Stephanie Jones-Berry

Nursing Standard

Burnt out nurses at risk of PTSD, research reveals

Third of US intensive care nurses have symptoms of severe burnout, warn researchers

Safe Staffing Alliance chair Susan Osborne
Nursing Standard

Safe staffing levels should be decided locally

Decisions on staffing need to be made locally and not be ruled by ratios, says new guidance

Mother and child
Nursing Standard

Nursing students with families stand to lose most if bursary scrapped, warns NUS

Nursing students with families will be hit hardest in pocket under government's...

Jonathan Beebee
Learning Disability Practice

LD nurse Jonathan Beebee talks about his journey to positive behaviour support

After surviving a violent attack, Jonathan Beebe aims to help people with learning...

Learning Disability Practice

‘The doctors said I would be a “cabbage”, unable to walk or talk’

At 19 Jonathan Beebee confounded doctors by making a full recovery after a violent attack. His escape from a life of dependency has driven him to improve community care using positive behaviour support

Marina Down
Nursing Standard

The crippling cost of student debt

Stephanie Jones-Berry exclusively reports on the impact of debt on retention

Food banks
Nursing Standard

Exclusive: Nursing students increasingly relying on hardship funds

The financial plight of nursing students is expected to get even worse if bursaries are axed, unions warn

Nursing Standard

Call for crackdown on discrimination against BME staff in NHS

More black or minority ethnic staff report being bullied by colleagues than white counterparts

Nursing Standard

Public scheme recognises nurses' compassion

Patients, families and colleagues can nominate nurses and other caregivers under a new scheme which benefits a healthcare charity and recognises compassionate care.

Nursing Standard

Children with diabetes missing out on key health checks

Nurses urged to encourage greater uptake of vital screening

Nursing Standard

Preventing baby deaths needs funding commitment

Latest report on stillbirths and neonatal deaths shows variation across UK

Nursing Standard

Nurses facing fitness to practise hearings ‘pushed to breaking point’

Registrants under NMC investigation can experience poor mental health while waiting years for their cases to be heard. Stephanie Jones-Berry reports.

Mental Health Practice

Suicide risk for nurses during fitness to practise process

In the past year, the RCN’s counselling service has supported more than 100 nurses facing fitness to practise investigations by the Nursing and Midwifery Council. According to the college, ‘many’ of these nurses are suicidal

Nursing Standard

Confidentiality breach lands trust with hefty fine

London trust apologises for revealing names of 730 HIV service clients

Nursing Management

Nurses call for protected time for revalidation CPD

Nurses are concerned about meeting the continuing professional development (CPD) requirements of revalidation, an RCNi investigation has revealed

Nursing Standard

Why a dual career in research and practice is the road less travelled

There are simply not enough nurses expanding the profession’s essential evidence base. Stephanie Jones-Berry finds out what is holding them back


Nursing students can be taught compassion

Senior lecturer tells RCN conference that undergraduates can learn about self-awareness, compassion and self-care


Ward staff should learn from trauma teams about how to communicate, say patients

Trauma patients appreciate communication levels in the emergency department