Stephanie Jones-Berry

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Nursing Standard

NMC considers resuming fitness to practise hearings in person from September

Regulator says emergency measures introduced during the pandemic could also be changed

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Nursing Standard

COVID-19: heatwave warning for nurses wearing PPE

Advice on how to stay safe when wearing personal protective equipment in soaring temperatures

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Nursing Standard

COVID-19: ‘extra emotional burden’ for nurses providing end of life care

Barriers due to PPE and service changes have increased strain on staff, Marie Curie says

Nursing Standard

Nurse pay: will the ‘clap for carers’ sentiment mean anything come negotiation time?

The government now has a chance to reflect the nation’s gratitude in its pay awards

Nurse wearing PPE
Nursing Standard

Day 100 of COVID-19 pandemic: RCN wants urgent action to protect NHS staff

Eight priorities for governments and employers include PPE and mental health support

Emergency Nurse

Pain relief for fractured neck of femur: what emergency nurses need to know

Guidance has been issued on the use of fascia iliaca block in emergency departments

Exhibit at the Florence Nighingale Museum in London
Nursing Standard

Online auction bid to boost Florence Nightingale Museum’s fight for survival

TV Bargain Hunt expert Charles Hanson to host sale – find out how to join in online

Head shot of a BAME nurse during the COVID-19 pandemic
Nursing Standard

COVID-19: study shows racism contributes to higher risk of death for BAME nursing staff

Nusing leaders demand government action now on risk assessments to protect staff

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Cancer Nursing Practice

Women put off cervical screening during COVID-19 pandemic

Virus fears and not wanting to put a strain on the NHS among worries, survey reveals

Mural in Mexico City that calls for end to violence against healthcare staff
Nursing Standard

COVID-19: nursing is ‘one of most dangerous jobs in the world’

International Council of Nurses urges governments to act now to protect staff

Nurses are exhausted from COVID-19 pressures
Nursing Standard

Exhausted nurses ‘will need support to restart services’ after pandemic

RCN and NHS Confederation call for focus on staff well-being across health and social care

Picture shows a child with hands across their stomach as if in pain
Nursing Standard

Study links COVID-19 to new inflammatory syndrome in children

Syndrome has been compared to Kawasaki disease, but UK researchers have noted differences

Community nurse in PPE taking a swab of a person to test for COVID-19
Nursing Standard

COVID-19: extension to care home testing for vulnerable people rolled out in England

Online tests available for under-65s with learning disabilities or mental health conditions

Nursing Management

Patient feedback is vital to service and care quality improvements

NIHR review says senior nurses need more time to consider patient feedback

Nursing Standard

Revealed: the extent of the mortality risk BAME nurses face from coronavirus

PHE report lays bare the statistics behind COVID-19 deaths of nursing and other health staff

Dogs provide pet therapy students
Nursing Standard

Stress-busting dogs help nursing students cope with their courses

Canine teaching assistants are available for drop-in pet therapy sessions

Overtime pay during the COVID-19 pandemic
Nursing Standard

COVID-19: nurses ‘should receive overtime payments for pandemic work’

Unions call for employers to act, after government says overtime pay can be decided locally

A woman holding a phone. Many woman experiencing breast cancer fear they are missing life extending treatment. Picture: iStock
Cancer Nursing Practice

People with breast cancer fearing for survival during pandemic

Charity Breast Cancer Now reports ‘unparalleled’ volume of calls to its helpline