Stephanie Jones-Berry


Poetry enhances nursing practice, says researcher

Poetry used in nursing practice enhances self-awareness and coping mechanisms, according to a researcher


'Nurses need support in switch to single room patient accommodation'

Nursing academic Jill Maben told the RCN International Research Conference in Edinburgh about her findings from a study of single room patient accommodation


'Work-based health strategies need to address nurse wellbeing'

Employers' health strategies do not cover 'subjective wellbeing', according to City University London PhD student Jennifer Oates


End of life care training 'not reaching everyone'

Royal College of Physicians audit reveals varied implementation of programmes at trusts in England


Nurse revalidation ‘doomed to fail’ if staff receive no support for CPD

RCNi launches campaign to help staff meet essential training requirements

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Nurses may fall at revalidation’s first hurdle without CPD support

Nurses have raised concerns about their ability to meet the continuing professional development requirements of revalidation, an RCNi investigation reveals.

Primary Health Care

Harnessing technology to cut the number of admissions

Community nurses could find their roles and patients changing if a series of new technology trials delivers its aim to modernise the NHS. Life sciences and technology industries have collaborated with the NHS to set up seven innovative ‘test-bed’ trials in England to assess new ways to help patients stay well at home


US hospital that adopted car industry ethos says patient satisfaction is soaring

Virginia Mason Medical Center chief nurse tells London audience how Toyota techniques promote patient-led care


Deputy outlines CNO's ten new nursing commitments

Increasing nurse leadership is a priority for all four UK CNOs, as annual conference in London hears


Supporting BME staff 'is everyone's responsibility'

Advisory group chair says BME staff have the skills and ability, but without opportunity too many remain stuck at band 5 or 6


Nurses must drive future of the profession, says RCN chief

RCN chief executive Janet Davies talks about the future for nursing in the UK and wants nurses to be at the heart of any changes.


Why are there not more men in nursing?

Figures obtained by Nursing Standard show fewer than one in ten (9.4%) students offered places on pre-registration nursing programmes in the UK are male

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Stereotypes and cultural cringe still keeping men out of nursing

Fewer than one in ten nursing student places are filled by men, and some in the profession say it’s time for a targeted campaign. Stephanie Jones-Berry reports.


Radical clinical matron drive could be model for other hospitals

Pioneering NHS trust has put senior nurse leaders on every ward in the organisation


Age profile of nursing students sparks fears for recruitment

Figures from UCAS obtained exclusively by Nursing Standard show almost a quarter of nursing students are over 30


Collapse in overseas nurse recruits exposes UK's staffing shortfall

A Nursing Standard exclusive reveals that the number of overseas nurses working in the UK has dwindled dramatically over the past 15 years, despite rising staff shortages

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Collapse in overseas nurse recruits exposes UK’s staffing shortfall

A ‘collapse’ in the number of overseas nurses coming to work in the NHS is contributing to high vacancy levels, according to a new report on clinical staff shortages.

Job losses

Hundreds of senior and specialist nursing posts lost across England

An exclusive Nursing Standard investigation reveals more than a quarter of NHS trusts in England have made cuts to their senior nursing roles