Stephanie Jones-Berry

Mature student
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Rise in number of mature applicants to nursing courses in England

Overall applications also rise, but RCN says numbers are still ’way below what is needed’

Nurse administers vaccination to a fellow healthcare worker
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Flu jabs for nurses: one in three did not have this season’s vaccine by new year

Front-line nurses’ uptake falls far short of NHS vision for workforce immunisation

Danielle Tiplady, patients and RCN members hold boxes containing their safe staffing petitions in Downing Street
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Safe staffing in the NHS: nurses and patients petition prime minister Boris Johnson

Activists want to keep pressure on ministers over nurse numbers and a safe staffing law

A joint Marie Curie-Helpforce project will train volunteers to sit with patients at the end of life, and provide support to them and their families
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End of life care: volunteers will offer company for dying patients where nurses can’t

Charity project will train volunteers to provide much-needed support in NHS hospitals

A junior doctor trying out a sleep pod
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Sleep pod aims to help trust’s staff fight fatigue during a shift

Initiative is being trialled by doctors – with plans to roll it out to all shift workers

RCN name plate at the college's London headquarters
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Independent reviewers to examine RCN’s governance – and they want to hear from members

College orders report in response to fallout from 2018 NHS pay proposal

Gender and pay in nursing
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Old-fashioned view of nursing as ‘feminine’ undervalues profession, RCN study reveals

Gender inequalities persist despite the fact that nine out of ten nurses in the UK are women

clinical staff attempt CPR
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CPR: we support best practice guidance, insists NMC chief executive

Regulator enters debate about its suspension of nurse who did not attempt CPR

Oxygen wristband
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Coloured wristbands help people with respiratory issues in the community

Their use informs emergency staff of correct oxygen level required by each patient

My Daddy is a Nurse, by Butterfly Books, challenges gender stereotypes about nursing
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My Daddy is a Nurse: the children’s book challenging gender stereotypes

Nursing Now campaign and chief nurse work with publisher to tackle profession’s gender divide

nurse sits on sofa talking to woman who is holding an infant
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Post-reg education: shake-up in specialist community public health nursing standards

NMC in plan to update framework to reflect modern nursing roles

Sign outside High Court in Edinburgh, which reads 'High Court of Justiciary'
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Nursing student freed on appeal after serving half her prison sentence for fraud

Thandiwe Matikiti had dishonestly secured public money to fund her degree

Annual emergency admissions figures for people with dementia in England have risen by 100,000 since 2012-13
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People with dementia face multiple emergency admissions every year

Alzheimer’s Society says annual emergency admissions rise in England cost NHS £280 million

NMC building plaque
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NMC suspends nurse for failing to give CPR to care home resident

Nahid Nasiri knew a Do Not Attempt Resuscitation order was not in place

The governemnt has pleddged up to £8,000 in grants for nursing students in hard-to-recruit disciplines
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Student grants: who will and won’t get the full £8,000 for hard-to-recruit disciplines

Only some learning disability and mental health nursing students eligible for extra £3,000

Egg Machine with Steam
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Brisk breakfast: machine makes scrambled eggs for patients in 15 seconds

Trial of device at Nottingham hospital whips up a positive response

The Scottish national nursing uniform uses different shades of blue to differentiate between roles
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Patients are confused by inconsistent nurses’ uniforms – and they’re not alone

Why nurses favour a UK-wide standardised uniform that makes clear who does what

Tyspane care home in north Devon
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Nursing home manager struck off for failing to act on abuse claims

NMC sanctions three former staff at Devon care home for patient neglect

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