A welcome from the UKONS President

I attended a UKONS educational event in Derry recently and as I flew into Belfast City Airport I was reminded how easy it is to travel from England to Northern Ireland. The flight lasted under 1 hour, and for less than the price of a rail fare from London to Manchester I found myself whisked from Heathrow to central Belfast in a few hours.

The UKONS conference will be held in Belfast in November 2014 and I look forward to as many of you as possible joining us. I urge you to take the opportunity to see some of the country—the scenery is magnificent and the people are so welcoming and friendly and, of course, the ‘craic’ is great! Hopefully I’ll see you all in November!

Natalie Doyle

UKONS President 2012-2014

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UKONS individual membership is now FREE - to apply online please click here and follow the instructions given.

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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