COVID-NOW NHS Oncology Workforce study: 2nd Survey NOW OPEN

Are you a UK NHS employee working within an oncology hospital department?

Would you like to contribute to some important research exploring the impact of COVID-19 on the oncology workforce?


What is the research about?

The purpose of the research is to:

Understand the experiences of NHS oncology staff
Understand what factors might influence wellbeing, burnout and coping
Understand what changes and support should be offered to help support the oncology workforce during COVID-19 and beyond

What does taking part involve?

Complete a short, anonymous survey by 23rd April. It should take around 15 minutes to complete and can very done on a phone, tablet or computer.


To access the survey all you need to do it follow the link here:


We plan to have a further survey this year to track experiences and the longer term impact of COVID-19 in the NHS oncology workforce.

Who is carrying out the Research?

The study sponsor is The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust (Chief Investigator Dr Susana Banerjee). The academic collaboration includes researchers at Lancaster University.

The study (HRA approved) is funded by the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity (donation from Lady Garden Foundation) and is supported by The Association of Cancer Physicians (ACP), Faculty of Clinical Oncology of the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) and British Oncology Pharmacy Association (BOPA).

If you require further information please email:


Please do share this link with colleagues, associates and friends who you think may be interested in taking part.

Thank you for your time!

The BOPA Committee

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