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By Steve Williamson on 10th May 2018

BOPA Webinar – How Cancer Drugs are Funded in NHS England – David Thomson

Don’t miss out on the chance to hear David Thomson present on NHSE – Appraisal and Funding of Cancer Drugs for the upcoming BOPA Webinar on 16/5/18! David is an…

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By Bryn Thomas on 8th May 2018

BOPA launches first Advanced Clinical Update in Oncology Course

BOPA’s first Advanced Clinical Update in Oncology Course on Monday 30th April was a great success! We had 58 people attend at the Royal Marsden Hospital in central London. The day…

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By Bryn Thomas on 3rd May 2018

SACT consent forms on Cancer Research UK website

  National Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy (SACT) consent forms – for urology (germ cell), breast and oesophago-gastric cancers published.   Regimen-specific consent forms for the following tumour groups have been published…

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By Steve Williamson on 3rd May 2018

Message from the Chair NHS Pharmaceutical Aseptic Services Group

Dear Colleagues, Further to my previous communications on this subject, and for your information, the advice note in relation to the testing commissioned by BBraun on their NRFit lock syringes with…

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By Steve Williamson on 27th April 2018

SPRING MINI UPDATE FROM THE COMMITTEE

Hello BOPA Members,  Firstly Good luck to Emma Groves and Isalm Elkonaissi from BOPA Exec who are speaking at pharmacy congress today!! Well after a long winter we have had some…

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By Netty Cracknell on 29th March 2018

Rob and Emma off to the ISOPP Conference in China!

Check out the @BOPACommittee twitter feed.  As part of preparation for BOPA hosting ISOPP international Oncology Pharmacy Conference in London 2019, two of our Exec Committee members are off to…

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By * BOPA Committee on 27th March 2018

BURSARY SCHEME WINNERS

We have our winners!! the judges were delighted by the enthusiasm and engagement of BOPA members, after reviewing the tie break video submissions this weekend the winners have been chosen. …

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By Steve Williamson on 7th March 2018

Introduction to oncology course 2018

Dear colleagues   Please circulate widely within your teams and local contacts.  Are you new to oncology or do you work with colleagues who are new to oncology?   The…

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By Steve Williamson on 5th March 2018

Planned essential server maintenance

Dear Website User,   Due to planned essential server maintenance the BOPA website may be temporary unavailable on the morning of Wed 7th March.   Please accept our apologies for…

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By Steve Williamson on 2nd March 2018

New NICE material on Chemotherapy Dose Standardisation

Chemotherapy dose standardisation: Key therapeutic topic [KTT22]   This document summarises the evidence-base on chemotherapy dose standardisation. It is a key therapeutic topic which has been identified to support medicines…

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By Steve Williamson on 7th February 2018

BOPA World Cancer Day Twitter Campagin

On World Cancer day BOPA and BOPA Committee members showed unity and shared what this day means for an oncology pharmacist, which prompted people to think and reflect. This was…

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By Steve Williamson on 7th February 2018

National Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy (SACT) consent forms – forms for HPB and prostate cancers published

Regimen-specific consent forms for the following tumour groups have been published on the Cancer Research UK website: • Hepato Pancreato Biliary (HPB) cancers – 10 forms • Urology-Prostate cancers –…

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