Stephanie Jones-Berry

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Nursing Standard

Make LGBT-awareness training mandatory for nurses, MPs say

Health and social care staff are often unable to tailor care to individuals’ needs – report

Distressed woman on the phone
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Nurses cannot routinely use mental health support service – despite claim they could

Government backtracks on health secretary Matt Hancock’s Twitter statement

A lack of cancer nurses is affecting the mental and physical health needs of patients, Macmillan says
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Survey reveals mental and physical impact of the cancer nurse shortage

Patients tell Macmillan of unmanageable workloads and unmet needs, such as anxiety and pain

Illustration depicts a group of people talking about their experiences.  A programme to improve sexual safety on mental health wards is developing standards on staff training and support.
Mental Health Practice

Collaborative aims to improve sexual safety on mental health wards

Sexual Safety Collaborative is drawing up new standards

Emilia Clarke
Nursing Standard

Neurorehabilitation: nurse training programme calls for educational partner

The course, launched by Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke, will enhance specialist skills

Nurse looking tired
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Too many nurses in England are reaching ‘burnout or breaking point’, RCN warns

College responds to report revealing staff shortages and inadequate care

The NMC will pilot its fitness to practise Careline support service for 12 months
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NMC reveals its new fitness to practise support service

Regulator pilots 24-hour emotional support line for registrants undergoing FtP proceedings

Health visitor on a visit
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Health visitors: number of home visits should increase to eight, charity recommends

Institute of Health Visiting also advises focusing on 15 ‘high impact areas’ of care

nurse sits by a patient's bedside looking at her clipboard
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Has intentional rounding turned ward nursing into a tick-box exercise?

Routine rounds are more to do with managing risk than patient-centred care, study suggests

nurses sits in hospital corridor with her head in her hands as RCN calls for ministers to take responsibility for short staffing in the NHS
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NHS staffing crisis: government, not nurses, should shoulder the burden – RCN

College wants ministers to be held legally accountable for short-staffing

Nathan Filer
Mental Health Practice

Exploring serious mental illness: an interview with nurse-turned-author Nathan Filer

For World Mental Health Day 2019 a former nurse talks about his latest book

Ambulance driving on a country road
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Off-duty nurses praised for scrambling into action following bus crash

Staff helped to treat patients during major incident response in Devon

Illustration shows two people with tick sheet as NMC announces streamlined UK registration system for overseas nurses and midwives
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NMC streamlines registration process for overseas nurses and midwives

Regulator cuts red tape in bid to get applicants on to UK register as fast as possible

Nurses marching in Guernsey over pay
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RCN condemns ‘insulting’ 5% pay offer for Guernsey nurses

College will ballot members on whether to accept or reject the offer

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Climate change and the NHS: can nurses point the way to a greener future?

RCN calls for ideas on how to reduce healthcare’s carbon footprint

Picture shows a group of men talking to a mental health professional in a support group meeting. A community mental health framework for adults and older people will integrate mental health, physical health and social care services.
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Community mental health services for adults to be integrated

Community mental health, physical health and social care adult services will be integrated

In 2017-18, 15% of BME staff in the NHS in England reported incidents of discrimination in the workplace
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Racism in the NHS: are things getting better or worse for BME staff?

Hiding behind racism as a ‘minority issue’ ignores its wider impact on staff and patients

Sepsis survivor and former nurse Jayne Carpenter out with her dog
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Always remember to ask yourself: ‘could this be sepsis’?

Sepsis survivor and former nurse practitioner’s message to healthcare professionals