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

By Netty Cracknell on 8th June 2018

EAHP Medicines Shortages Survey 2018

BOPA takes medicines shortages very seriously as shortages of vital cancer medicines have a big impact for patients and BOPA members who have to spend time and effort dealing with…

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By Steve Williamson on 6th June 2018

Home again but team #BOPA still has more to deliver!

The #BOPA team are all safely home, but the hard work and commitment continues. We are all tasked with producing a detailed write up on the new data we felt…

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By * BOPA Committee on 1st June 2018

Follow #BOPA Bursary team on twitter and watch out for website content

The BOPA bursary Party – Steve, Alkis, Marcus, Kelly, Debra, Hannah, Joe, Charlie,  James, Kumud, Calum are in Chicago at the ASCO conference.  They are 6 hours behind the UK,…

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By Steve Williamson on 22nd May 2018

Introduction to Oncology Course is back for 2018

Yesterday we held the first Introduction to Oncology course of 2018 at the Royal Marsden Hospital in central London. It was a great success! The day included discussing pharmaceutical care…

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By Steve Williamson on 18th May 2018

Congratulations to BOPA member Iain Rivans (Pharmacist at NHS Fife – Victoria Hospital)

The BOPA Committee were delighted to learn of one of our members, Iain Rivans, winning an unsunghero award.  See http://www.unsungheroawards.com/2018-winners  I’m sure as pharmacy professionals we can all relate to unsung…

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By Steve Williamson on 16th May 2018

Cancer Pharmacy Workforce

Dear BOPA members    Many of you may have noted the various workforce publications that have circulated recently.  As a committee we wanted to assure all members that BOPA has…

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By Bryn Thomas on 12th May 2018

Registration is now OPEN for the 21st Annual BOPA Symposium

Friday 12 – Sunday 14 October 2018 The International Convention Centre (ICC), BirminghamRegister here Symposium Information here

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By * BOPA Committee on 12th May 2018

The BOPA Introduction to Oncology Course is back for 2018!

The popular Introduction to Oncology Course is back for 2018 and we are delighted to now be able to share the agenda for the day!! The course is aimed at…

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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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