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Oncology Nurses Society (ONS) Annual Congress 2020 - San Antonio, Texas

Power. Passion. Purpose - Join 4,000 of your peers to shape and revolutionize the future of cancer care.

Apply and be considered for a $1,200 grant from ONS to attend the ONS Congress in 2020
Applications close: Sunday, 1 December 2019

For more information go to: Oncology Nurses Society Annual Congress 2020 Flyer (PDF, 110KB)

From 1:00 PM on Wednesday, 29 April to 12:00 PM on Sunday, 3 May 2020
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Centre
San Antonio, Texas, United States

Skin Cancer Study Day for Nurses - Canterbury Region

This event is hosted by Cancer Nurse Coordinators and MelNet for primary and secondary care nurses and nursing students.

Cost: $50.00

Friday, 21 February 2020 from 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Room 314, Manawa, 

For more information take a look at the Skin Cancer Study Day Flyer (PDF, 374KB)


Past Events

NZ Society for Oncology Conference 2019

The 2019 NZSO conference is being held in conjunction with NZNO Cancer Nurses College and Cancer Trials New Zealand.

Friday 25 October, 8:30-17:45 and Saturday 26 October 8:30-15:30
Harbourside Function Centre
4 Taranaki Street

Further information:

Cancer Nurses College Annual General Meeting

Friday 25 October 2019, 2.10pm
Harbourside Function Centre

Committee nominations

We received ten committee nominations for eight positions on the committee, some of which are current committee members re standing. We now have to go to an election.  Please read the nominee profiles below.  You will receive a survey link for voting via email.

BGM papers are now available to members on the right hand side of this page, you will need to login to view them.

4th Asian Oncology Nursing Society (AONS) Conference 2019 

Engaging and Empowering Oncology Nursing: Paving the PAthway for Change

13-15 November 2019
Cidco Convention Centre
Vashi, Nabi Mumbai


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SAVE THE DATE for the International Conference on Cancer Nursing 2020 - 29 March - 1 April, 2020 | London, UK

The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care is pleased to announce the next International Conference on Cancer Nursing (ICCN) to be held from 29 March – 1 April, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. The theme for ICCN 2020 is Innovation and Inspiration: Celebrating the Global Impact of Oncology Nurses.

ICCN is the longest running international conference for our profession and offers a unique opportunity to meet with international nursing leaders from around the world. The conference is attended by practitioners, researchers, educators and leaders from national/regional cancer nursing societies, oncology institutions and other organizations representing cancer nurses around the world.

Contact ICCN at

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University of Auckland, School of Nursing

Knowledge Science in Speciality Nursing - Palliative Care 30 Points Semester 2

This course aims to give nurses the opportunity to extend their clinical specialty knowledge in caring for clients in specialty clinical areas. The focus is on 2 main areas:

  • Scientific concepts and pathophysiological process
  • Application of specialty knowledge and skill to client care.
  • Download the course flyer (PDF, 125KB)

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