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British Psychosocial Oncology Society

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

A member of the IPOS International Federation of National Psychosocial Oncology Societies

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.  We warmly welcome you to our site and hope you will join us on our journey!

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We’ll be taking time to highlight some of the fantastic speakers at our upcoming BPOS 2022 conference. First up is @Sean_C_Ralph who will discuss his work on LGBTQ+ health inequalities in cancer care.

We’re looking forward to seeing you all virtually next year for our annual conference on the 28th – 29th April 2022. Click here to register now: https://www.delegate-reg.co.uk/bpos2022/ and get your abstracts in by 10am on the 12th January.

Practical overview of ACT and Mindfulness approaches in the context of cancer https://www.bps.org.uk/events/practical-overview-act-and-mindfulness-approaches-context-cancer anyone with an interest in #cancer and #psychology are welcome! This online event is open to non-BPS members too! Join us! @BPOSUK @BPSOfficial @BPSScot @BPS_dhp_lead_ET

We are very excited to announce that abstract submissions for our 2022 @bposuk conference are now live. Head over to: https://www.delegate-reg.co.uk/bpos2022/ to find out more and register.

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BPOS Annual Conference – 2022

We are pleased to announce that our next annual conference will take place virtually on Thursday the 28th – Friday the 29th April 2022. The theme for this conference is Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in psychosocial oncology. We have the following keynote presentations confirmed:

  • Sean Ralph, Consultant Therapeutic Radiographer in prostate cancer, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust 
  • Prof Afaf Girgis, Honorary Professor, Psycho-oncology Research Group, Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney
  • Zahida Ramzan-Asghar, Senior Lawyer, Government Legal Department

Abstract submissions on this topic, or the wider aspects of psychosocial oncology, are encouraged.

To find out more, and to register for the conference, head to: https://www.delegate-reg.co.uk/bpos2022/

BPOS Executive Committee Vacancies (Chair elect/Chair & Psychology Rep)

We have vacancies for enthusiastic and committed individuals to fill the following positions on the BPOS Executive Committee.

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