European Cancer Nursing Day – #ECND2018

18th May 2018

Recognising the Importance of Cancer Nursing


Last year, 2017, we launched our first European Cancer Nursing Day
Relive some of the wonderful memories of that fantastic day – and get inspired for your celebrations this year!
The celebrations have spread far and wide! And we're trending on #ECND2017 Why not check it out and tweet a photo!
It's still happening – all over Europe cancer nurses are celebrating European Cancer Nursing Day. It's time to be recognised!
The Education Day in Estonia comes to an end! What a huge success!

It's time for lunch at the Education Day in Estonia – a chance to take a break and network with friends old and new!

Click HERE to download a PDF and find out how All.Can is supporting ECND
ECND is happening everywhere! What a celebration of cancer nursing!

We're getting to know our friends and colleagues in the Estonian Cancer Nursing Society in Tallinn, Estonia. Sharing, learning and building bonds...

Amazing Education Day in Estonia, led by EONS.

Essential knowledge on cancer nursing, from safety issues to clinical leadership. EONS is aware that “high quality care requires nurses to have both the knowledge and skills to be able to safely support patients and their families through increasingly complex cancer trajectories”, says Rebecca Verity, EONS Board Member, during her presentation about "Education for Supporting Nurses"

A short break in Estonia.
It's standing room only at the EONS Education Day in Tallinn, Estonia!
What an amazing day! It's all happening, everywhere!
The EONS Board is in Tallinn, Estonia, to launch the first European Cancer Nursing Day with a special Education Day.

Here they are visiting Tartu University Hospital.

This is the first ever European Cancer Nursing Day! 

Today, 18 May, we celebrate the crucial work that cancer nurses are doing today, and every day, in hospitals, clinics, hospices and homes across Europe.


This weblog will keep you up to date with all the exciting things happening today across Europe. It will especially focus on the Education Day taking place with EONS Board in Tallinn, Estonia, to support Estonian cancer nurses and mark ECND 2017. 


European Cancer Nursing Day (ECND) is about saying to politicians, health ministers, healthcare managers and all those whose job it is to improve cancer outcomes – please recognise and value the work of the nurses, because without them your goals may never become reality. 


With our partners at ECCO, we want to see cancer nursing recognised as a specialisation at a European level with formal training and higher education. We’re campaigning for change and raising our profile on social media on this special day. 


Please help by tweeting a picture of yourself and your colleagues – #ECND2017  


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EONS Education Day in Clinical Cancer Nursing
May 18th 2017 

(In collaboration with The Estonian Cancer Nursing Society)

EONS is working closely with the Estonian Cancer Nursing Society to support Estonian cancer nurses. The EONS Board has arranged a special Education Day in Tallinn on Thursday 18 May 2017. This will be preceded by a Clinical Visit to the Tartu University Hospital Cancer Centre by several members of the EONS Board and Board members of the Estonian Society. On Friday 19 May, the Estonian Oncology Nursing Society will celebrate its 25th Anniversary, and EONS invites all the Estonian delegates to take part in the Education Day.

During the EONS Education Day, EONS Board members will give presentations on various important oncology nursing topics. A round-table discussion with identified key stakeholders from education, health care and the political arena will follow later in the day (this event is by invitation only).