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Glynis Cumming

Biography: Glynis Cumming is a Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) in Aged Residential Care at Nurse Maude Association, Christchurch a position she has held for nearly eighteen months. Previously she was the Gynaecological Oncology CNS at Christchurch Women's Hospital for twelve years. Glynis’s dissertation was around the role of a Gynaecological Oncology CNS and is a founding member of the Clinical Nurse Specialist Society of New Zealand. She passionately believes the CNS role improves the healthcare of New Zealanders but needs a stronger voice to achieve recognition of the difference the role makes.