HSANZ Nurses' Group

HSANZ Nurses Group

The HSANZ Nurses’ Group (HSANZ-NG) was established in 2007. The group brings together specialist haematology nurses from Australia and New Zealand under the HSANZ umbrella, recognising continuing growth in the nursing stream at the HAA Annual Scientific Meetings and the increasing numbers of nurses wishing to join the Society.

Nurses working in all areas of haematology are encouraged to join HSANZ as Associate Nurse members.

HSANZ Nurses' Group Terms of Reference (74KB)

 

 

  1. HSANZ Nurses Group Committee
  2. HSANZ NG Newsletters
  3. HSANZ NG Travel Grants
  4. HSANZ NG Positions Vacant
  5. HSANZ NG MOU with CNSA
  6. HSANZ NG Special Practice 
  7. HSANZ NG Special Practice Network Guidelines
  8. HSANZ NG Events

 

HSANZ NG Special Practice Networks (SPN)

Posted: 11 February 2015

 

The Myeloma Special Practice Network has published the following guidelines:
Published December 2017

  1. Myeloma Information Pathway Leaflet, a guide for clinicians (242KB)
  2. Myeloma Nurse Specialist role, a guide for implementation (546KB)
  3. Bortezomib Best Practice, a guide for nurses (576KB)
  4. Tests and Investigations for Multiple Myeloma, a guide for patients and caregivers (797KB)

  

HSANZ-NG Travel Grants

 

EBMT 2019

 

HSANZ NG EBMT 2019 Travel Grant

The HSANZ Nurses' Group is offering a $2,500 travel grant to attend European Blood and Marrow Transplantation meeting from the 24-27 March 2019 in Frankfurt, Germany.

All HSANZ Nurse Members are eligible (current members and new applications).
To apply please send your CV and a one page letter outlining:
  1. why you want to attend the meeting; and
  2. what you will gain from attending
 
Download and share the NG EBMT Grant Application form.
 
Send completed applications to:  Elise Button – e.button@qut.edu.au
 

Applications closed:  30 November 2018.

 
The successful applicants will be asked to write a short report on the conference for the HSANZ newsletter.

Please distribute to your networks and encourage people to apply!

 

HSANZ NG Memorandum of Understanding with the Cancer Nurses Society of Australia

The HSANZ Nurses Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Cancer Nurses Society of Australia to establish a professional affiliation. The MOU articulates a relationship based on a common commitment to optimise outcomes for the health care of the community affected by cancer and for cancer control initiatives.
MOU HSANZ NG and CNSA (153KB)

Cancer Nurses Society of Australia 21st Annual Congress
Dates: 21-23 June 2018
Venue: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Website:http://www.cnsacongress.com.au

 

Positions Available

 

Content Author EviQ (Nursing)

Cancer Institute (NSW) Sydney
Temporary or secondment, Full Time
(up to 12 months maternity leave cover)
Job ID: REQ93080

Applications Close:  Sunday, 3 March 2019 at 11.59pm

  1. Be part of an organisation that makes a difference in cancer control in NSW
  2. Be a member of the eviQ team and provide current and accurate evidence-based point-of-care cancer treatment information
  3. Use your clinical nursing expertise to inform practice Australia wide

Where you'll be working
The Cancer Institute NSW is Australia’s first state wide cancer control agency, established in 2003 to lessen the impact of cancer across the state.

Working at the Cancer Institute NSW means joining a team of committed and dedicated staff who are proud to be a part of the Institute’s purpose of overseeing and accelerating the effectiveness of cancer control in NSW.

The Cancer Institute is a collaborative working environment that encourages diversity and inclusion in how we work and the way we work together. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

What you'll be doing
This role sits within the eviQ team. As an eviQ author you will be responsible for the development of new eviQ content and periodic review of all existing eviQ content. You will ensure that eviQ provides current and accurate evidence-based point-of-care cancer treatment information to cancer clinicians, patients and their carers for the Australian clinical context.

You will have strong stakeholder engagement and communication skills to support a wide and diverse range of stakeholders. Your experience in contemporary evidence-based cancer treatment is essential as is your ability to use your high level analytical, research and evaluation skills to translate your clinical nursing experience into clear and accurate clinical information as content for our eviQ site.

