Haematology prehabilitation and rehabilitation
  • Teenage and young adult oncology
  • Frailty
  • Service developments and research
  • Advanced clinical practice in cancer rehabilitation
  • Palliative care
  • Exercise

Guidance for poster submissions on the subject of cancer rehabilitation

Abstracts should be saved with your full name and event as the name of the document e.g. ‘John Smith CancerRehab Abstract’ and emailed to by 5pm on Friday 2 September 2022 with the cover submission form attached.

  • Please refer to the below submission form template when completing your abstract (250 words max)
  • Upon submission, all successful abstracts will be contacted and asked to submit an A4 PDF poster.
  • You may be selected for a brief oral presentation. If you would not be happy to give an oral presentation, please highlight this on the submission form.
  • There will be a discounted ticket rate for all poster submissions. A member of our team will offer to book you your discounted place upon receiving your poster.
  • A gift voucher will be awarded to the top poster, which will be revealed live at the event.

Due to the virtual nature of the event, posters must be saved in PDF format and submitted electronically. They will form part of an “e-gallery” for delegates to access. All posters must clearly display the applicants’ full name and a relevant contact email address to facilitate any communication after the event.

The Christie cancer rehabilitation study day abstract submission

This form should be saved with your full name as the title of the document (e.g. ‘John Smith CancerRehab Abstract) and submitted to by Friday 2 September 2022.


I will NOT be able to give an oral presentation for my abstract                                

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Abstract (250 words max.) 

Any further questions please contact or 0161 918 7409.

Suitable for all healthcare professionals working with cancer patients including those from a specialist or generalist setting.

Cancer rehabilitation study day - Thursday 13 October 2022

Time Session
9.30 Welcome and Introduction 
9.45 Cancer Rehabilitation
Anna Campbell  - Director, CanRehab
10.10 Senior Adult Oncology Team at the Christie
Dr Fabio Gomes,  Medical Oncology Consultant, The Christie Hospital
10.40 BREAK
10.55 Collaborative working and service development of robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP) school
Rachel Eldred - specialist physiotherapist, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Selina Ford - lead enhanced recovery specialist nurse, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
11.40 Ambulatory Nasogastric feeding pathway for head and neck patients
Loraine Gillespie, Head of Nutrition & Dietetics, The Christie Hospital
Clare Roberts, Senior Specialist Oncology Dietitian (Head and Neck), The Christie Hospital
12.10 LUNCH
12.50 Rehabilitation in teenagers and young adults
Nicola Chesman - specialist physiotherapist for teenagers and young adults, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Claire Simpson - The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
13.30 Abstract submissions – oral poster presentations
Nicola Day - clinical specialist physiotherapist in oncological rehabilitation and exercise, REACT
Stephanie Morley - specialist physiotherapist, Macmillan
Deborah Rowley - advanced physiotherapist and TYA clinical research champion, Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
14.15 Complementary therapy
Eileen Hackman - deputy clinical lead, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
14.50 BREAK
15.05 Everyday activities in advance cancer
Julie Brose - Senior Research Associate, National Institute for Health and Care Research, Applied Research Collaboration West (NIHR ARC West)
15.35 The importance of research in cancer rehabilitation
Dr Julie Brose - Senior Research Associate, National Institute for Health and Care Research, Applied Research Collaboration West (NIHR ARC West)
Jaleel Mohammed - First Contact Practitioner, Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust
Jeni Woods - Rehabilitation Manager, The Christie Hospital
16.05 Close

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Last updated: March 2023