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ACP McElwain Prizes

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Applications are invited for the ACP McElwain Prizes (£1,000).  These annual awards were established by the friends and colleagues of Professor Tim McElwain to commemorate his extraordinary contribution to the development of Medical Oncology in the UK.  They are open to trainees in Medical Oncology who are members of the Association of Cancer Physicians.

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ACP members please don't forget to update your details

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You should already have received details of our new database from our new association management company, Meeting Makers. To those who have re-registered as members through this database, thank you. For others, please take the time to complete this. If you have not received the message from Meeting Makers, or you have mislaid or deleted it, please let ACP secretary Alison Norton know. The new A...
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Association of Cancer Physicians AGM 2017 - book your place

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The ACP is pleased to announce that this year’s Association of Cancer Physicians AGM will be held at 10:30-12.00 on Thursday 15th June. This year the ACP is joining the UK Oncology Forum in the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel and holding the AGM directly before the Oncology Forum meeting in the hope that many members will take the opportunity to stay for the rest of the Forum’s ...
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ACP Oncology Prizes

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The ACP is pleased to offer prizes for 2017 to both medical students and Postgraduate trainees at FY/CMT level, to try and stimulate an interest in oncology and recognise excellence in cancer research.

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ACP Presentation to ShoT Committee - 31st Jan 2017

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A senior ACP representative group met with the Shape of Training (ShOT) Steering Committee to put forward the case for the need for medical oncology to remain an acute-medicine-free specialty both as consultants and for the majority of our training.

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ePrescribing of SACT, and IT systems for Oncology

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In the NHS we use multiple software systems to record data on cancer patients and also to prescribe treatment. There is a lack of coordination between both suppliers and users and the result can often feel like a fragmented system. We carried out a survey of oncologists in various centres around the country to find out more about the systems in use. The results are available here. Dr Rebecca He...
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RCP: "Underfunded, underdoctored, overstretched: The NHS in 2016"

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ACP members are well aware from their work supporting patients with cancer, that the NHS is under incredible pressure with increasing demand and limited resources. The Royal College of Physicians has launched their Mission: Health campaign to highlight some of the issues and possible solutions.  
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