By BOPA Committee on 12th May 2024

Pharmacies in Leeds are helping to diagnose lung cancer earlier by piloting a service

Community Pharmacies in Leeds are helping to diagnose lung cancer earlier by piloting a service to signpost patients with symptoms of lung cancer towards radiology services. Andy Walker describes the…

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By BOPA Committee on 26th February 2024

Early detection paves the way for healthier futures: Alliance Healthcare UK Host Cancer Awareness Conversation to Mark World Cancer Day

Alliance Healthcare UK hosted a powerful World Cancer Day event, shedding light on the urgency and significance of early cancer detection. The event featured informative discussions, heartfelt personal stories, powerful…

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By BOPA Committee on 3rd January 2024

Free cancer screening courses available

National screening programmes help to detect cancer at an earlier stage, when it is most treatable. GatewayC has launched three, 1 hour CPD courses on breast, bowel and cervical screening.…

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By BOPA Committee on 31st October 2023

LCC 2 – Play Your Part is launched

BOPA is delighted to announce the launch of the Let’s Communicate Cancer Series Part 2 – Play Your Part.   These are learning and campaign materials to help you to…

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By BOPA on 7th June 2023

Supporting People with Advanced Cancer – A BOPA, UKONS and Prostate Cancer UK Joint Webinar

Date: Wednesday 28th June 2023  Time: 18:30 to 20:00 Working together – How can community and hospital-based pharmacy professionals and nurses support people living with advanced cancer?   No registration is required…

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By BOPA on 26th September 2022

Patient facing community pharmacy staff required to complete module 1 of the BOPA let’s communicate cancer series

NEWSFLASH! All patient facing community pharmacy staff will be required to complete module 1 of  the BOPA let’s communicate cancer series! This will support our community colleagues in raising cancer…

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By BOPA on 27th June 2022

BOPA Position Statement – Community Pharmacy

The BOPA position statement on Community Pharmacy is available here with thanks to the BOPA Community Pharmacy Sub-committee

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By BOPA Committee on 25th February 2021

Innovation Award at this year’s Independent Pharmacy Awards – Congratulations Jackie and team!

BOPA Community Pharmacy Sub-Committee Co-Chair Jackie Lewis and her team won the Innovation Award at this year’s Independent Pharmacy Awards.  A HUGE Congratulations to Jackie and her team.    See…

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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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