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Nurses and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) education – part 2

In the previous edition of EUT we explained why nurses are motivated to pursue PhD education. We will now discuss the striking variations of the requirements for doctoral education between European countries and even between universities in one country. All universities aim at offering...

Healthy hormones: Support for men on hormone therapy

In 2015 we published a paper in the International Journal of Urological Nursing on a new service for men on hormone therapy which we called ‘Staying healthy on hormones’. This was an innovative way to provide support and education for men on ADT...

Non-muscle invasive bladder cancer surveillance

Development of the advanced nurse practitioner-led service in Ireland: Preliminary audit results I was invited to write this article in European Urology Today as a result of my successful presentation at the last International Meeting of the EAUN in Barcelona. I am...

Nurses and PhDs – a new trend

Only a few decennia ago, no one could have imagined nurses obtaining a PhD degree. However, it now seems that a trend for nurses to do a PhD has emerged. What motivates them to participate in a PhD programme? What are their goals,...

First MMISU meeting: Sharing MIS nursing skills

The first annual meeting of Mediterranean Minimally Invasive Surgery in Urology (MMISU 2019) was held in the beautiful city of Alexandria in Egypt from 18 to 20 April 2019. The meeting venue was in the convention centre of the iconic Bibliotheca Alexandrina, a prestigious...

Invitation to take part in EVOLVE

Invitation to take part in EVOLVE: A study to develop a model of meaningful patient engagement within guideline development You are invited to take part in an international Delphi study on patient involvement in clinical practice guideline development and...

An ESUN course in your own language: It is possible!

Dutch national society successful in organising ESUN courses in Dutch The EAUN organises ESUN (European School of Urology Nurses) courses since 2015; the first course was about UTI and was held in Amsterdam. In the Netherlands, the English language is a barrier...

10th Anniversary Hong Kong College of Urological Nursing

EAUN representative visits urological care units in Hong Kong hospitals The Hong Kong College of Urological Nursing has organised its 10th annual scientific meeting in Hong Kong on 6 and 7 July 2019. The programme of this scientific meeting was very varied...

Prostate SIG group encompasses role diversity

The essential multidisciplinary approach to prostate cancer acknowledged through its SIG members have been a member of the EAUN since 2009 and recently joined the EAUN Prostate Cancer Special Interest Group (SIG). My professional development has led me to the field of...

Prostate Cancer Specialist Nursing Role in Brisbane

How to provide cancer care in remote areas – Australia deals with the challenge Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed male cancer in Australia. Approximately 20,000 new cases are diagnosed each year. Australia is the sixth biggest country in the world...