This project is being led by Paul Smith and Barry Keane, Nurse Directors, CCN with project support from Eleanor Whitehead.

In October 2011 CCN established Regional Cancer Nurse Director positions for 2 years to provide nursing leadership across the network and to develop a cancer nursing strategy for the region.

Project Outcomes Identified:

  • Leadershsip and Communication
  • Excellence in Cancer Care (service and system)
  • Workforce (individual and professional)
  • Research and evidence base

The Network is currently considering a national one day forum to review nursing in cancer care activities planned across the sector for 2013/14 with the intent of developing a corrdinated approach which supports connectivity, standardisation and leadership.

Project documentation

Last updated 6th May 2013