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Welcome to the IAUN

Irish Association For Urologuy Nurses

The Irish Association of Urology Nurses is a non-profit organisation founded in 2002 by a group of motivated nurses committed to growing and developing Urology nursing in Ireland.

Our Aim

We aim to act as a representative body for Urology nurses and promote the development and practice of high quality, evidence based holistic nursing care.  We aspire to provide education and support through our Annual Educational Conference which also serves as a wonderful opportunity for members to network and share knowledge and experience.

We offer a combined IAUN/EAUN (European Association of Urology Nurses) membership package allowing you full member access to EAUN.

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About The Irish Association For Urology Nurses

The Irish Association of Urology Nurses was founded in April, 2002 by nurses committed to developing an organisation for those who have a special interest in Urology. We are a non-profit association which acts as a representative body for qualified nurses and allied health care workers. To view a copy of our Constitution click here.

Our Aims
• To act as a representative body for nurses working in or who have an interest in urology
• To promote high standards in the practice and development of urological nursing

Our vision for the future
We recognise the need for a more holistic approach to the care of Urology patients providing an expert advisory service with the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of all treatment plans as appropriate. We aim to provide ongoing education and support through dissemination of current information and developments through this website and working  in collaboration  with relevant organisations many of which are listed in the resources section.

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IAUN Membership Benefits

Full membership is open for all qualified nurses who work in urology. Full members have full voting rights. Affiliated membership is open to all allied health care professionals with an interest in urology. Affiliated members have no voting rights

The European Association of Urology Nurses [EAUN] has offered increased benefits to IAUN members should we apply as a group. This is a limited offer. They have requested that we pass on our membership details to be included on their database, for their records.

If you do not wish us to pass on your contact details to the EAUN please tick the box in your application form.

If you have difficulties completing online membership please email or IAUN Secretary at

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Latest News & Events


Friday 22nd of April 2022  The Strand Hotel Limerick Ennis Road Limerick, V940 3F2 The Irish Association of Urology Nurses is pleased to announce the 18th Annual Educational Conference. After a hiatus due to the pandemic, the IAUN is finally returning to in-person conferences starting in January of 2022. It is the perfect opportunity to […]

Nurse Survivorship Meeting

Save The Date Janssen are hosting a meeting taking place in the Hyatt Centic, Dublin on the 29th of May from 5:30-9pm. It is open to urology and oncology nurses and deals with how to approach the topic ED with patients, resources available and how to discuss alternatives. RSVP If you would like to attend […]

IAUN Poster Competition

Our 17th Annual IAUN Educational Conference is only five days away! Tickets are still available via our Eventbrite page to join us in the Strand Hotel, Limerick. We encourage all those attending to try their hand at creating a poster to give themselves the chance at winning a €500 travel bursary towards the cost of […]

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