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Who are we?
The British Oncology Pharmacy Association (BOPA) is a charity dedicated to promoting excellence in the pharmaceutical care of patients with cancer through education, communication, research and innovation.
What can BOPA offer?
As a BOPA member you will have the opportunity to network with pharmacy colleagues working in hospital, community, academia and the pharmaceutical industry. You will be able to highlight your research activities, develop new skills and build partnerships. As a member you will also have access to our online educational resources, webinars, new to oncology study days, face to face workshops and discounted attendance at our annual symposium. Find out more by browsing the website!
Who are the BOPA executive committee?
The BOPA executive committee are a group of volunteers who have been elected by the membership to deliver BOPA’s aims and objectives. The committee consist of 9 to 14 permanent members who serve a term of 3 years. Committee roles include Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, New to Oncology Representative, Independent Sector representative and Pharmacy Technician Representative.
What are the activities of the executive committee?
The committee’s work plan varies year on year and includes; delivering an annual symposium, hosting education events and workshops, website development and much more! Please see the committee monthly meeting minutes available on the website for an update on the executive committee actives.
What is the role of a subcommittee?
A sub-committee is a small group of BOPA members assigned to focus on a particular area. The valuable work undertaken by BOPA’s subcommittees is essential to the organisation’s development.
How can I reset my password?
Please reset your password by clicking here.
My password reset is not working!
Please cut and paste the link sent to your email rather than clicking on it.
I am an existing BOPA member, how can I renew my membership?
Please renew online using any form of card payment.
Who is the invoice payable to (Group and Corporate Accounts)?
The invoice you receive will now be payable direct to the BOPA account. This has changed with the new online membership management website.
Where can I find my membership number?
This is on you profile within the website. Please go to My Dashboard.
How can I change my membership details/email address?
You can update your personal details in the website once you log in. Please go to My Dashboard.
How do I cancel my membership?
Please cancel any recurring payments set up with your bank and do not pay once your membership lapses.
Why can I not access a course?
All courses are available to PAID members. There are limited courses available to free members. If you cannot access a course you may need to upgrade your membership. If you have paid and you have an active subscription that is in date, then please contact us using the contact us form.
I have a news items for BOPA – what do I do?
If you have a news item for the website please contact us using the contact us page with the text and preferred date. This will also be pushed to social media where appropriate
Free User accounts from old website
We have not ported over any free memberships from the old website. Please sign up again as a free member.
How to contact us
Please contact us using the contact us form. Please do check that your query cannot be answered by the FAQ / help page first.