GENCA is dedicated to the safe and effective practice of gastroenterology and endoscopy nursing through its mission: to promote excellence in gastroenterology nursing practice. It is actively involved through:

  • Developing national standards and guidelines
  • Providing educational courses and supporting the COGEN credentialling program
  • Facilitating representation at state, national and international forums.

GENCA supports the professional development of its members in an atmosphere of mutual support and respect, as well as actively encouraging them to share their knowledge and expertise with their colleagues.

Coming Events

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GENCA South Australia branch evening meeting

07 July 2015

Specialty Gastro Nursing Roles and Colorectal Cancer Screening with Dan Worthley

GENCA Queensland Regional Study Day - Maryborough

11 July 2015

GENCA Queensland Regional Study Day - Maryborough

Practical Skills Assessment - Bauer Wiles Community Health Centre, Maryborough

11 July 2015

Practical Skills Assessment

GENCA NSW branch evening meeting - Newcastle

16 July 2015

GENCA NSW branch evening meeting - Newcastle

GENCA Fundamentals of endoscopy workshop - Launceston, Tasmania

24 July 2015

GENCA Fundamentals of endoscopy workshop

GENCA Practical Skills Assessment - Launceston

24 July 2015

GENCA Practical Skills Assessment - Launceston

GENCA Victoria/Tasmania Educational Conference

25 July 2015

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Latest News

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Infection Control in Endoscopy - 3rd edition

12 May 2015

GENCA has printed copies of "Infection control in Endoscopy" available for purchase from the online shop for $26.50 + postage & handling. Alternatively you can download the pdf of this document free of charge from the website - go to

Employment listing

10 February 2015

The GENCA website now incorporates an employment page, listing positions vacant in the Gastroenterological nursing field.

Stephanie Buckton new GENCA Board member

28 January 2015

The Board of Directors is delighted to welcome Stephanie Buckton, from Queensland, to a position on the Board.

Lea Wiggins joins GENCA Board

03 November 2014

Lea Wiggins, Regional Manager of GENCA's Qld Branch in the recent past, has been appointed to fill a casual vacancy on the GENCA Board.

AGM news: GENCA thanks Debbie McQueen

23 October 2014

Debbie McQueen, having completed four years on the GENCA Board including the past three as President, stepped down at today's AGM. GENCA members warmly thanked Debbie for her outstanding contribution.

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