Stephanie Jones-Berry

PTSD for nurses
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PTSD levels among nurses deemed a ‘growing concern’

Study urges better understanding and measurement of post-traumatic stress disorder

Marion Mangalindan, a Filipino nurse unable to return to the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic
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Plea to help stranded Filipino nurses unable to fly back to UK during COVID-19 pandemic

Many of the UK registrants face losing their homes because they cannot get back to work

Emergency department waiting room full of people
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COVID-19: call for social distancing in emergency departments

Royal College of Emergency Medicine says move would help to prevent avoidable deaths

woman and care worker wearing PPE masks
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‘No PPE masks left for care homes or homecare staff’

Sector operators unable to compete with the NHS to procure face masks, care home owner claims

Image shows front-line nurse seeking advice from the RCN over inadequate personal protective equipment
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Inadequate PPE: RCN receives more than 100 calls from nurses refusing to treat patients

Nurses seek advice after refusing to treat patients

NHS Seacole Centre chief nurse Arlene Wellman, left, and Mary Seacole Trust chair Trevor Stirling  at the opening of the centre in Surrey 
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COVID-19: community hospital for recovering patients named after Mary Seacole

Naming of NHS Seacole Centre in Surrey pays tribute to BAME staff on the front line

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