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Royal College of Nursing Representing nurses and nursing, promoting excellence in practice, shaping health policies

Our strategy and how we represent our forum members

Find out more about the Public Health Forum's plans for 2018 and how forum members are represented

Our strategy

  • Providing an effective Public Health Forum committee.
  • Engaging with Public Health Forum members.
  • Maintaining a visible presence in public health nursing.
  • Being accessible to RCN members.
  • Providing professional development resources.

How we represent forum members

  • Developing educational standards for all nurses working with cancer patients within UKONS and HEC.
  • Consulting with other bodies on cancer and breast care issues such as NICE to ensure members can help influence policy and guidance.
  • Developing relationships with cancer charities such as Prostate Cancer UK and Myeloma UK and providing guidance on clinical nursing standards and patient care guidance.
  • Working with the European Oncology Nursing Society (EONS) to help shape and influence the European cancer agenda.
  • Working collaboratively with UKONS on the new paediatric oncology toolkit.
  • Working on cancer nursing issues as a member of Macmillan Cancer Nursing.


Page last updated - 23/07/2018