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Jobless Pinay gets second chance

By Henni Espinosa, ABS-CBN North America Bureau A 64-year old former accountant has found her true calling in life—to care for the elderly and most vulnerable.

Image of nursing needs to change

By Ng Jing Yng Filipino nurse Jonelyn Gallego Tanalgo (picture), 27, has been working in the National University of Hospital (NUH) for the past three years. She had chanced upon a recruitment ad back home and decided to give it a shot.

Filipino Nurses working in Wales tell their stories

By Clare Hutchinson – Western Mail Last year 8,500 nurses and midwives came from abroad to work in the UK, many from countries such as India, Pakistan and the Philippines. This year, with foreign recruits set to outstrip the number of newly-qualified British nurses for the first time, Clare Hutchinson Read more »

Foreign nurses find recession in U.S.

By Hilda Surtida – examiner.com She literally felt it, the thud when she hit the ground, after just 3 weeks of floating on the clouds. All the giddy excitement that she felt when she first set foot on U.S. soil, all those dreams of a nice house and Read more »

Experiencing S’pore unconventionally

Filipino nurse Og Cueco, 25, is experiencing Singapore in a rather unconventional way – through the homes of people here.

Pinay nurse honored in Saudi Arabia

By – Florante Catanus A 58-year-old Filipino nurse received an award for spending 20 years of her life working in a hospital in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia.

Caregiver gives it her best for Hawaii’s elderly

Marilyn Cruz treats participants at an adult day health center like her own family By Mark Coleman Marilyn Cruz started her professional career as a midwife, helping bring about 25 babies into the world.

Lawmaker commends visiting nurse for saving life of NMI musical legend

By Moneth G. Deposa Marianas Variety, Micronesia HOUSE Health, Education and Welfare Committee Chairman Ralph DLG. Torres has commended a visiting nurse for her “tremendous hard work and sincere efforts” in serving the community. The lawmaker, in his commendation letter, stated that in the short time that Christine Marie Badoy-Sanchez Read more »

Nursing Stories: Colorful & Meaningful

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I have been working in a long-term care and hospice facility for more than a year, and the most important thing I’ve discovered is how much I can learn from our residents. The residents are really nice and pleasant, although some of them are confused due to Alzheimers or dementia. Read more »