RCN Cancer and Breast Care Forum Steering Committee (External organisation)

Activity: Membership typesMembership of national or international committees and working groups


Following the interview process, Dr Ethna McFerran was invited to become a committee member of the Royal College of Nursing Cancer and Breast Care Forum for a four-year tenure, commencing 01/01/2021.

The forum has over 7300 members.

The National Committee sets out a strategy:
To promote the Career and Education Framework for Cancer Nursing among nurses and ensure its integration into workforce plans across the UK
Continue to work collaboratively with a range of nursing, charitable and government bodies
To maximise opportunities to listen and extend our reach with members through social media
To engage with other forums to share messages about cancer of relevance to all nurses
Period01 Jan 202131 Dec 2024
Held atRCN Cancer and Breast Care Forum Steering Committee, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • Workforce Planning
  • Career & Education Framework
  • Cancer
  • Advocacy