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Oncology and Palliative Care physiotherapy news

Our news pages cover the latest developments, research, ACPOPC updates and other articles from a range of sources and covering many aspects of physiotherapy in oncology and palliative care. 

  • 12 December 2017
    I am a senior commissioning manager and I wondered if you had any literature, documents or resources regarding in-house hospice therapy teams. Previously in our area, hospices had therapy teams who provided support in outpatients, on the wards and...
  • 20 November 2017
    ACPOPC Committee members manned a stand at the CSP conference in Birmingham on the 10th & 11th November. There was interest from a range of different people, including student physiotherapists, oncology physiotherapists and those working in more...
  • 20 November 2017
    There is currently a lack of research or guidelines for the management of patients with known metastatic bone disease, for whom surgical intervention has been excluded.This study aims to address the gap in the knowledge base by gathering insight from...
  • 3 November 2017
    Mhairi Morris is a Biochemistry Lecturer at Loughborough University, and is a cancer researcher interested in the role of physical activity in preventing cancer growth and spread. She is interested in conducting research into the...
  • 20 October 2017
    The day is titled 'Complexities and Co-morbidities in Oncology and Palliative Care'. Full event and booking details will follow shortly
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  • 23 September 2017
    More and more people are living with the consequences of cancer and its treatment - what we have termed Living With and Beyond Cancer. But there’s not enough research relevant to living with and beyond cancer. The National Cancer Research Institute is...
  • 8 August 2017
    The framework is designed to support managers, teams and individuals by identifying competences that apply to the majority of AHPs working with people affected by cancer. It will assist individuals and organisations to use competence to support...
  • 27 July 2017
    This is an exciting job opportunity which was previously held by a physiotherapist. Please see the link below for details The vacancy is advertised externally and the closing date is 14-Aug-2017. If you have any queries please contact Lallita...
  • 20 July 2017
    The WCRF Regular Grant Programme funds research into the effects of diet, nutrition (including body composition) and physical activity on cancer prevention and survivors. This aims to help the WCRF to achieve their mission of living in a...
  • 5 July 2017
    The 1st international conference on Physical Therapy in Oncology is being held in Amsterdam on June 5th 2018. Please see the link below for more details and a preliminary programme 
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