Stephanie Jones-Berry

From left, Maria Caulfield, Emma Harper and Karen Lee. All three politicians are returning to nursing to help during the coronavirus pandemic
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COVID-19: politicians return to nursing in support of NHS colleagues

Former nurses join NHS in fight against COVID-19 pandemic

coronavirus and globe illustration
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COVID-19: death of four nurses overseas highlights need for PPE, says ICN chief

Italian nurses’ association calls for more supplies ‘now, not tomorrow’

Picture shows a young woman working on a laptop. Nursing students are seeking clarity about placements as a growing number of universities cancel face-to-face teaching amid COVID-19.
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COVID-19: nursing students raise concerns as many clinical placements continue

Students seek clarity as growing number of universities cancel face-to-face teaching

Cavell Trust offers help during the COVID-19 pandemic
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Charity sets up living costs fund for nurses affected by COVID-19 pandemic

Cavell Nurses’ Trust will help nursing staff who are struggling during the crisis

Parliament to table emergency coronavirus bill
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COVID-19 emergency bill will protect front-line recruits from negligence claims

Nursing students and retired nurses who register to tackle pandemic will be protected

Picture shows the government's chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance at a news conference after a COBRA meeting to discuss the government's response to the coronavirus.
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No capacity yet to test all healthcare staff for coronavirus, MPs told

Top government adviser says ‘everyone is working hard’ to enable big increase in testing

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Coronavirus lockdown: people in Europe take to balconies to applaud healthcare staff

Citizens gather every night to show appreciation for nurses and others on COVID-19 front line

Image of coronavirus. Clinicians may need to depart from established procedures during the peak of an epidemic, nursing leaders say in joint letter.
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Letter to NHS staff states COVID-19 epidemic would require changes in nursing practice

Clinicians may depart from established procedures, nursing leaders say in joint letter

Picture shows medics having a conversation in a hospital ward. A new handbook reflects the expanded role of the modern matron and can be a guide for training and continuing professional development.
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NHS Improvement says matrons need to be visible in clinical workplace

New handbook reflects the role of the modern matron and can be a guide for training and CPD

NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens
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Coronavirus response: plan to employ third-year nursing students at band 5

NHS England and chief nursing officer working with NMC to get students into clinical practice

Dementia nursing expert June Andrews gives evidence to the Scottish Government’s audit committee in Edinburgh on 5 March
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Coronavirus comments ‘taken out of context’, says dementia expert nurse

June Andrews says pandemic quotes were misrepresented, yet NHS pressures remain overlooked

Picture shows medic writing on clipboard. If a resuscitation attempt is inappropriate and no DNACPR order is in place, you must be ready to defend your decision.
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What nurses need to know if they decide not to attempt CPR

Be prepared to defend your actions if no DNACPR order is in place

Picture shows a young woman with a suitcase at an airport. The Royal College of Emergency Medicine wants nationally coordinated  programme to recruit emergency nurses from overseas.
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RCEM urges government to recruit more emergency nurses from overseas

Royal College of Emergency Medicine wants coordinated programme to address nurse shortages

Abusive patients
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Letters from trust prompt patients to apologise for abusive behaviour

The patients had been warned they may be refused treatment after aggression towards staff

Picture of England’s chief medical officer Chris Witty. Retired nurses in older age groups or who have health conditions can still help at a time when the NHS is under considerable strain, he told MPs.
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Coronavirus: retired nurses set for non-patient facing clinical roles

Older nurses, those with health conditions can help when NHS is under considerable strain

Portsmouth Magistrates Court
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Assaults on nursing staff: trust chief tells court about impact of attack

Written statement submitted ahead of sentencing for Boxing Day assault on emergency workers

Covid-19 coronavirus particles. The NMC stated it will consider context for fitness to practise cases that relate to care given during a possible widespread coronavirus outbreak
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‘Context will count’ for nursing care given in a widespread coronavirus outbreak

NMC releases statement on how it will consider potential fitness to practise cases

Care minister Helen Whately speaking at the debate in Westminster Hall
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‘Let’s stop talking about a crisis in nurse staffing’

Care minister Helen Whately tells MPs they are in danger of ‘talking down’ the NHS