Our latest news & events

Rehabilitation and palliative care- companions, competitors, or collaborators?

23 January 2019 / Event

General Nursing Council for Scotland (Education) Fund 1983 and Margaret Callum Rodger Midwifery Award

23 January 2019 / News

Cancer and ‘The NHS Long-Term Plan’

10 January 2019 / News

UKONS Conference 2019

4 January 2019 / News

Save the Date!!

The UKONS Board are delighted to announce that the 2019 Conference will be held on 22nd - 23rd November 2019, Telford International Centre.

Further details will be available soon

Enhancing Cancer Care Practice Through Work Related Learning - starts January 2019

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Bloodwise Advanced Communication Masterclass: Supporting haemato-oncology nursing practice – free study day

8 March 2019 / News

UKONS Conference 2018 a great success

19 November 2018 / News

The UKONS Board are delighted that our annual conference in Glasgow on 16 and 17 November was such a success.

How to login to our new website

16 November 2018 / News

Instructions on how to login to our new-look website for existing and new members..

Sexual function in patients receiving chemo radiation for Head and Neck Cancer

14 September 2018 / News

A diagnosis of cancer and accompanying treatment can have a negative effect on sexual function. Many people with cancer find this a distressing and worrying feature of their illness which can reduce quality of life. It has been known for some years that patients...

New Patients guide to Breast cancer published

27 September 2018 / News

As we move rapidly into October, Breast Cancer awareness month, a new book entitled ‘The Complete Guide to Breast Cancer: How to feel empowered and take control’ has been published which provides a guide for patients from the point of view of two doctors who have both been diagnosed with, and treated for, breast cancer.

Macmillan Rehabilitation Pathways Published

16 August 2018 / News

In 2013 the Cancer Action Team gathered together the evidence to support the promotion of cancer rehabilitation as a major part of NHS oncology policy.

UK study shows that patients with a cancer diagnosis are at increased risk of suicide

6 July 2018 / News

A UK study has shown that patients with cancer are at increased risk of suicide.