Stephanie Jones-Berry

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Specialist nurse-led cancer helpline gets accreditation

A charity pancreatic cancer telephone support line run by specialist nurses has received national accreditation.

Mandy Cooper
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Nurses making Christmas Day special for patients across the UK

Almost 90,000 nurses will be on Christmas Day duty this year, according to health union estimates.

Bursary or Bust demonstration
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‘Drastic’ fall in nursing degree applications since bursary cut

Nursing leaders voice concern about reduction since the government withdrew funding for student bursaries.

Cannabis smoking linked to Schizophrenia
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Those at risk of developing schizophrenia more likely to try cannabis, new research reveals

People who have a greater risk of developing schizophrenia are more likely to try cannabis,...

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University of Gloucestershire gets green light to offer nursing degrees in 2017

The University of Gloucestershire has been given the green light to offer a new nursing degree from September 2017, after the course was approved, subject to conditions, by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

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Nurse convicted of unlawful killing after giving patient wrong blood type

A nurse who gave a patient who later died the wrong type of blood has been convicted of unlawful killing by gross negligence.

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Using online essays to cheat ‘may put patients at risk'

Patient safety could be at risk if nursing students cheat by passing off as their own work...

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Proposed shift changes risk patient safety, warn nurses at Scottish health board

‘Exhausted’ nurses at a Scottish health board are putting patient safety at risk, says a campaign group.

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What will 2017 hold for the nursing profession?

We look at the key issues facing the nursing profession in 2017.

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Nurses in Yorkshire offered stark choice over their NHS pension

South Yorkshire community nurses forced to accept inferior terms and conditions to protect their pension, unions claim.

Call the Midwife
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Call the Midwife on a mission for Christmas special

Nonnatus House nurses swap east London for South Africa

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Review of 2016: A year of challenges and triumphs for nurses

Stephanie Jones-Berry looks back on a year of challenges and triumphs for nurses.

Dame Jessica Corner
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Apprenticeship degrees a 'drop in the ocean' say health academics

Planned nursing degree apprenticeships will be ‘a drop in the ocean’ and will not solve the...

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Nurses should not routinely use personal mobile phones for work, according to new RCN guidance

Nurses should not use personal mobile phones for work, according to new RCN guidance.

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‘Northern Ireland education model could be copied by the rest of the UK’

Northern Ireland’s unique approach to in-service learning and CPD could work in other parts of UK.

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Brexit could take nursing workforce to ‘breaking point’

Brexit could take the nursing workforce to ‘breaking point’, a leading nurse academic has warned.

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Board support critical to the success of executive nursing director role, says leading nurse academic

Executive directors of nursing need support from their boards to be successful in their roles, a leading nurse academic has said.

Susan Hamer
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Front-line nurses must be agents of change, say nursing leaders

Conference speakers urge nurses to help lead change in public health.