For your application to be considered
Please attach your resume and a covering letter in a separate word document outlining how you meet the essential requirements of the role found in the Role Description (see link below).   

Need more information? 

  1. Click here for the Role Description 
  2. Find out more about applying for this position

For more information about the Cancer Institute NSW please visit www.cancer.nsw.gov.au. For role related queries or questions contact Julia Shingleton at Julia.shingleton@health.nsw.gov.au. 

Job ID: REQ93080

Applications Close:  Sunday, 3 March 2019

 


Content Author eviQ Education (Nursing)

Cancer Institute (NSW) Sydney
Temporary or Secondment Part Time (30 hours per week)
(12 month maternity leave cover)

Applications Close:  Sunday, 3 March 2019 at 11.59pm

 

Job N0: REQ93169

Where you'll be working
The Cancer Institute NSW is Australia’s first state wide cancer control agency, established in 2003 to lessen the impact of cancer across the state.

Working at the Cancer Institute NSW means joining a team of committed and dedicated staff who are proud to be a part of the Institute’s purpose of overseeing and accelerating the effectiveness of cancer control in NSW.

The Cancer Institute NSW offers a collaborative work environment that encourages diversity and inclusion in how we work and the way we work together.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are strongly encouraged to apply.  Greater consideration will be given to suitable applicants, in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities (GSE Rule 26).

What you'll be doing
This role sits within the eviQ Education team. As a content author you will be responsible for the review of existing eviQ Education resources including the Antineoplastic Drug Administration Program. You will ensure that eviQ Education provides current and accurate evidence-based point-of-care education resources for cancer clinicians, patients and their carers for the Australian clinical context.

You will have strong stakeholder engagement and communication skills to support a wide and diverse range of stakeholders. Your experience in evidence based treatment is essential as is your ability to translate your clinical experience into clear and accurate education resources as content for our eviQ Education site.

For your application to be considered
Please attach a covering letter and your resume and in a separate word document outline how you meet the Essential Requirements of the role found in the Role Description (see link below).

Need more information? 

  1. Click here for the Position Description 
  2. Find out more about applying for this position

For more information about the Cancer Institute NSW please visit www.cancer.nsw.gov.au.  For role related queries or questions contact Sarah Tomkins at sarah.tomkins@health.nsw.gov.au.

Applications Close: Sunday, 3 March 2019

The Ministry of Health will be relocating the Cancer Institute NSW to St Leonards in mid- 2020.

 

 

 


Registered Nurse - Haematology Ward

Prince Of Wales Hospital
3 Positions: Permanent Full-Time
Applications Close:
1st February 2019

The Haematology Unit at Prince of Wales Hospital offers expertise in the clinical management of malignant and non-malignant diseases of the haematopoeic and lymphoid systems, including autologous stem cell transplants. The unit provides the opportunity to care for patients in a variety of settings, including the inpatient ward and the Haematology Oncology Day Centre which incorporates the apheresis unit. Our unit actively supports and encourages all staff that wish to further their professional and educational development. Introductory education workshops are available to staff who are new to the specialty of cancer and haematology nursing. You will be supported by a dedicated NUM, Clinical Nurse Educator and Clinical Nurse Consultant.

Where you'll be working

The Prince of Wales Hospital is a major teaching hospital based in Sydney's eastern suburbs that serves all of New South Wales. The hospital is situated close to the city, Bondi Beach, excellent shopping facilities, and within walking distance to Coogee Beach. 

We are affiliated with the University of NSW, one of the premier medical teaching facilities in Australia. This assists us to provide excellence in care in conjunction with our commitment to clinical teaching and medical research. 

The Registered Nurse coordinates and delivers high quality nursing care to patients/clients of the Prince of Wales Hospital (POWH) consistent with SESLHD and POWH policies, procedures and standards.

Selection Criteria
Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia.

