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Nursing Jobs News for October

Written on 11/8/11

We have looked at the industry’s recent developments on the Nursing Times site to bring you a round-up of all the news relevant to your job search in healthcare. With the face of the nursing sector changing all the time, it is of key importance that those entering this area of healthcare, or just shifting their position within it, know what’s going on, and how these developments may affect them or the job market as a whole.

'We're dedicated to helping nurses further their careers'
“Our new site is the best place to look if you’re planning to make a move”
The re-launch of and the four newer, niche sites for care home, acute, community and mental health nursing.

Health ministers voice support for specialist nursing
“Health ministers have thrown their support behind specialist nurses, in the face of concern about their falling numbers.”
Overview of government-planned changes to payment structure, i.e. the way the NHS pays for services, made in support of specialist nurses.

New health visitor task force will be a 'critical friend' to the government
“The head of the new health visitor task force has promised to scrutinise the government’s performance to ensure plans to create an extra 4,200 health visitor jobs over the next four years become a reality.”
Creation of thousands of jobs by government scheme. There are huge economic and emotional benefits to health visiting: perhaps it can be an alternative career path for those interested in nursing.

'It makes me proud to showcase the work of nurses'
Lynne Maher helps nurses have ideas and offers support to transform them into reality

We hope that you find the above articles interesting and helpful. Nursing Times is the leading publication for the nursing sector, and is always seeking to remain at the forefront of its field. If you are looking for a new career or the latest Nursing Jobs then check out our search page at