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By BOPA Committee on 12th May 2020

BOPA Executive Committee Minutes – February 2020 

Please see minutes for the February BOPA Executive TCON HERE

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By BOPA Committee on 12th May 2020

BOPA Executive Committee Minutes – January 2020

Please see minutes for the January BOPA Executive TCON HERE

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By Alia Nizam on 1st May 2020

National SACT regimen-specific consent forms – Publication update ‘Guidance on remote consent’

  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic the guidance with three potential scenarios for remote consent is now available. On behalf of the  SACT consent form national steering group, the…

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By Steve Williamson on 30th April 2020

NHSE Interim treatment options

Message from Steve Williamson, NHS England Lead Cancer Pharmacist 29th April 2020 – NHSE Interim treatment options   Dear Colleague You may have seen that NICE has published an updated…

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By Rob Duncombe - BOPA Treasurer on 22nd April 2020

ISOPP Conference

BOPA is please to inform our membership that the ISOPP 2019 conference generated a surplus. In line with HMRC guidance this surplus will be classed as restricted funds and will…

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By MOGA on 9th April 2020

MOGA (the Medical Oncology Group of Australia): Practical considerations for the management of cancer patients during the COVID19 pandemic

Please find the pre-print of the Segelov paper which has been endorsed by MOGA (the Medical Oncology Group of Australia) and is awaiting publication. Click here

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By Netty Cracknell on 8th April 2020

BOPA Guidance on the contents of a SACT protocol

A guide for members on what information is recommended to be included in a SACT protocol.   Available here: https://www.bopa.org.uk/resources/bopa-guidance-on-contents-of-sact-protocol/ 

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By Netty Cracknell on 8th April 2020

BOPA Cancer Pharmacy Education and Training Standards

This programme has been developed to ensure that there is a baseline standard for training for all pharmacy staff within the UK who verify SACT prescriptions or discuss treatment with…

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By Alia.Nizam@gstt.nhs.uk on 7th April 2020

National generic immunotherapy consent form

The consent form project team is pleased to announce that the national generic immunotherapy consent form has been reviewed and is now available on the CRUK website at: www.cruk.org/sact_consent. The…

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By BOPA on 3rd April 2020

Advice for community pharmacists:

BOPA have produced a practical information sheet for pharmacists supporting cancer patients in the community setting.  Please share this information with your community colleagues, and encourage them to sign up…

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By Netty Cracknell on 1st April 2020

BOPA website FREE sections for 3 months + 15 months membership for existing members

Dear All, The BOPA committee are pleased to state that the e-learning modules, the general forum and all resources on the BOPA website are now free for all healthcare professionals…

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By BOPA Committee on 31st March 2020

UKCPA Webinar Number 2 – Critical Care Update

Critical Care Pharmacy Q&A – Tuesday 31 March | 7pm – 8pm UKCPA Critical Care Committee Experts Greg Barton, Specialist Pharmacist, Critical Care and Burns, Mark Borthwick, Consultant Pharmacist Critical…

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