The Faculty for Oncology and Palliative Care exists to support psychologists working in the specialist area of oncology and palliative care.
Membership of the Faculty is open to members of the British Psychological Society.
If you are already a member of the Society and you wish to join the Faculty, send the following details to [email protected]
- Membership Number
- Name of Member Network you would like to join
- Grade of Member Network membership you are applying for
Your membership record will be updated and payment taken as per your current payment arrangements.
There are three grades of faculty membership:
For psychologists who are Full Members of the Division of Clinical Psychology (DCP) and who work in or have an interest or expertise in the field of oncology and palliative care.
For psychologists who are General (Pre-Training) and In-Training members of the Division of Clinical Psychology (DCP). Affiliate members may take part in discussions but may not vote.
For General members of the Division of Clinical Psychology (DCP) and non-Division members. Associate members may take part in discussions but may not vote.
If you are not already a member, you can join the Section at the same time as applying for membership of the society:
Benefits of Belonging
Benefits of Faculty of Oncology and Palliative Care membershipShow content
The Faculty aims to promote a wider understanding of psychological work in oncology and palliative care settings by sharing information and supporting the interests of members in their activities. In addition they promote and supportadvances in psychosocial knowledge and research and raises awareness of cultural and other differences in oncology and palliative care.
Benefits include a membership announcement list, an online discussion forum and reduced rates at the Faculty annual conference.
Member Announcement Email ListShow content
The Faculty of Oncology and Palliative Care uses its membership announcement email list to inform its members of activities and initiatives that are relevant to their interests and to make requests for engagement on topical issues.
By becoming a member of the Faculty you are automatically added to the announcement list.
To receive these emails you will need to:
- become a member of the Faculty of Oncology and Palliative Care
- opt into receiving email communication and provide a working email address
These preferences can be updated by logging into your BPS website account.
If you have any queries, please contact Member Network Services.
To assist us in responding to your query please make sure to include your membership number and quote 'Faculty of Oncology and Palliative Care announcement email' in the subject line.
Member Discussion Email ListShow content
To join the discussion list you will need to be:
- a member of the Faculty of Oncology and Palliative Care
- opted into receiving email communication from the Society (you can change your preference by logging onto your account via the BPS website)
To join the discussion list email Member Network Services quoting ‘Faculty of Oncology and Palliative Care Discussion List’ and your membership number in the subject line.
Getting involved with Faculty of Oncology and Palliative CareShow content
The Faculty of Oncology and Palliative Care relies on a wide range of people getting involved, and the work of the Faculty is largely achieved through the dedication of unpaid volunteers.
Our volunteers come from a wide range of different backgrounds, whether they be practitioners or academics, or full members or in-training members, and together form an open and inclusive community.