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Breast Cancer CNS Team Leader 8a

31 March 2019 / Job

We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated nurse to lead the specialist breast cancer nurse service within the Parapet and Wexham Park Hospital.

Call for Abstracts: UKONS 2019 Conference

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UKONS members are invited to submit their abstracts for either a poster and/or an oral presentation. The theme of the conference is ‘Cancer Care: Staying Safe’.

Masterclass: ‘Addressing Common Concerns of Colorectal Cancer Survivors’

19 June 2019 / Event

Wed, 19 June 2019

9:00am – 4:15pm

St Mark's Hospital, Medical Education Centre, Level 6’, Watford Road, Harrow’ HA1 3UJ


This is a one-day masterclass to guide management of the commonest consequences of colorectal cancer treatment; ideally suited to healthcare professionals caring for people living with and beyond colorectal cancer.

Free: Macmillan Cancer Support & Sheffield CCG: Cancer Training in the Community

Various dates / News

Series of one day courses throughout 2019

These free courses are aimed at people working with others at the front line in communities either paid or as volunteers.

Lymphoma Action National Conference 2019

11 May 2019 / Event

11th May 2019 County Hall, London

Join Lymphoma Action on Saturday 11 May at County Hall in London to learn more about lymphoma from a panel of carefully selected lymphoma consultants and nurses. The conference will consist of keynote sessions, presentations and breakout sessions. There will be plenty of opportunities to ask the experts your questions all through the day.

Cancer Nursing Conference 2019 Patient Experience

1 May 2019 / News

Brought to you by Cancer Nursing Practice, the 3rd annual RCNi Cancer Nursing Conference will take place on Wednesday 1 May 2019 at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms, London. 

UKONS SACT Competency Passport Learning Outcomes

21 February 2019 / News

The UK Oncology Nursing Society (UKONS) have developed a Systemic Anti- Cancer Therapy (SACT) Competency Passport Learning Outcomes Framework, which aligns with the UKONS SACT Competency Passport and provides further guidance for assessing practice competence with the aim of standardising SACT competence assessment across the UK.

To view the UKONS SACT Competency Learning Outcomes Framework, log on to the UKONS website. The document is filed within the SACT MIG resources. 

Register now: UK Oncology Forum

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University of Leicester – Cancer Chemotherapy Course

17-18 May 2019 / Event

A two day meeting for Oncology and Haematology Specialist Registrars, Chemotherapy Nurses and Oncology Pharmacists.

ESMO 2019 Congress – ‘Translating Science into better cancer patient care’

27 Sep - 01 Oct 2019 / News

ESMO is delighted to announce that the ESMO 2019 annual Congress will take place in partnership with the European Association for Cancer Research (EACR) from 27 September to 1 October 2019, at the Fira Barcelona, Spain.

UKONS SACT Passport Training: Birmingham, 27 March

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'Let’s talk WOMENS HEALTH' Gynaecology Conference

22 March 2019  08:30-16:00 / News

This conference is sponsored by Macmillan Cancer Support.

UKONS supports World Cancer Day

4 February 2019 / News

2019 EONS Research Proposal Workshop

5 June 2019 / News

This inspiring, three-day event is specifically designed for oncology nurses with an interest in and aptitude for research who would like to develop their confidence and skills in writing a research proposal to address a contemporary clinical issue.

UKONS/Macmillan ‘Living With and Beyond Cancer’ Free Study Day

22 March 2019 / Event

This study day will focus on the experience of patients and carers of living with a cancer diagnosis and how the current agenda can be developed to improve the longer term care of this group.

Managing Chemotherapy Extravasation Masterclasses

30 March 2019 / News

Attendees will receive a certificate to use towards their CPD. The masterclass provides five hours that nurses can add towards their personal development plans.

Each masterclass is free to attend, and lunch, tea and coffee will be provided. Clinigen Group cannot cover the cost of travel or other expenses.


Cancer and ‘The NHS Long-Term Plan’

10 January 2019 / News

Register now: UKONS Conference 2019

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UKONS 2019 Conference

22nd - 23rd November 2019

Telford International Centre


Registration is now open for the UKONS 2019 Conference

Conference rates are found through this LINK.

Click HERE to register.


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.