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Testing of foreign nurses gets easier: Nursing and Midwifery Council relaxes rules after just eight out of 220 applicants passed the English language exam

via dailymail.co.uk – A hospital trust has introduced new exam rules for foreign nurses after fewer than one in 20 passed the test. The English exams are a safeguard to ensure patients are protected from staff who may not fully understand what they are saying or communicate properly. In June Read more »

Germany set to hire more Filipino nurses

By Samuel Medenilla/mb.com.ph – Thirty Filipino nurses are now working in hospitals in Germany after successfully complying with the requirements of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration’s (POEA) Triple Win Project (TWP). Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz disclosed the workers were able to successfully pass the German recognition exam, the Read more »

Nurses in the firing line

By Gene Alcantara/ABS-CBN Europe News Bureau – After six years in the UK, if a nurse does not earn £35,000 per annum, she will be kicked out by the British Government. This is one of the continuous series of new announcements by the Home Office on migration which came out Read more »

More job openings for Pinoys in Germany

By Mayen Jaymalin/The Philippine Star – Filipino nurses are needed in Germany. The German Federal Employment Agency is recruiting 70 Filipino nurses with two years’ experience in geriatric care and nursing home, according to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA). Qualified applicants will have to undergo at least a six-month Read more »

Jobs for Pinoy nurses available in Ireland

via ABS-CBNnews.com – A placement agency in Ireland is looking to hire 50 Filipino nurses. Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz confirmed a report by the Philippine Overseas Labor Office in London that Triopharm Ltd. is planning to hire 50 Filipino nurses for its client, Ardmore Care Home Group Limited. Read more »

2 Pinay nurses qualify in PHL-Germany migration project

via gmanetwork.com – Two more Filipinas have passed a recognition examination for a Philippine-German nurses’ program in Frankfurt, Germany, the Department of Labor and Employment said Friday. The DOLE also said Krystel Anne Sumido and Eowyn Galvez are the first Filipino nurses to pass as Qualified Nurses (Gesundheits-und Krankenpflegerin). Both Read more »

First batch of Pinoy nurses arrive in Germany

via ABS-CBNnews.com – Four Filipino nurses, representing the first batch of Philippine health professionals to work in Germany under the Philippine-German labor agreement, arrived in Frankfurt last month. Nurses Vanessa S. Preclaro (25), Krystel Anne B. Sumido (28), Eowyn C. Galvez (26) and Ruel C. Galias (50), are now working Read more »

Rave reviews for Philippine nurses; more on the way

via yle.fi – The Nordic health care service provider Attendo says it has had only positive experiences with nurses coming from the Philippines. The company plans to recruit more overseas nursing professionals to plug the gap in the Finnish labour market. The first group of Philippine nurses recruited by Attendo Read more »

Germany is hiring 500 Filipino nurses

INQUIRER.net Germany is hiring 500 nurses from the Philippines until next year as part of the Agreement on Triple Win Migration, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration announced Saturday. They will work initially as assistant nurse at hospitals and as qualified nurse after recognition of the foreign qualification work, the POEA Read more »

First batch of Filipino nurses to Germany eyed this year

ABS-CBNnews.com The Philippines hopes to deploy its first batch of nurses to Germany this year, according to Vice President Jejomar Binay. “We hope that the initial batch of 50 nurses will be deployed in 2013 and the next batch of 500 deployed by 2014,” Binay said. On Tuesday, Binay met Read more »