UKONS Conference 2022

Dear UKONS Members,

We know how busy your schedule is.

Don't forget to add the UKONS Annual Conference 2022 to your calendar!

After an enforced 2-year gap UKONS will be particularly pleased to welcome our members, presenters, guests and sponsors to our first face to face conference since 2019. Of course, our two ‘virtual’ conferences have been successful and well-evaluated but there is no substitute for truly reconnecting with each other after the most challenging of times for cancer nursing.

UKONS strives to be the voice of cancer nursing across the four nations and so we are thrilled to be based in Belfast in 2022. Belfast is a vibrant city with a character and sense of style all of its own and we are particularly pleased to be on the doorstep of our UKONS members from Northern Ireland for this event.

The main theme of this year’s conference is ‘Cancer Care in the Digital Age’ and we are tackling head-on some of the big challenges facing oncology nursing as we recover from the pandemic and adjust to new ways of working whilst maintaining quality of care for our patients. This is also reflected in our poster themes for this year which are ‘Supportive Cancer Care in the Digital Age’ ‘Communicating with Patients in Modern cancer care’ and ‘The Future of Acute Cancer Care’. The posters are a personal highlight of every UKONS conference and represent the best of what our members can achieve. The conference is a brilliant and supportive environment in which to present posters and we are looking forward to seeing your work, so please submit a poster, particularly if you have not done so before.

Looking forward to welcoming you all to Belfast.

More information to follow shortly.

Mark Foulkes

UKONS President