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Pinay bags ‘care award’ in London

By Danny Buenafe Filipino workers continue to bring honor and pride to the country particularly in the health sector. Recently, a Filipina senior caregiver from Cagayan De Oro City bagged the special amazing care award in the 3rd Barchester Care Awards in London.

15 Vizcaya nurses bound for Spain

By Charlie Lagasca An initial batch of 15 nurses from this landlocked province is bound for employment in northern Spain’s Bizkaia (Vizcaya) province as a result of a sisterhood agreement signed between this province and its Spanish namesake.

Spain needs more nurses, DFA reports

By Llanesca T. Panti Spain, despite suffering from the global economic crisis, was still in need of foreign nurses including Filipinos, the Department of Foreign Affairs announced Wednesday.

Filipinos welcome Swiss Parliament proposal to hire Pinoy nurses

By Brady Eviota The Filipino community is elated over published news reports that the Swiss Parliament is set to discuss the hiring of Filipino nurses to help address Switzerland’s problem of its aging population.

Helsinki University Central Hospital hit by nurse shortage

Public health care hopes economic slump will attract nurses from private sector If there is one field in Finland in which employees do not need to fear losing their jobs, it is public health care. For instance, every day there is a shortage of more than 350 nursing professionals at Read more »

Career shift, temporary solution to crisis in Ireland

By Rose Eclarinal Filipinos in Ireland thought of a temporary solution to ease the impact of the recession on their lives.

Philippine Nurses Stopped by Danish Administration

By Charlotte Lund Dideriksen 200 nurses from the Philippines are ready to go to Denmark, but because of the strict regulation of the National Heath Service they are prevented to get working permit in nurse-lacking Denmark.

Pinoy nurses’ problem greets new ambassador in Oslo PE

Nurses problem greeted newly-arrived ambassador to Norway Elizabeth P. Buensuceso who arrived on Dec. 11 to assume her post vice Ambassador Victoria S. Bataclan who went back to Manila after completing her tour of duty.

UK re-opening door for nurses

By Mayen Jaymalin Here’s good news for the growing number of jobless Filipino nurses. The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) reported (Dec. 4) that the United Kingdom has re-opened its doors to Filipino nurses.

Some Pinoy nurses in Austria willing to retire in RP

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In the early 1970s, the regular influx of Pinoy nurses to Austria was a normal phenomenon since Austria asked the Philippine government to send professional healthcare workers to the country.