  1. Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication, interpersonal skills and the ability to identify key messages, issues and concerns when communicating with others.
  2. Demonstrated ability to proactively engage with patients/clients to enhance service delivery and to guide others in providing service excellence.
  3. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and apply professional and ethical boundaries when dealing with complex situations.
  4. Basic computer skills and proven ability to use health information systems.
  5. Detailed knowledge and understanding of risk management, safety and quality principles and the role of the Registered Nurse in applying these principles.
  6. Demonstrated recent extensive post registration experience in an acute hospital setting.

Need more information? 

  1. Click here for the Position Description and SESLHD Expected Standards
  2. Find out more about applying for this position

For role related queries or questions contact Lucy Dunstan on 9382 4950 or Lucy.Dunstan@health.nsw.gov.au

Apply for this Role: https://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/job/registered-nurse-haematology-ward-prince-of-wales-hospital-140131

Applications Close: 1st February 2019 

 

 

 

 

HSANZ-NG Committee

The HSANZ Nurses Group Committee is made up of representatives from Australia and New Zealand. To contact anyone on the current committee please email: nurses@hsanz.org.au and your message will be re-directed to the appropriate representative.

 

STATE
NAME/ROLE
CONTACT DETAILS
 


Sam Soggee
President &
VIC representative


MDS/MPD SPN Coordinator;

NUM (Oncology/Haematology
Epworth Freemasons

 

Elise Button
Vice President &
QLD Representative

PhD Candidate,
Queensland University of Technology
A/Nurse Research - Cancer Care Services
Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital
Herston QLD 4029

 

Sally Taylor
Secretary
NSW Representative &
NSW NG Meetings Coordinator

BMT Co-ordinator, RPAH Haematology
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney
Camperdown NSW 2050

 

Bronwen Neely
Treasurer &
Tasmanian Chair

Nurse Unit Manager
Day Chemotherapy Unit and Clinical Trials
Royal Hobart Hospital
GPO Box 1061
Hobart TAS 7001

SA
Nicole Loft
SA/NT Representative

Haematology Nurse Practitioner, MNP
PO Box 3124
NEWTON SA 5074

SA
Bev Quested
ANZSBT Rep
Transfusion Nurse Educator
Transfusion Medicine Service
ARCBS, Adelaide.
VIC
Hayley Beer
VIC Rep

Myeloma CNC
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and
Manager Nursing and Programs
Myeloma Australia
Richmond VIC 3121

WA
Andrew Steele
WA Rep
Clinical Nurse Manager: Haematology
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
Hospital Avenue
Nedlands WA 6009
NSW
David Collins
NSW/ACT Rep
Special Practice Network
(SPN) Coordinator
Nurse Practitioner, Acute BMT
Department of Clinical Haematology
Westmead Hospital
Westmead NSW 2145

NZ
Position Vacant
NZ (SI) Rep
 
NZ
Position Vacant
NZ (NI) Rep

 
     

 

Newsletters

HSANZ-NG publishes a quarterly newsletter, which can be downloaded below.

Past Events and News

 

HSANZ Nurses Group EHA Travel Grant 2018

Closing date: Closed 22 May 2018
Download the Application

Who can apply?
This grant is open to all nurses who hold associate nurse membership of HSANZ at time of application.

What does the grant include?
One grant of $2500 to go towards expenses to attend EHA on the 14-17 June 2018.
The successful grant winner is responsible for all other associated costs and all logistics relating to attending the meeting.

Who is supporting this Grant?
This grant is supported by funds from HSANZ Nurses Group.

Guidelines/Criteria for applicants

  1. Applicants must be supported by their line manager to obtain leave to attend the congress
  2. Applicants must be current financial associate members of HSANZ NG at the time of application
  3. Applicants should demonstrate their interest for haematology nursing; a high level of enthusiasm & commitment to learning; desire to engage and network with other nurses in haematology; desire & ability to share their knowledge amongst colleagues/ patients
  4. Applicants receiving the grant will be required to provide a short written report after the conference for the HSANZ NG newsletter and present the knowledge they have gained in an appropriate forum
  5. Priority will be given to applicants who have submitted an abstract to EHA 2018

 

For further information
Contact one of the following HSANZ NG committee members:
Sam Soggee or Elise Button.

Contact details and submission instructions
are available on the HSANZ NG EHA Travel Grant 2018 Application Form

Closing date: 22 May 2018
Download the Application