The Irish Dermatology Nurses Association (IDNA) was established in 2002 to provide an all-Ireland forum for nurses working in dermatology. 


Aims To

In promoting the development of dermatology nursing practice in Ireland we are seeking to provide expert care to our patients. 


In October 2001 a group of senior dermatology nurses from the Irish Republic and Northern Ireland met at the City of Dublin Skin and Cancer Hospital, Hume St to discuss the feasibility of establishing a dermatology nursing organisation.  The Irish Association of Dermatologists had offered to share meeting venues should a group be formed. In April 2002 the IDNA held its first meeting at the  Faithlegg Hotel in Waterford. In 2008 the IDNA was established as a limited company. 

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