Surrey ehealth vacancy

December 12, 2017

The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating research activities relating to the eHealth theme; identifying and taking forward new research ideas over 20 months. See


School of Health Sciences

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £31,604 to £32,548 per annum
  Fixed Term
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Wednesday 29 November 2017
Closing Date:  Monday 08 January 2018
Interview Date:  Wednesday 31 January 2018
Reference:  096917

Webcast series from IPOS

December 6, 2017

IPOS presents the Multilingual Core Curriculum in Psycho-Oncology – a FREE online lecture series of ten webcasts, funded by the European School of Oncology (ESO):

“Managing Suicide Risk in Cancer Patients”
by Maggie Watson PhD and Luigi Grassi MD
Maggie Watson PhD
Course Evaluation
“Sexuality and Cancer”
by Woet Gianotten MD and Annette Hasenburg MD
Tim Hartung
Course Evaluation
“Management of Depression in Cancer Patients”
by Madeline Li MD, PhD and Gary Rodin MD
Madeline Li MD, PhD and Gary Rodin MD
Course Evaluation
“Cancer: A Family Affair”
by Lea Baider PhD
Talia Zaider PhD
Course Evaluation
“Loss, Grief and Bereavement”
by David Kissane MD
David Kissane MD
Course Evaluation
“Palliative Care for the Psycho-Oncologist”
by William Breitbart MD
William Breitbart MD
Course Evaluation
“Ethical Implications of Psycho-Oncology”
by Antonella Surbone MD, PhD, FACP
Antonella Surbone MD, PhD, FACP
Course Evaluation
“Psychosocial Interventions: Evidence and Methods for Supporting Cancer Patients”
by Maggie Watson PhD & Barry Bultz PhD
Maggie Watson PhD and Barry Bultz PhD
Course Evaluation
“Communication and Interpersonal Skills in Cancer Care”
by Walter F. Baile MD
William Breitbart MD
Course Evaluation
“Anxiety and Adjustment Disorders in Cancer Patients”
by Katalin Muszbek MD
William Breitbart MD
Course Evaluation
“Distress Management in Cancer”
by Jimmie C. Holland MD
Jimmie C. Holland MD
Course Evaluation
“Depression and Depressive Disorders in Cancer Patients”
by Luigi Grassi MD and Yosuke Uchitomi MD, PhD
Paul Packer MD
Course Evaluation
“Psychosocial Assessment in Cancer Patients”
by Uwe Koch MD, PhD and Anja Mehnert PhD
Sean Reed
Course Evaluation

New honorary member

December 5, 2017

We are delighted that Dame Professor Lesley Fallowfield, who has been a member of BPOS since inception, has accepted our invitation to become an honorary member of BPOS. She will attend the conference in March. 

Survivorship an IPOS/ ESMO-ECPC guide for patients

November 19, 2017

A Patient Guide on Survivorshiphas been created by the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) and European Cancer Patient Coalition (ECPC) in collaboration with International Psycho-Oncology Society (IPOS). It contains information on support in coping with the new reality, life after initial treatment, preventive health, and follow-up care. It also enables keeping a personal health record / survivorship care planning.

Extended joint 2018 BPOS and NCRI conference abstract submission deadline

November 10, 2017

Extended abstract submission deadline for to Fri 17th Nov 2017 

Bursaries available for 2018 conference

October 31, 2017

We have one PhD student bursary (for students who wish to present at the conference) and one consumer bursary available. These bursaries will cover the cost of full conference registration (both days including accommodation), conference dinner and second class travel to the conference (up to a maximum of £150).

The deadline to apply for both bursaries is Monday 4th of December 2017, you will be notified if you have been successful by Friday 15th December 2017. 

If you wish to apply for the student bursary please email Lorraine Warrington ( with your name, place of study, year of study, title of presentation and a statement of why you wish to attend the conference. Please note – you must have submitted an abstract to be eligible for the student bursary. The bursary will be awarded to the student whose abstract achieves the highest rating from the scientific committee (this is done blind to authorship).  In the event of a tie the decision will be based on the submitted statement.

If you wish to apply for the consumer bursary please email Lorraine Warrington ( with a brief paragraph outlining why you would like to attend.  The bursary winner will be drawn from a hat!

Abstracts open for BPOS 2018 in Southampton!

September 27, 2017

 We hope you will join us in Southampton next year, at our annual conference. See here for more information

New PhD opportunity

September 3, 2017

Exciting PhD opportunity 'Living Better with Advanced Breast Cancer (LIBERATE): Symptom-reporting, self-management and signposting support for metastatic breast cancer'.

Funded by Breast Cancer Now and in the Leeds Institute of Cancer and Pathology,  Patient Centred Outcomes Research (PCOR), Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Leeds the supervisors are: Dr Fiona Kennedy, Dr Kate Absolom, Dr Clare Harley, Professor Galina Velikova.

To apply for this scholarship applicants should complete a Faculty Scholarship Application form and send this alongside a full academic CV, degree transcripts (or marks so far if still studying) and degree certificates to the Faculty Graduate School

Also required are 2 academic references to support your application. Please ask your referees to send these references on your behalf, directly to by no later than 16th September 2017

 If you have already applied for other scholarships using the Faculty Scholarship Application form you do not need to complete this form again. Instead you should email to inform the Leeds team you would like to be considered for this scholarship project.

 Any queries regarding the application process should be directed to 

 Closing date for this studentship is 11th September 2017

See our Positions vacant section in the Adversisements meny choice for more details.


Present your trial ideas to the NCRI CSG

July 27, 2017

The NCRI Supportive & Palliative Care Clinical Studies Group (CSG) are holding a Trials Meeting on 25 September 2017 at the Warwick Business School, the Shard, London.

The meeting aims to bring together experts in supportive and palliative care cancer research to hear of the latest advances and emerging research opportunities, review the current supportive and palliative care research portfolio and share aspirations and agendas with other Clinical Studies Groups (CSGs) and research groups in UK and beyond.

It is relevant for medical oncologists, clinical oncologists, radiologists, research nurses, trial coordinators, allied health professionals and other medical professionals with an interest in supportive and palliative care cancer research.

» Programme

We are accepting new trial ideas for the new proposals workshop in the afternoon. If you are interested in presenting a trial idea to a panel of experts in supportive and palliative care and receiving feedback, please see new trial proposals form (word document) for further information. The trial proposals submission deadline is 5pm, 25 August 2017.

Registration will be opening in due course. If you wish to receive an email for when registration opens, please email Nanita Dalal at

I would be grateful if you could please forward this email round your networks, as appropriate.


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.


Apologies if you receive this email more than once.


Best wishes,




Nanita Dalal

Clinical Studies Groups Coordinator


National Cancer Research Institute
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Older People’s Cancer Voices Learning Events

July 23, 2017



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