Stephanie Jones-Berry

Reusing single-use PPE
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COVID-19: ‘promised PPE supplies are not reaching front-line staff’

Inadequate provision is compromising nurse and patient safety, RCN warns

CPR during COVID-19 pandemic
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COVID-19: nurses receive conflicting advice on PPE and resuscitation

Public Health England guidance contrasts with Resuscitation Council advice on CPR

A nurse dialling a mobile phone. The helpline is designed to support NHS staff during the COVID-19 outbreak. Picture: iStock
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COVID-19: mental health helpline for nurses opens

NHS staff can speak to volunteers from charities such as Hospice UK and the Samaritans

Staff nurse Liz Glanister died on Friday 3 April at Aintree University Hospital. Picture: Neil O’Connor
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COVID-19: RCN leads tributes as third nurse dies

College says dedicated nurse Liz Glanister was on the front line of the coronavirus fight

Brentford residents clap for NHS staff
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COVID-19: public applaud NHS staff once more

Clapping from doorsteps, windows and balconies across the UK

A woman stands next to a sign about coronavirus wearing PPE, including a face mask. Picture: Shutterstock
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COVID-19: government issues new PPE guidance for healthcare staff

Guidelines come as nurse unions continue to raise concerns about lack of protective equipment

PPE supplies for nurses during COVID-19 crisis
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COVID-19: RCN demands action over ‘unconscionable’ lack of PPE

Reports some front-line nurses have been told to cope without PPE when supplies run low

Graph illustrating nurse’s pay increase from 2018-20
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Nurses in England receive final annual pay rise in line with 2018 three-year deal

1.7% pay rise a 'little bit of cheer' during COVID-19 pandemic

Mental health support for nurses
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COVID-19: struggling nurses need psychological support, says charity

Suicide prevention charity calls for dedicated helpline for healthcare staff

Home visit in PPE
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COVID-19: home care providers resort to crowdfunding to buy PPE for staff

Nurses in all settings still waiting on personal protective equipment, says RCN

Picture of nurse with DNACPR form
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Nursing and Midwifery Council clarifies its position on nurses who do not start CPR

NMC has reiterated its support for current guidance following recent FtP cases

Nurses choose to live apart from families during COVID-19 pandemic
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COVID-19: nurses offered alternative housing to safeguard loved ones

Some front-line staff are making the difficult decision to move out during the crisis

Older Nurse
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COVID-19 emergency register for nurses: how it will work in practice

UPDATED Final-year nursing students and ex-registrants to be deployed to boost the workforce

Wembley Stadium lit up blue
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COVID-19: UK public applaud NHS staff – while landmarks turn blue

Joint events staged because ‘they need to know we are grateful’

Picture shows a medic in protective gear. New guidance has been issued for nurses wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) during CPR attempts on patients who have or are suspected of having COVID-19.
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COVID-19: rules tightened on PPE for CPR

Nurses must wear ‘aerosol’ type protection if trying to resuscitate people with coronavirus

Picture of a nursing student caring for an older patient
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COVID-19: students receive clarity on option to see out studies on placements

NMC approves measures for nursing students during the COVID-19 pandemic

Picture shows a nursing student on a hospital ward in Glasgow. Final-year nursing and midwifery students can make significant difference, says Scotland's chief nursing officer.
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COVID-19: Scotland offers students band 4 pay to help tackle pandemic

Final-year nursing and midwifery students can make significant difference, says Scottish CNO

Picture shows an army truck on a motorway in Lancashire. The armed forces are being drafted in amid concerns over delays in supplying protective equipment to staff caring for coronavirus patients.
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COVID-19: army called in to distribute supplies to NHS front-line staff

Worries over delay in supplying protective equipment to staff caring for coronavirus patients