Inspiring cancer nursing

UKONS is committed to creating a network of likeminded nurses to share good practice, queries and provide a supportive space that advocates for our profession. 

There are number ways to get involved and be part of what we do:
Individual membership
UKONS champions
UKONS partners
Corporate membership


UKONS Champions

UKONS is committed to facilitating its educational and developmental aims through local, regional as well as national events.

We have developed a strong network of active UKONS Champions to provide a link between the UKONS Board and its corporate partner organisations through a series of regional educational events.

Scroll down to see a map of the Champions network. Contact us to find out who to contact for further news and information about UKONS activities in your area.

UKONS Champions play key roles in:

  • Raising awareness of UKONS within their region
  • Assisting and promoting cancer nurses locally
  • Maintaining a dialogue with local industry representatives and other partners
  • Facilitating at local events
  • Helping with grants/external conference applications/research projects
  • Establishing aims and needs of local cancer nurses and assisting them in achieving these
  • Liaising with the local/regional UKONS Board member 
  • Contributing to the UKONS newsletter with news of their region
  • UKONS Annual Conference and other UKONS events

It is not too late to become a Champion. Interested parties please also contact

UKONS Champions map

This is a map of the Champions network showing the UKONS Champions in each region

Thank you for expressing an interest in becoming a UKONS Champion, however in England we have now reached our quota so you will be added to a waiting list for when a space becomes available. However, if you are located in Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales please still submit your request.