Winter 2016 edition of the EONS Magazine - catch up with the EONS-10 Congress

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Balancing health care needs in a changing context – EONS-10 in Dublin

The EONS-10 Congress was a huge success. Helen Oswald reports from the conference, with details of keynote speeches, networking opportunities and more.

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Professor Meinir Krishnasamy presenting at the EONS-10 Congress

The keynote address: Balancing healthcare needs in a changing context

Professor Meinir Krishnasamy gets EONS-10 off to an impressive start. Report by Jim Boumelha.

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Irish Health Minister Simon Harris addresses EONS-10 Congress

Simon Harris: Enabling people to live with and beyond cancer

Irish Health Minister announces imminent launch of Ireland’s cancer strategy.

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Balancing health care needs in a changing context – EONS-10 in Dublin

The EONS-10 Congress was a huge success. Helen Oswald reports from the conference, with details of keynote speeches, networking opportunities and more.

The keynote address: Balancing healthcare needs in a changing context

Professor Meinir Krishnasamy gets EONS-10 off to an impressive start. Report by Jim Boumelha.

Simon Harris: Enabling people to live with and beyond cancer

Irish Health Minister announces imminent launch of Ireland’s cancer strategy.

How was it for you?

EONS-10 was a very successful congress where nurses got together to share their experience and build their knowledge and skills. We asked for the views of some of those who attended from across Europe.

Cancer Nursing Leadership – A Memorable Debate

Paul Trevatt, EONS Communication working group chair and executive board member, chaired a top-level panel discussion on building cancer nursing through national societies.

“My biggest lifetime achievement is working with wonderful people”

Carol Tishelman, Professor of Innovative Care at the Karolinska Institute, in Sweden, received the EONS Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2016 congress in Dublin. Jim Boumelha spoke to her.

Early cancer detection: Evaluation of the ‘Get to know cancer’ pop-up shop initiative

Jo Armes describes how to encourage people to talk about cancer in a non-clinical environment located in the community.

Can Coordinating Contact Nurses improve the patient experience?

A study in Sweden looks at a new role in cancer care.

Support needs of parents diagnosed with cancer who have young children

Cherith Semple, Eilis McCaughan and Rachel Smith look at the importance of education to help frontline oncology staff support parents with cancer.

Living with dying from cancer: myths, challenges and revelations

Helen Greally looks at the modern experience of death.

Working in partnership to spread innovation in care

Cathy Hughes from the UK describes how nursing leaders there came together to launch a unique collaborative initiative with the aim of spreading cancer care innovations and improving outcomes for people living with and beyond cancer.

A transition model for teenagers and young adult survivors of cancer

Louise Soanes and Emma Potter evaluate a teenage & young adult long-term follow-up service for survivors of cancer in childhood.

The inverse care law: how where you live is a matter of life and death

Edel McGinnity, from Dublin, Ireland, spoke about the role that health systems might play in inequality.

The relationship with nurses is a lifeline for care-dependent patients with cancer

Michela Piredda, from Italy, takes a sympathetic look at care dependency and describes a study into how nurses view this key issue.

The writing on the wall

Posters are a great way to share knowledge about new developments. The EONS poster competition attracted a lot of keen interest.