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Find out the latest with BOPA, Oncology, and upcoming events

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 CRUK on 19th February 2021

Melanoma Skin Cancer SACT Consent forms

The melanoma skin cancer SACT consent forms have been reviewed and updated. The forms are now available on the CRUK website at: www.cruk.org/sact_consent.

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By BOPA Committee on 18th February 2021

Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice (JOPP) Abstract Booklet for BOPA 2020

Please find the JOPP Abstract Booklet for the BOPA 2020 Symposium in the resources section of the website: https://www.bopa.org.uk/resources/journal-of-oncology-pharmacy-practice-jopp-abstract-booklet-for-bopa-2020/    

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By BOPA Committee on 16th February 2021

KHP (King’s Health Partners) – Introductory e-learning modules to support training in SACT

Introductory e-learning modules to support training in SACT were launched by KHP (King’s Health Partners) in 2019 as an interactive e-learning resource for any HCPs prescribing or looking after patients…

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By BOPA Committee on 16th February 2021

BOPA Executive Committee TCON Minutes – January 2021

Please see the minutes for all the BOPA Executive TCON meetings HERE

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By BOPA Committee on 16th February 2021

UK BMT Pharmacists’ Group – Educational Meeting 5th March 2021

The UK BMT Pharmacists’ Group (a special-interest group affiliated to BOPA) is running an educational meeting via Zoom on the afternoon of Friday 5th March. The meeting will run from…

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By BOPA Committee on 5th February 2021

My Research – Session 2: Adherence Interventions

Session 2 (Wednesday 24th February at 7pm GMT) –  CLICK HERE to REGISTER   We would like to invite you to join our monthly ‘My Research’ sessions. These sessions are…

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By BOPA on 30th January 2021

Version 2.1 now available: Clinician FAQs and guidance on COVID-19 vaccine for patients receiving SACT – Version 2.1

An updated version of Clinician FAQs and guidance on COVID-19 vaccine for patients receiving SACT is now available here. Updates include:  Updated Allergy advice  Moderna Vaccine reference …

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By BOPA Committee on 26th January 2021

NEW Webinars/eLearning AVAILABLE – CAPhO Oncology Fundamentals Day (OFD20)

As a result of our ongoing collaboration with CAPhO we are very pleased to be able to offer our paid membership a NEW eLearning module on the BOPA website.   The…

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By BOPA Committee on 26th January 2021

BOPA-PRUK Research Award – NOW OPEN for Applications

The BOPA-PRUK research award This award provides pharmacy professionals who are new to research with the extra incentive to get their research career started. Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK) and the…

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By BOPA Committee on 26th January 2021

Wellbeing Apps – NHS Staff FREE Access Extended to end of March 2021

The offer of free access to a range of mental health apps for NHS staff has also been extended until 31 March 2021. The apps include: Daylight Headspace Sleepio Unmind…

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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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