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

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.

More than 500 oncology nurses from all over Europe and beyond gathered in Ireland’s capital city, Dublin, to share their knowledge and develop their skills at the EONS-10 Congress in October.

EONS President Daniel Kelly welcomes delegates to EONS-10

EONS President Professor Daniel Kelly welcomes delegates to EONS-10

The overall theme of EONS-10 was Balancing health care needs in a changing context: a close examination of the physical and psychosocial care needs of patients and their families in the context of demographic change and constant advances in diagnosis and treatment.

The congress offered delegates a fantastic opportunity to network with nurse leaders and colleagues from around the world and to benefit from a packed scientific and educational programme.

Audience at the EONS-10 Congress

Audience members listen to inspiring talks at EONS-10

This comment from one participant summed it up for most: “This is not my first EONS congress, and every one gets better. Every year the presentations get better and the science gets better because we are gaining more experience...”

Another said: “Being here is very empowering for all of us. And it makes us feel that we are part of a family – the European family of nurses. And this is great, this makes us feel better and not alone…”

Networking opportunities at EONS-10

Networking opportunities at EONS-10

Whether you were there or not, this issue of the EONS Magazine will give you a flavour of the congress and a chance to experience for the first time, or revisit, some of the excellent talks and workshops that took place.