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EAUN Fellowship report

EAUN Fellowship report

I have been working as a nurse in different hospitals since 1997. In May 2013, I completed my MSc in primary health care and have been working for the Department of Urology at Kostantopoulio Hospital in Greece since 2005....

Visiting the ‘Pearl of Stockholm’

We had the opportunity to visit the Södersjukhuset, a leading hospital in Stockholm, which is also known as the “Pearl of Stockholm.” We always make use of the opportunity to visit a hospital during an EAUN congress. It is...
Danish participants gain insights on best practices

Danish participants gain insights on best practices

I and two other colleagues from Denmark have had the privilege to attend in April this year the EAUN Congress in Stockholm under sponsorship which meant that we were exempt from paying the registration fees. At the congress venue...
Comprehensive, informative tour of Sweden’s iconic hospital

Comprehensive, informative tour of Sweden’s iconic hospital

On the final day of the EAUN Congress in Stockholm last April, I had the opportunity to visit the Stockholm’s Södersjukhuset Hospital. While waiting, I became acquainted with the other participants and I was impressed by the attendance of...
EAUN: Going forward with a dynamic membership

EAUN: Going forward with a dynamic membership

Although the European Association of Urology Nurses (EAUN) continues to boost its efforts in promoting urological nursing across Europe and beyond, its goal remains essentially the same. A part of our core mission is to represent our members, to...
Stockholm meeting highlights new trends in nursing care

Stockholm meeting highlights new trends in nursing care

The 15th International EAUN Meeting in Stockholm ended in gathering a much broader group of allied healthcare professionals, which demonstrated the intrinsic links and benefits of a multi-disciplinary approach to urology care. Over three days the EAUN delivered a...
Reducing patient non-compliance

Reducing patient non-compliance

I am a registered nurse at the Department of Urology’s Outpatient Section of the Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) in Auckland, New Zealand, and I would like to share my insights regarding the value of teamwork and a nurse-led...
Informationen über die EAUN nun auch in Deutsch erhältlich

Informationen über die EAUN nun auch in Deutsch erhältlich

1. URO-DAY, 4. Juli 2014, 9.00 – 17.00 Uhr In Kooperation mit EAUN Liebe Kolleginnen und Kollegen, mit dem 1. URO-DAY wollen wir eine Fortbildungsveranstaltung für Pflegefachpersonen, Urotherapeuten und weitere an der Urologiepflege interessierte Fachpersonen durchführen. Erkenntnisse aus der...
Treatment of Bladder Pain Syndrome

Treatment of Bladder Pain Syndrome

Bladder pain syndrome (BPS) was addressed in the last EAUN Meeting but little is known in clinical practice. The staff at The Centre of Voiding Dysfunction, Århus University Hospital (DK) set out to share their experience with Danish as...
Improving interprofessional communication

Improving interprofessional communication

Sometimes small initiatives can make a big difference to patient care, and yet as a topic they may seem too ‘simple’ for presentations at a nursing conference. When the complaint was received the urology nurses acknowledged the anxiety caused...
Nursing management of prostate cancer in Italy

Nursing management of prostate cancer in Italy

Philippa Aslet, BAUN President, opened the two-day conference which focused on prostate cancer treatment during the first plenary sessions. Among the issues discussed were modernising diagnostic procedures, targeted HiFu, effects and treatment options of pelvic radiation, to name a...