Stephanie Jones-Berry

Older Nurse
Nursing Standard

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
Nursing Standard

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.
Nursing Standard

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
Nursing Standard

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.
Nursing Standard

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.
Nursing Standard

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

From left, Maria Caulfield, Emma Harper and Karen Lee. All three politicians are returning to nursing to help during the coronavirus pandemic
Nursing Standard

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
Nursing Standard

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.
Nursing Standard

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
Nursing Standard

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
Nursing Standard

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.
Nursing Standard

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

Lockdown
Nursing Standard

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.
Nursing Standard

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.
Nursing Management

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
Nursing Standard

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
Nursing Standard

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.
Nursing Standard

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

Pages