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By Steve Williamson on 20th January 2021

Publication of new Irinotecan dose banding table 20mg/mL and update Caelyx table

Dear Colleague NHS England and Improvement has published two new/updated dose banding tables on its website. • A new irinotecan table has been added to sit alongside the current multi-drug…

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By NHS England and NHS Improvement on 20th January 2021

Tamoxifen Patient representatives advert

NHS England and NHS Improvement are working with Breast Cancer Now to recruit paid patient representatives. The representatives will help to shape a new programme to increase the uptake of…

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By Nick Duncan on 18th January 2021

UK BMT Pharmacists’ Group has recently updated its training passport

The UK BMT Pharmacists’ Group has recently updated its training passport that is designed to support pharmacists working in the area of adult haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). It is…

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By UK Chemo Board on 12th January 2021

Clinician FAQs and guidance on COVID-19 vaccine for patients receiving SACT

Please find here the Clinician FAQs and guidance on COVID-19 vaccine for patients receiving SACT. https://www.ukchemotherapyboard.org/publications

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By BOPA on 6th January 2021

Tim Root is made a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

BOPA would like to congratulate Tim Root on the amazing award of MBE. Tim was chair of BOPA from 2003 to 2007 and has led and worked with many of…

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By Jackie Lewis on 9th December 2020

Cancer eLearning for Community Pharmacy – Let’s Communicate Cancer!

We are excited to present details of an e-learning project we have been working on over the last year with a grant from Pfizer called Let’s Communicate Cancer. The e-learning…

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By BOPA Committee on 7th December 2020

NEW eLearning UPDATE – New BMT Series on the Website!

NEW eLearning UPDATE The first two modules of the NEW BMT series are now available for paid BOPA members on our new look E&T section of the website. Click HERE…

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By BOPA Committee on 27th November 2020

DPYD Testing Policy Published by NHS England and NHS Improvement

Dear all, (Note – This statement is for England ONLY) Please find an update from NHS England and NHS Improvement on: Clinical commissioning policy statement for pharmacogenomic testing for DPYD…

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By The BOPA Committee on 19th November 2020

Learning Technologies Awards – The Method, Life in a Day

GOLD AWARD – A Life in a Day – The Best use of Mobile Learning – The Method     ‘A truly inspirational project which has demonstrated a fundamental understanding…

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By BOPA Committee on 28th October 2020

BOPA Update, AGM and Symposium Summary

Thank you so much for supporting BOPA this year.  Please find below an update on the AGM and the BOPA 2020 Symposium. BOPA 2020 AGM – We still need your…

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By BOPA Committee on 26th October 2020

All In This Together

  Last week The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met the very talented Joyce Duah (Twitter – @TheGlamHut) a keen amateur photographer and Specialist Oncology Pharmacist at St Bartholomew’s Hospital…

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By BOPA Committee on 26th October 2020

BOPA AGM 2020 – We need your VOTES!

The BOPA 2020 AGM – We need your VOTES! Dear all, Thank you very much to all those who joined us for the AGM on Wednesday evening. We got some…

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