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

By Steve Williamson on 5th December 2016

New BOPA Chair

The BOPA committee are pleased to announce that the new chair of BOPA is Steve Williamson. Steve is a Consultant Cancer Pharmacist based at Northumbria Healthcare Trust in the North…

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By Steve Williamson on 24th November 2016

20th Annual BOPA Symposium

DATE FOR DIARY  6th – 8th October 2017 Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre

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By Netty Cracknell on 13th October 2016

Welcome to the new home of BOPA!

The British Oncology Pharmacy Association (BOPA) is pleased to announce the re-launch of its website, bopawebsite.org. The completely redesigned website provides a modern user-friendly navigation compatible with mobile devices, bringing…

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By Netty Cracknell on 11th October 2016

Chemotherapy and Pharmacy Advisory Service of the National Institute for Health Research Looking for New Panel Members

The Chemotherapy and Pharmacy Advisory Service (CPAS) are currently seeking new panel members. The CPAS panel review draft and near final protocols to support investigators and each panel member will be asked…

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By Netty Cracknell on 11th October 2016

New Guidance and Forms for Consent for Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy

The Chemotherapy Board, with support from Cancer Research UK, has published guidance on consent for Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy (SACT). The guidance is accompanied by national SACT site – and regimen-specific…

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By Steve Williamson on 11th October 2016

Promoting Early Identification of Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapies Side Effects: Two Approaches

In response to concerns that patients often delay reporting serious Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy (SACT) side effects, the National Chemotherapy Board (NCB) has developed guidance to improve side effect reporting. Two…

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By Steve Williamson on 30th September 2016

New Funding Partnership with Pharmacy Research UK

The Research Awards will support projects in translational and health service research related to oncology and haematology pharmacy with a focus on patient benefit and provide a platform for novice…

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By Steve Williamson on 23rd September 2016

BOPA Committee would like to congratulate Jackie Lewis on her award

Unafraid to explore areas traditionally outside the remit of community pharmacy, Lewis Pharmacy has made a huge difference to its local community. Its service to cancer patients is a prime…

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