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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. 

  • 4 June 2015
    Anne MacMillan (physio), Jenny Bayliss (OT), Zoe O’Reilly (OT), Dorinda Moffatt (physio), Anne Hughes (OT) and Jaqui Maggs (OT) Dorinda Moffatt is a palliative care specialist physiotherapist at the Prospect Hospice in Swindon and the only full-time...
  • 2 June 2015
    The Organising Committee is pleased to welcome the submission of abstracts for the 11th Palliative Care Congress.  Anyone wishing to submit an abstract can do so between 9am on Friday 22 May and 5pm on Friday 25 September 2015 (...
  • 2 June 2015
    Melanie Thomas: very excited that children with lymphoedema will get the same service as adults An advertisement for the band 8a role will be published in two to three weeks on the NHS Jobs website. According to Melanie Thomas, physiotherapist and...
  • 1 June 2015
    See MP Mailshot document below for further details and please consider signing and supporting the British Lymphology Society’s petition to calling for a lymphoedema strategy for England.
  • 11 May 2015
    The purpose of this presentation is to describe the development and implementation of a physical therapy program within Hospital-based Comprehensive Oncology Program using the Administration, Education & Communication model, and to evaluate its...
  • 6 May 2015
    This year there are more cross cutting themes including: Leading for Change Research into Practice Workforce Development Public Health, Prevention and Wellbeing As with previous years, the CSP is providing each professional network a 10%...
  • 6 May 2015
    We have now created an ACPOPC facebook page www.facebook.com/oncologypalliativephysio The page is another method of us sharing information about our activities, courses, jobs and other relevant information pertaining to our specialty. It is also an...
  • 1 April 2015
    The Independent Cancer Taskforce has published its Statement of Intent. You can find a copy here: http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-us/cancer-taskforce  
  • 1 April 2015
    We are pleased to announce that the Physical activity: encouraging activity in all people in contact with the NHS quality standard (QS84) has been published on the NICE website today. You can view the quality standard by following this link: ...
  • 31 March 2015
    Please find links to the Womb Cancer Alliance Priority Setting Partnership, which has formally launched its questionnaire on 23/3/15.  This is a piece of work to support the direction of the priorities for Womb Cancer research nationally and...
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