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Criteria for

If you are a professional working in cancer care, you are eligible for membership in IPSON. IPSON is a representative group for professionals including nurses, doctors, social workers, psychologists, academics, researchers, psychotherapists, and other therapists.


We warmly welcome students and early-career professionals to join!

Membership is currently free.

Benefits of

  • IPSON represents professionals working across cancer care in acute hospital settings, cancer support centres, primary care and hospice and palliative care.
  • IPSON acts as the hub for psycho-social issues in cancer care across clinical practice, community settings, professional training, policy and research in the field.
  • IPSON plays a leading role in advocating for the improvement in cancer services in Ireland.
  • IPSON will specifically focus on advancing the psycho-social recommendations of the new National Cancer Strategy 2016-2025.
  • IPSON will work to insure psycho-social oncology research is properly funded and supported.

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