UKONS Conference 2018 a great success

19 November 2018

The UKONS Board are delighted that our annual conference in Glasgow on 16 and 17 November was such a success.The Board received very positive feedback from all whom attended and were thrilled to read so many upbeat #UKONS2018 tweets. Thank you to all speakers, poster presenters and UKONS ambassadors for all your hard work in supporting our conference. Thank you also to our exhibitors and industry sponsors. Especial thanks goes to the team at Succinct for supporting the UKONS Board to once again host a fabulous, and very enjoyable, conference.


Many congratulations to winners of UKONS Awards:


Award for Leadership and Innovation in memory of Lynn Adams

Development of a Lung Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist Service at an Oncology Treatment Tertiary Centre

Jackie Fenemore, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust


1st prize poster competition

I just hate my face. It’s so different, and because it doesn’t work properly” – experiences of patients with head and neck sarcoma

Ana Martins, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


2nd prize poster competition

Developing an innovative pharmacy based injection clinic for cancer to patients to reduce hospital visits

Natalie Bingham, Lloyds Pharmacy Clinical Homecare


3rd prize poster competition

Too anal to talk about gay sex? Developing UK guidance on how long men should abstain from receiving anal sex before, during, and after investigations and treatments for prostate cancer: A modified Delphi study

Sean Ralph, The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust


Prize for ‘First time presenter’    

National systemic anti-cancer therapy (SACT) regimen-specific consent forms – Uptake and Challenges

Victoria Fashina, Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust


Student Essay Competition

Andrew Ogboi, Hertfordshire University


If you were unable to attend this year and missed out on the opportunity for learning, development, networking and fun, then please join the UKONS Board and returning delegates at: UKONS Conference 2019, 22 – 23 November, in Telford