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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. 

  • 2 August 2016
    Motor neurone disease affects about 4,000 people in England and Wales - photo: Motor Neurone Disease Association The education champion for the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care made her comments following the publication of...
  • 19 July 2016
    'I am a physiotherapist working on the Stem Cell Transplant ward at Hamilton Health Sciences, Ontario, Canada. As we are working on developing a new SCT ward, I am looking for information on physiotherapy set up on other SCT wards around the world....
  • 2 June 2016
    Physio Lesley Sayliss (far right) and other members of the end of life care education team. Clinical educator for AHPs Lesley Sayliss is one of four trainers on a two-year palliative/end of life care education project. Funded by the charity Macmillan...
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  • 27 April 2016
    ACPOPC member, Clare Lait, a specialist cancer physiotherapist who works privately and for the NHS in Gloucestershire and Liz O’Riordan, an Consultant Oncoplastic Breast surgeon (diagnosed with breast cancer last year), who works in Ipswich are...
  • 19 April 2016
    In light of the cancellation of the Spring Study Day, the ACPOPC committee would like to ask members a few questions about the ACPOPC study days and future themes.  We would be grateful if you would complete the survey linked below, it should take...
  • 6 April 2016
    The aim of the case studies will be to illustrate the:
  • 5 April 2016
    ACPOPC regret that due to the small number of bookings received the Spring Study Day in Birmingham on 18th April 2016 is cancelled. If you have already booked a place you will receive a full refund for your study day ticket.  
  • 5 April 2016
    NHS England published new rehabilitation guidance on 1st April. This guidance is intended for use by clinical commissioning groups to support them in commissioning rehabilitation services for their local population. It may also be of use to...
  • 5 April 2016
  • 29 March 2016
    The aim of the research is to assess whether using an existing cardiac rehabilitation service an acceptable model of rehabilitation to aid the recovery of cancer patients? CANCER PATIENT ELIGIBILITY Adults who have been i) diagnosed with primary...
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