Stephanie Jones-Berry

Guernsey nurses protesting about pay
Nursing Standard

Guernsey pay dispute: RCN members vote to strike if 10% increase not achieved

Action will occur if deal fails to be agreed with island’s government

Nursing Standard

Misleading roles: why the public can’t rely on the job title ‘nurse’

Unregistered staff in ‘nurse’ roles, and ‘advanced’ titles misused, survey reveals

Picture is vector image of emoji icons representing moods ranging from sad to happy. A review finds few NHS mental healthcare providers use inpatient feedback to improve services.
Mental Health Practice

Care providers urged to make better use of patient feedback to improve services

Major review says patient experience could be used to create meaningful change

Older nurse makes notes on a clipboard, with younger nurses standing behind her, viewing a lung X-ray
Nursing Standard

Coronavirus response: scepticism at plan to bring former clinicians out of retirement

Nurses’ concerns over how quickly older nurses could be deployed – and risks they’d face

Someone performing CPR on another person. The RCN says guidance on CPR will be updated to give nurses clearer direction
Nursing Standard

CPR guidance to be updated after controversial fitness to practise ruling

RCN says update will give nurses clearer direction on resuscitation decisions

University of Bedfordshire
Nursing Standard

University in bid to secure NMC sign-off on new nursing courses after initial rejection

NMC said proposals did not meet its ‘challenging’ new standards

Picture shows a practice nurse with a female patient.  Doncaster’s scheme to attract and keep practice nurses is part of a growing trend across the country.
Primary Health Care

General practice nursing plan to avert workforce crisis is fabulous, says lead nurse

Doncaster plan to attract and keep practice nurses is part of trend across the country

Florence Nightingale Barbie doll
Nursing Standard

Florence Nightingale Barbie doll unveiled in tribute to inspiring women

New model forms part of range celebrating women who have broken boundaries

Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaking to nurses during a visit to the East Midlands and East of England Genomic Laboratory Hub at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge in October 2019, before the government promised to boost NHS nursing numbers by 50,000
Nursing Standard

Leaked NHS email highlights flaws in nurse retention plan

Government’s pledge for 50,000 more nurses rests on ‘weak’ proposals on retention

Coronavirus illustration
Nursing Standard

Coronavirus: community nurses begin training to carry out home testing

Concern about how district and primary care staff will find the time for extra home visits

UK border passport control
Nursing Standard

Immigration plans will ‘close the door’ to vital healthcare staff – RCN

College says new policy will shut out ‘lower-paid support workers and care assistants’

Rali and Petya Marinova
Nursing Standard

Meet the twin sisters with identical nursing careers

Rali and Petya Marinova qualified in the same specialty and work together on the same ward

Illustration of mental health service users discussing cervical screening with healthcare professionals
Cancer Nursing Practice

Cervical cancer screening resources to address mental health disparities

Support for women service users with severe mental illness to access screening

Man and woman sit in formal setting looking over a file of paperwork
Nursing Standard

FtP evidence: prospect of impact statements sparks fears for nurses’ mental health

NMC is exploring whether to use patient experience statements, despite stakeholder warnings

Jessica Anderson with her record certificate
Nursing Standard

London Marathon nurse finally receives her Guinness World Records certificate

Jessica Anderson cited as ‘proof that not all heroes wear capes – some of them wear scrubs’

Sue Harris, the UK’s first consultant nurse in harms-free care
Nursing Standard

How a new nursing role is tackling hospital-associated harm

UK’s first consultant nurse in harms-free care champions holistic approach to patient safety

Worthing Hospital in West Sussex, where a healthcare worker in the emergency department is among eight confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK
Nursing Standard

Coronavirus: healthcare worker at emergency department among confirmed cases

Hospital in West Sussex informs fellow staff of diagnosis

A nurse becomes a doctor
Nursing Standard

Plans to allow nurses to train as doctors are met with caution by nursing leaders

Professor criticises ‘hare-brained’ proposals, while RCN says standards must not slip