500 Pinoy nurses needed in Ireland govt hospitals

via filipinotimes.ae A Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA)-licensed agency in ABBA Personnel Services Inc. recently announced that they are looking for staff nurses for University Hospital Waterford, as well as, South Tipperary General Hospital in Ireland. University Hospital Waterford is a 516 bedded hospital located in Waterford city. It provides Read more »

Germany needs 400 Filipino nurses: POEA

By Samuel Medenilla/mb.com.ph – Four hundred job vacancies in Germany are now out for grabs for Filipino nurses after the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) started anew its recruitment process for its Triple Win Project (TWP). In an advisory, POEA said applicants must be Filipino citizen and permanent resident of Read more »

Pinoy nurses urged: Explore job opportunities in Australia

By Victor Anthony V. Silva/cebudailynews.inquirer.net – More Filipino nurses are encouraged to work in Australia amid an increasing demand in the country for personal care workers and other aged healthcare professionals. Vikram Sharma, an Australian-registered migration agent, said one of Australia’s problems in recent years is that it has Read more »

Saudi Arabia needs 200 Pinoy critical care nurses

via gmanetwork.com – The Ministry of Health (MOH) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is in need of 200 Filipino critical care nurses for different cardiac hospitals around the gulf country. According to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), the test and interview for the positions will take place Read more »

Demand for Philippine nurses: Here we go again

By BusinessMirror Editorial The headline from the BBC story read “Nursing Dream Turns Sour in the Philippines”. “At the beginning of this year, more than 200,000 registered Philippine nurses could not find work, and an estimated 80,000 are graduating this year to join an already saturated job market. Western countries Read more »

Japan extends stay of Filipino trainee nurses

via filipinotimes – To give them another chance to take qualification exams to work in Japan, the country’s government has granted extensions of stay for trainee nurses and caregivers from the Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam by one year. The fourth extension comes as the government tries to boost the overall Read more »

60,000 nurses needed by 2020 in Canada: firm

By JEANDIE O. GALOLOISOLDE D. AMANTE/sunstar.com.ph Filipino nurses are needed in Canada. That’s according to immigration consultancy firm Enhance Visa, who noted a demand for at least 60,000 nurses in the country by 2020, quoting the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA). Occupations listed in Canada’s labor shortage include nurses Read more »

Health Minister clears the air on Filipino nurses

By Loshaun Dixon/thestkittsnevisobserver.com Minister of Health Eugene Hamilton has cleared the air on the subject of Filipino nurses hired by his ministry to work at the hospital and rejects rumours that they are being paid larger salaries than local nurses. In an interview with The Observer, Hamilton confirmed that they Read more »

DOH: No mass retrenchment of health workers in 2017

By Jee Y. Geronimo/rappler.com – The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday, November 18, addressed lawmakers’ concerns regarding the feared “mass retrenchment” of health workers, especially nurses, in 2017. The health department said while its deployment program for doctors, nurses, midwives, dentists, and medical technologists is “generally successful,” it is Read more »

Why are private Egyptian hospitals recruiting nursing staff from overseas?

By David Wood/madamasr.com – Mechell, a Filipina nurse, strides into an upmarket restaurant in Sheikh Zayed City, Greater Cairo. She casually makes a request of a waiter in Egyptian Arabic, and then transitions immediately into speaking impeccable English. She appears totally at ease in her foreign surroundings. Mechell has travelled Read more »