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Filipino nurses training at Helsinki University Central Hospital receive their Finnish nursing degrees

Sheimabelle Duque and Raquel Torres working at Meilahti ear, nose & throat hospital reach their dream. ”I did it”, sighs Sheimabelle Duque when she is asked how she is now feeling.

PH: 1 of 3 countries on Norway’s watch list for health personnel

By Macel Ingles, ABS-CBN Europe News Bureau The Philippines landed on Norway’s state authorization office watch list for being a problem area when it comes to recruitment of health workers.

‘Nurse hiring in UK stable despite budget cuts’

By Patrick Camara Ropeta, ABS-CBN Europe News Bureau Filipino nurse recruitment in Britain should remain stable amid cuts on immigration and public spending in the UK, said the Philippine embassy in London.

Switzerland starts hiring Pinay nannies

By Danny Buenafe – ABS-CBN Europe News Bureau The close coordination between the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and Swiss authorities proved fruitful as there is now a gradual phase-in of new recruits for Filipino au pairs or nannies in Switzerland.

‘Very low prospects’ for Pinoy nurses in Europe — POEA

By Jerrie M. Abella The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has said job opportunities for Filipino nurses in Switzerland, Denmark and other European countries remain to be “minimal.”

Au pairs stay on in Denmark – as nurses

For an increasing number of Filipino women, a term as au pair in a Danish host family has become the first step on the path to a longer stay in Denmark with a work and residency permit.

Norway may hire Filipino health workers

The possible deployment of Filipino health workers to Norway will increase the country’s intellectual capital and wealth, the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) said on Saturday.

Filipino nurses arrive

By David J. Cord – www.helsinkitimes.fi A Small gap in the healthcare labour market is being filled with the arrival this week of 25 nurses from the Philippines. Twenty will be working in Helsinki while five are on their way to Tampere. They will be employed in surgery and inpatient Read more »

Pinoy nurses fill vacancies in specialised areas in UK hospitals

By Rose Eclarinal The United Kingdom nursing work force is ageing and British nurses are leaving the country to work in the United States and in recent years, in Australia.

Many older people cared for by migrant workers, study finds

By Lorna Siggins – www.irishtimes.com Ireland’s Senior citizens are being cared for in large numbers by one of the most marginalised groups in the labour force, a study by NUI Galway’s Irish Centre for Social Gerontology has found.