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Mr. Jerome Marley wins prestigious Ronny Pieters Award

A highlight from day one of the 22nd International EAUN meeting (EAUN22) was the announcement of Mr. Jerome Marley (GB) winning the Ronny Pieters Award, for his outstanding and enduring contribution to the development of urological nursing in Europe....

New EAUN Board Member: Mattia Boarin

My name is Mattia Boarin, and I would like to introduce myself to the EAUN members as a new board member of the European Association of Urology Nurses. I  am 36 years old and I graduated in 2008 at...

MR-Linac: Especially useful in prostate cancer treatment

I was invited to discuss the promising new radiotherapy MR-Linac by the EAUN Special Interest Group on Prostate Cancer for the session they organised at EAUN22. It was 1999 when Jan Lagendijk – working as a clinical physicist at...

Thought-provoking session about post-RALP rehabilitation

Amsterdam 2022 was my first experience of attending the EAUN congress. I feel honoured that the EAUN selected me for a travel grant of €500. This enabled me to take part in this wonderful event. The programme was varied,...

Meet new EAUN Board Member: Robert McConkey

My name is Robert McConkey, I live in Galway City on the west coast of Ireland, and I am delighted to join the board of the EAUN. I work in the urology day services department in University Hospital Galway,...
Marta Marchetti

The perioperative urology nurse from a UK perspective

The advanced nursing role in urology is currently a popular topic, which was also discussed at EAUN22 in Amsterdam. There are different understandings, requirements and applicability with regard to the topic in various countries. Some commonality does exist, however....

EAUN22: Nurse led clinics

Highlighting clinics for benign conditions The ever-growing workload in urology has resulted in changes to the way urological care has traditionally been delivered. In many countries, nurse led clinics in urology manage and deliver holistic patient centred care for...

When we all help one another, everybody wins

Urology nurses need the help and support of all urologists and urological departments Dear Surgeons and EAU members, Dear Surgeons and EAU members, I’m taking this opportunity to introduce myself as the new chair of the European Association of...

Neurogenic LUTS and CIC: Nurses’ point of view

Future nursing research in CIC to address the need for an evidence-based educational protocol On behalf of the EAUN SIG Continence: E. Wallace (IE), V. Lejay (FR), G. Villa (IT) The general term Neurogenic Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction (NLUTD)...

Sexocorporel: Clinical sexology in urological context

Nurse practitioner counselling and therapy at the University Hospital Bern The Department of Urology of the University Hospital of Bern uses an approach based on the model ‘Sexocorporel’ for nurse practitioner (NP) counselling in sexual health. The present article...