UKONS Annual Conference 2012


The UK Oncology Nurses Society (UKONS) for the 4th year running had their joint annual meeting with the British Oncology Pharmacy Association (BOPA).

Approximately 550 delegates attended over 4 days to catch up, share practices, parallel workstreams both relevant to oncology nurses and oncology pharmacists. Plus a poster display and of course an exhibition supported by industry.


Conference Report

Please click here to view the meeting report from the 2012 UKONS Annual Conference.

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UKONS CONFERENCE – HARROGATE 18-21 October 2012 - DELEGATE REPORTS

Natalie Wilkinson, CNS Gynae-oncology, Royal Marsden Hospital

Louise Causer, CNS Radioisotope Therapy, Royal Marsden Hospital

Keetje Gull, Sister Critical Care Unit, Royal Marsden Hospital

Vanda Ribeiro, CNS Breast Care, Royal Marsden Hospital

Joy Bailey, Lead chemotherapy nurse, East Cheshire Hospital

Ursula McMahon, Acute Oncology Project Nurse, Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh NHS Foundation Trust


Presentations from the UKONS Annual Conference 2012

Speaker Description Download
Tracie Miles International vaginal dilator guidelines Tracie_Miles1.pdf
Debbie Fenlon Self-management support - helping cancer survivors to help themselves Deborah_Fenlon.pdf
Emma Ream Informal carers in the chemotherapy setting: valuable yet undervalued? Emma_Ream.pdf
Lynn Holmes Late effects of pelvic radiotherapy and their management Lynn_Holmes.pdf
Richard Towers Motivational interviewing and solution-focussed care Richard_Towers.pdf
Hazel Brodie Older people and cancer Hazel_Brodie.pdf
Ellen Trueman Acute side effects and their management in pelvic radiotherapy Ellen_Trueman.pdf
Laura Meehan Utilising the distress thermometer in haemato-oncology late effects clinic Laura_Meehan.pdf
Edzard Ernst Complementary medicine in cancer care - ethical issues for pharmacists and nurses Edzard_Ernst.pdf
David Dodwell Clinical update - breast cancer David_Dodwell.pdf
David Erskine What makes a good clinical paper? David_Erskine.pdf
Barry Hancock NICE neutropenic sepsis guidelines Barry_Hancock.pdf
Liz Darlison Current issues in mesothelioma Liz_Darlison.pdf
Ian Costello and Sarah Rushbrooke The heart of the matter: improving cancer patient experience Ian_Costello_and_Sarah_Rushbrooke.pdf