Stephanie Jones-Berry

Picture shows a child in a car touching the window and a woman outside the car touching it from the other side.  A mental health charity has seen a jump in calls for help from nurses whose well-being is affected by pressure of choices they have to make.
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COVID-19: nurses report feeling guilt over decisions related to pandemic

Mental health charity says staff are feeling the pressure over choices at work and at home

two nurses standing together, checking paper records
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Assess BAME healthcare staff for COVID-19 risk, NHS England tells trusts

Employers urged to take action to protect black and Asian nurses, amid health fears

Image shows a nurse receiving abuse from on her phone from online trolls
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Nurses who raised concerns about lack of PPE targeted by online trolls

Some nurses report vicious, and often misogynist, online abuse

Minute's silence outside Salford Royal Hospital
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COVID-19: nurses remembered in minute’s silence

People around the UK stopped to pay tribute to NHS staff and key workers

Priti Patel
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COVID-19: ‘cruel’ health visa surcharge for overseas nurses is under review

Government to look at £400 fee overseas health workers pay to use NHS

Larni Zuniga
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COVID-19: minute’s silence will honour nurses who have died

Unions hope the moment at 11am will bring together ‘a sombre but grateful nation’

PPE in care homes
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COVID-19: care home sector criticises Public Health England over conflicting PPE advice

Resuscitation Council says official guidance for CPR ignores expert consensus

Picture of ward sister Jenny McGee and intensive care nurse Luis Pitarma, who say praise for them by prime minister Boris Johnson boosts recognition for the profession.
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COVID-19: Boris Johnson’s nurses say praise helps raise profession’s profile

Nurses named by PM say it boosts recognition for nursing and insist others get same treatment

Dame Donna Kinnair, general secretary of the RCN
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Death-in-service payments: nurses’ families need clarity, RCN tells Number 10

College writes to PM as tributes are paid to latest nurses to die in COVID-19 pandemic

Two nurses training as Advanced Nurse Practitioners
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New guidelines aim to increase understanding of advanced practice nursing

International Council of Nurses says COVID-19 pandemic means advanced roles are vital

Picture shows a medic in protective gear. Advice to reuse gowns or use alternatives has raises concerns over safety of staff.
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COVID-19: RCN condemns changes in PPE guidance

Advice to reuse gowns or use alternatives raises concerns over value placed on staff safety

BAME staff
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COVID-19: review will assess if ethnicity puts some healthcare staff at higher risk

Review will address concerns about BAME people being disproportionately affected by pandemic

Welfare checks for staff who are self-isolating
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COVID-19: daily welfare checks for self-isolating nurses address impact on well-being

Trust where hundreds of patients have died sets up psychological support for staff

Assaults on nurses during COVID-19 pandemic
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No let-up in assaults on nurses, despite COVID-19 crisis

Assaults and aggression towards emergency workers, including spitting, unchanged since 2019

DNACPRs and patient-centred care
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COVID-19: warning against 'blanket' DNACPR notices

Regulators say advance care plans, which can include DNACPR notices, must be person-centred

Child sitting in a tree
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COVID-19: children’s nurses must advise families on preventing household accidents – RCN

College says increased time at home raises risk of fatal incidents

Picture shows Hammersmith Hospital in London. Tributes have been paid to a London nurse and an Inverclyde care worker following their deaths amid the pandemic.
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COVID-19: friends and colleagues pay tribute after deaths of two NHS staff

TrIbutes to London nurse and Scottish healthcare support worker

 Alice Kit Tak Ong (left) and Rebecca Mack (right)
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COVID-19: tributes paid after death of two more nurses

Employers and loved ones praise dedication of Alice Kit Tak Ong and Rebecca Mack