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

GENCA NSW branch evening meeting

12 February 2015

Coeliac disease, Faecal microbial transplant, Lynch syndrome

GENCA Western Australia branch evening meeting

16 February 2015

Monday evening meeting

GENCA Fundamentals in endoscopy workshop - South Australia

21 February 2015

GENCA Fundamentals in endoscopy workshop - South Australia

GENCA South Australia branch evening meeting

26 February 2015

Dysphagia - An evening difficult to swallow

GENCA Victoria/Tasmania branch conference

28 February 2015

Moving forward in our practice

GENCA Fundamentals in endoscopy workshop - New South Wales

03 March 2015

GENCA Fundamentals in endoscopy workshop - New South Wales

GENCA Fundamentals in endoscopy workshop - Melbourne

23 March 2015

Fundamentals in endoscopy workshop

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Latest News

GENCA launches new website

19 December 2014

GENCA's new website, encompassing members area, event registration, membership renewals, online shop and information launched today.

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.

AGM news: GENCA welcomes new President Catherine Conway

23 October 2014

At today's AGM GENCA members welcomed the incoming President, Catherine Conway. Catherine is looking forward to working with GENCA's volunteers and members towards the achievement of its strategic initiatives.

GENCA partners with Association Professionals for management services

01 October 2014

GENCA is pleased to announce that, from today, its management will be handled by the experienced team at Association Professionals in Melbourne's bayside suburb of Bentleigh. Contact GENCA's new admin team at

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