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Jayne Ellis

About Jayne Ellis

For the past 30 years, Jayne has worked as a nurse in hospitals, hospice and community settings, and as a lecturer in the faculty of health at a London University. She founded EF training 11 years ago to provide health and social care training in a variety of settings across the acute and community sectors. She has trained with the International Association of Trauma Professionals to become a certified compassion fatigue facilitator and has developed a unique course in the UK addressing the issue of compassion fatigue amongst care staff. She delivers these courses nationally and regularly speaks on the topic of compassion fatigue and caregiver stress at events and conferences.

Saving Starfish


An old man was walking along a beach when he noticed a young woman off in the distance. As he got closer, he noticed that the woman was collecting starfish that had washed up on the beach and tossing them, … Continue reading


The hidden cost of caring


In its 2018 Survey of unpaid carers Carers UK states that 72% of unpaid carers in the UK said that they had suffered mental ill health as a result of caring. This carer fatigue or compassion fatigue has been recognised … Continue reading