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Invitation to UKONS members : European survey of the care and management of CINV/RINV

UKONS members are invited to participate in the following survey. A study group of three oncologists and two nurses from the five largest EU states (UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy) has developed and translated a survey to assess the clinical incidence and management of CINV (chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting) and RINV (radiotherapy induced nausea and vomiting) across Europe.

Patient cohorts will also be surveyed to provide feedback on their experiences to compare with the views of the clinicians. Results will be made available in a clinical paper to be published later this year. This study is being supported by an arms-length educational grant from Norgine. This does not mean that UKONS is endorsing this research, nor should any member feel obliged to complete this study.

For further information and applications to participate in this survey of the care and management of CINV/RINV please email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


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Registration for the UKONS Annual Conference 2014 is now OPEN - please click here to register.

Click here to read the UKONS paper on 'Best practice in nurse-led chemotherapy review: a position statement' at ecancer.org, or download as a pdf

Click here to access more information about the award-winning 24 hour triage rapid assessment and access toolkit and how to order copies.

Click here to access more information about the oncology/haematology risk assessment tool for primary health care professionals.


Click here to access Holistic Needs Assessment and Care Planning, the first programme in the UKONS Inspiring Cancer Nursing series of online learning. It will help you become competent and confident in gathering information from patients/carers on their needs, and their physical, psychological, social, spiritual and financial wellbeing.

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