ABOUT US

The Chemotherapy Board provides guidance, oversight and support for the continuing development of chemotherapy services in the UK.

History

The Chemotherapy Board was established in 2013 by The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR), the Royal College of Physicians (RCP), the Association of Cancer Physicians (ACP), the Royal College of Pathologists (RCPath), the British Oncology Pharmacy Association (BOPA) and the UK Oncology Nursing Society (UKONS). The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) is also a member through The Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG) and Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer (TYAC). The Board has representation from across the four UK nations and from other organisations closely involved in chemotherapy services.

 

THE BOARD’S STRATEGIC ROLE INCLUDES:

Working collaboratively with other groups and organisations across the UK involved in the the delivery of chemotherapy services, including chemotherapy clinical reference group ad the joint collegiate council for oncology. 

Advising on the development and delivery of safe, high-quality chemotherapy services. 

Coordinating work at a national level to support commissioning and delivery of services locally.

PROFESSIONAL BODIES THAT ARE MEMBERS

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UKONS
RCPath
RCR
acp
BOPA
RCP

THE BOARD'S FORWARD WORK PROGRAMME INCLUDES:

CONTRIBUTING STAKEHOLDER VIEWS TO THE CHEMOTHERAPY CLINICAL REFERENCE GROUP IN ITS DEVELOPMENT OF COMMISSIONING POLICIES

DEVELOPING A STRATEGY AND STRUCTURE FOR WORKFORCE PLANNING AND TRAINING

SUPPORTING AND ENCOURAGING THE DEVELOPMENT OF DATA SOURCES TO EVALUATE CHEMOTHERAPY SERVICE PROVISION

DEVELOPING PROFESSIONAL GUIDANCE AND STANDARDS FOR CHEMOTHERAPY SERVICE DELIVERY

SUPPORTING AND ENCOURAGING RESEARCH IN CHEMOTHERAPY, BY WORKING COLLABORATIVELY WITH THE RESEARCH COMMUNITY.