SIOG Nursing & Allied Health is a SIOG Interest Group that was established by nurses and allied health professionals, members of SIOG, who are working in the field of geriatric oncology. The SIOG Nurses & Allied Health Interest (NAH) Group reaches out to all nurses and allied health professionals who work in disciplines related to cancer in older patients. It provides a forum for nurses and allied health professionals to collaborate, share challenges and concerns, and identify areas of interest.
In addition, the group also helps identify topics of interest for future SIOG conferences. More importantly, it provides exposure of nurses and allied health professionals to SIOG expert nurses and allied health professionals.
The Nursing & Allied Health interest group develops and promotes in accordance with the SIOG policies and strategy determined by the Board of Directors, excellence in geriatric oncology nursing and allied health-related activities through the SIOG strategic directions that include education and clinical practice, communication and advocacy, as well as research. It oversees the nursing and allied health-related activities included in the SIOG scientific, educational and advocacy related projects.