Stephanie Jones-Berry

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.
Emergency Nurse

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

Guernsey nurses protesting about pay
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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

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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