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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. 

  • 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...
  • 20 September 2017
    Unfortunately due to low numbers of delegates the ACPOPC Committee has made the difficult decision to cancel the Autumn Conference in Cardiff on 5th & 6th October. There will be a 1 day conference in Spring 2018 which will continue the focus on...
  • 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 
  • 5 July 2017
    There are still a few spaces available on the Lymphoedema Principles & Practice module at the Royal Marsden in November. For more details please see the file below
  • 22 June 2017
    Please see this message related to GVHD patients: My name is Jaleel and I am a physiotherapist from the UK but currently working abroad with GVHD patients post allo bone marrow transplant.  I have managed to gear the interest of some ...
  • 2 June 2017
    ACPOPC member, Clare Lait, is doing a research study as part of a final year dissertation for an MSc at Southampton University to investigate what the demographics and current practice of physiotherapists accessing the special interest network...
  • 31 March 2017
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