Advocacy Working Group

Advocacy WG members:

  • Dr Lena Sharp (Co-Chair), Sweden
  • Helena Ullgren (Co-Chair), Sweden
  • Matthew Fowler, UK
  • Fernanda Conceição Portugal
  • Halldóra Hálfdánardóttir, Iceland
  • Merel van Klinken, the Netherlands
  • Dimitrios Protogiros, Greece
  • Theologia Tsitsi, Cyprus
  • Gabi Knötgen, Germany
  • Gianluca Catania, Italy
  • Julio Cesar de la Torre, Spain

The EONS Advocacy Working Group is looking for new members!

Are you a cancer nurse, want to make a difference and influence policy issues? Would you like to be a voice for cancer nursing at European level? The EONS Advocacy Working Group currently has vacancies for new members. EONS Advocacy Working Group are mainly engaged in;

• Analysing and communicating both the value and challenges in cancer nursing across Europe

• Impacting EU, WHO, national organisations and other stakeholders to better recognize cancer nursing as important means to reduce the burden and prevent cancer

• Suggesting solutions and providing leadership for better recognition of cancer nursing across Europe

• Raising awareness on the importance of patient and occupational safety in cancer care

• Collecting information related to policy/legislation and cancer nursing

• Establishing collaborative relationships with other stakeholders

Should you be interested in joining, please provide a maximum of two-page CV and letter of interest, including reasons for wanting to join the group and a summary of what you would bring to it, to Rudi Brike at .

Experience from previous documented policy work is merited. It is important that working group members have time to contribute to the work and the group. 

Deadline: Friday, 28 March 2022 at 12:00 CET.

Membership of the group lasts for two years, for both Working Group members and Chairs. Membership may be renewed twice. Membership of a Working Group therefore lasts for a maximum of 6 years.

Working Group Area