Families with complicated lives are being helped by a project that supports both parents during their child’s first two years
Sarah JohnsonMy latest article looks at breaking cycles of domestic abuse and the @forbabysake programme which aims to help. I spoke to families, where domestic violence has been an issue, who are working to overcome their pasts to provide a better life for their baby
A rare and remarkable look into the NHS frontlines against Covid-19 from a nurse who's seen more than she ever bargained for...
Sarah JohnsonI’ve written my first book with an A&E nurse.
It’s her account of working through coronavirus, but also looks back at experiences throughout her career in a large emergency department.
If that tickles your fancy, you can pre-order it here
I listen to clients in impossible situations every day but, as a debt advisor for Citizens Advice, I can usually help
Sarah Johnson'I advise a client on universal credit who can't pay their bills or support their kids' This is the terrifying reality of many people's lives as they fall further into poverty. Claire Asher from @CoventryCA describes her working week
Dr Minesh Talati wants accountability not just for his father’s death, but the other coronavirus victims who didn’t need to die
Sarah JohnsonI interviewed Dr Minesh Talati yesterday who lost his father to Covid-19. Now he is taking legal action against the UK government. Speaking to him further underlined how much loss, sadness and anger there is at the moment theguardian.com/society/2020/j… #BloodSweatTears #Covid19
It doesn’t feel dissimilar to my time in hospital, but now it’s the government controlling my movements rather than my doctors
Sarah JohnsonSecond installment this wk of #BloodSweatTears series sees Sarah Coulthard-Evans write re being released from a #mentalhealth hospital days before #coronavirus lockdown was announced.
"I just spent 10 years in a psychiatric ward. Here’s how I’m coping"
Physical distancing is impossible, we have no PPE, patients aren’t allowed to go out, and violence and anxiety are on the rise
Sarah JohnsonLatest in the #BloodSweatTears series is from a mental health worker. They say: 'My mental health ward is not equipped for coronavirus. We feel like sitting ducks' theguardian.com/society/2020/a… #BloodSweatTears #NHS
Healthcare workers including a physiotherapist and a radiographer on how they are helping to battle the virus
Sarah JohnsonThe NHS is more than just doctors and nurses. I spoke to five people in vital roles whose voices haven't been heard much yet in the coronavirus crisis. Thanks for everyone's suggestions!
Young people with HIV in Brazil’s poorest favelas often have no support, but in Boi Malhado, one team is determined to provide vital help
Sarah JohnsonSandra Santos is a health worker who has dedicated her life to helping young people with HIV in São Paulo. Now she is venturing into the city's favelas to reach those most in need. Here is my account of her day theguardian.com/society/2020/m… #Brazil #HIV #premioespiritopublico
I often feel I’m letting my patients down, but I do this job because I believe in the healing power of small acts of kindness. This is what my working week looks like
Sarah JohnsonDealing with staff shortages, death threats and seeing human suffering is all in a week's work for this #mentalhealth nurse "There are no good decisions, only least bad ones" theguardian.com/society/2019/n… #NHS #nursing #MyWorkingWeek
From saving a life to losing a patient, we’d like to feature your accounts of the moments you will never forget
Sarah JohnsonI'm looking for #healthcare professionals who are NOT doctors or nurses to tell Guardian readers about their career-defining experiences. Pls get in touch at [email protected] Find out more about the #BloodSweatTears series here