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

By Emma and Seonaid  on 30th March 2020

Message from the BOPA Committee Co-Chairs

We wanted to touch base with you all and to let you know that your committee are here for you. The past few weeks have been a whirlwind and both…

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By Netty Cracknell on 27th March 2020

Geoff Saunders retirement announcement

Geoff qualified as a Pharmacist in 1982 and has held a variety of NHS roles as an oncology pharmacist since then. His current role of Consultant Oncology Pharmacist at the…

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By ACP on 27th March 2020

ACP trainees’ committee has put together a short message to cancer patients

Dear all, Understandably, anxiety amongst cancer patients during the current coronavirus crisis is high.  In view of this, the ACP trainees’ committee has put together a short message to cancer…

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By RPS on 27th March 2020

Message from RPS: COVID-19

Dear All, Hope you and your teams are keeping well and staying safe. Thank you for the calls and emails over the last couple of weeks. Your insights and inputs…

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By Netty Cracknell on 26th March 2020

Dedicated page on the BOPA website to collate all COVID-19 resources

The BOPA digital committee have now set up a dedicated page on the BOPA website to collate all COVID-19 documents and share learning. Please access it here Please submit your…

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By Netty Cracknell on 25th March 2020

Useful Info: Coronavirus Update 25th March 2020

For information, this has just been published by RPS: Introduction to Critical Care: A COVID19 Rapid Response Document   and   This programme has been created by Health Education England…

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By Netty Cracknell on 21st March 2020

Useful Info: Coronavirus Update 21st March 2020

Please see link to Rapid guidelines systemic anticancer treatments. here: https://www.nice.org.uk/covid-19   and   Message from our Independent Sector Rep on the BOPA commitee, Netty Cracknell: I have been informed of the following: In…

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By Netty Cracknell on 19th March 2020

Useful Info: Coronavirus Update 19th March 2020

Please see link to ‘What the coronavirus bill will do’ from the government. Click here   and   One Cancer Voice publication: Advice on Coronavirus for people with cancer Click…

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By Netty Cracknell on 18th March 2020

Cancer patient management during the coronavirus pandemic

Please see guide from NHS about cancer patient management during the coronavirus pandemic. Click here  

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By melanie.lowe2@christie.nhs.uk on 16th March 2020

Calling All Technicians

Mel our technician rep on the BOPA executive committee would like all technicians to make sure that they tick the box in their profile stating they work as a technician…

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By Islam.Elkonaissi@rmh.nhs.uk on 16th March 2020

RPS Early Careers Pharmacist (ECP) Advisory Group

RPS recognises the importance in both listening and supporting our Early Careers Pharmacists and so launched  the RPS Early Careers Pharmacist (ECP) Advisory Group. The purpose of the group is…

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By Nick Duncan on 11th March 2020

Update about BMT meeting 13th March 2020

Given the ongoing developments in terms of COVID-19, the UK BMT Pharmacists’ Group has taken the decision to postpone the educational meeting that was due to take place in London…

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