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British Psychosocial Oncology Society

BPOS:  Promoting the advancement of education, clinical practice, and research in psychosocial oncology

The British Psychosocial Oncology Society (BPOS), founded in 1983, aims to advance and promote knowledge of psychosocial oncology. We welcome members from across the disciplines, who have an interest in education and research in psychosocial oncology. Our members work not only with people who have been diagnosed with cancer but also their families, friends and the professionals who care for them through all stages of the care pathway. BPOS is a member of the IPOS International Federation of National Psychosocial Oncology Societies. We warmly welcome you to our site and hope you will join us on our journey!

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BPOS Annual conference March 8-9

 We look forward to seeing you at our annual conference, which is a highly enjoyable event with a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. 

IPOS Survivorship Online Survey

This survey is to gauge current involvement in clinical services and research with cancer patients/survivors in various age groups and their family caregivers. As the first phase of this initiative, the current survey is asking healthcare professionals, researchers, and teachers about their perception of unmet needs for providing optimal care to persons touched by cancer around the globe.  See https://ipos-society.org/ipos-survivorship-online-survey/


Research Associate – Cancer Care
School of Health Sciences
University of Central Lancashire
0.5 FTE
Salary: £29,799 to £34,520 (pro-rata) (Grade G)
Closing Date: 4th March 2018
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BPOS Executive Committee vacancies

We are looking for some new members to join the committee during 2018.

Expressions of interest are sought for an oncologist to replace Dr Carey Mc-Donald-Smith, and also a Chair (or Chair-elect) to take over from Eila Watson when her term ends.

We also welcome applications for two new student representatives to replace our current reps, Will and Jenny, who have come to the end of their term.

Applications are by covering letter explaining why you are applying, and a short CV, sent to BPOS Secretary Sarah (s.dickinson@leeds.ac.uk) by 26 Feb, 5pm. Or contact Eila, ewatson@brookes.ac.uk (BPOS Chair) for further information.