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Anthony Nolan in Clinical setting

Anthony Nolan is the charity saving and improving the lives of people with blood cancer and blood disorders who are in need of a stem cell transplant. We’re experts in stem cell transplants, but we need you.

By having your role adopted by Anthony Nolan, you can provide us with your specialist skills and knowledge working with stem cell transplant patients, while we can support you with your professional development. Together, we can provide the best possible care for patients.

Who can apply for the Anthony Nolan x NHS Adoption Programme?

We are looking to adopt a broad range of healthcare professionals from nurses and BMT coordinators, to occupational therapists and psychologists. This is an inclusive programme so all bands, disciplines and backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

You must be currently be working with stem cell transplant patients.

What are the benefits of joining the Anthony Nolan x NHS Adoption programme?

Grants of up to £1,000 will be available for those on the adoption programme to:

  • attend national and international events on stem cell transplantation, such as EBMT, and BSBMT (including travel and accommodation fees)
  • support research projects and audits
  • pursue professional development.

We will actively encourage networking opportunities so you can create and maintain relationships with others working in your field, including:

  • taking part in an Anthony Nolan Induction
  • attending our Annual Meeting
  • creating special interest groups (e.g. psychology days)

Which research areas are you interested in?

We’d be interested in whatever you’re passionate in researching, but great example areas would be sexual health, late effects, diet, or physiotherapy. If you have an interesting project outside of these areas, please do still apply. But also, while we will encourage research, we appreciate that this will depend on your role and availability.

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