- Low stocks of red blood cells: RCR‑ACP recommendations Red blood cell stocks held by the NHS Blood and Transplant Service are currently low. An amber alert has been issued, with a risk of moving to red alert.
- New cancer genomics resource A brand new e-learning resource on the Fundamentals of Cancer Genomics is now available. Access is free until August 2023.
- FRCR Part 1 Practice Questions for Examination This new resource has been devised to help clinical oncology trainees practice for their FRCR exams and covers radiobiology and cancer biology, statistics, physics and pharmacology. Access free until 1 Sept.
The Faculty of Clinical Oncology is working to promote the specialty on a wide platform of activities, setting standards for entry to, and practice in, clinical oncology, and leading and supporting clinical oncologists during their careers.
The work of the Faculty is developed by and with members and Fellows of the RCR and close collaborative working with other professional bodies and the public and patients. The RCR has set out a blueprint for the future of clinical oncology over the next decade: Clinical Oncology – the future shape of the specialty (PDF) as well as the workforce that will be needed to deliver future services: Clinical oncology workforce: the case for expansion (PDF).