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Nurses urged to consider ME, UK instead of US for work abroad

New nurses are advised not to limit their job hunting abroad to the United States as opportunities for healthcare professionals are abundant in other countries like the Middle East and the United Kingdom.

New nurses face tough challenge of landing a job

Looking for jobs is a tough challenge awaiting new nurses as over 2,000 nursing graduates who passed the Nursing Board Exam given last November 2008 are set to take their oath as professionals this afternoon in Cebu City.

POEA warns OFWs vs illegal recruiters

By Mayen Jaymalin and Sandy Araneta Filipino nurses and other Filipino professionals aspiring to work in the United Kingdom take a heed. The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration yesterday warned against illegal recruiters offering jobs in the UK.

Filipinos told to venture into Japan care-giving jobs

By Malou M. Mozo Filipinos are encouraged to capitalize on the growing demand for health workers, particularly caregivers in Japan, as jobs relating to the medical profession continue to rise there amid the crisis, an official from a local university here said.

Govt policy blamed for ‘exodus’ of Pinoy nurses

A group of health workers has accused President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s administration of driving Filipino nurses out of the country to work abroad, effectively neglecting areas in the Philippines in need of proper health care, the GMANews.TV said in its online edition.

Health group hits Arroyo’s ‘rural nurses’ program

The government should offer long-term solutions, not knee-jerk reactions, to the financial crisis currently affecting the economy, a group of health professionals said Tuesday.

POEA says nurses applying for job in Japan may register online

By Mayen Jaymalin Filipino nurses and caregivers aspiring to work in Japan may register online, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) reported.

DOLE sees an oversupply of nurses, some work in call centers

By Bernice Camille Bauzon – manilatimes.net Be a nurse and see the world—as a flight stewardess. The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is serious: to ease the oversupply of nurses, it is suggesting to airlines that they hire nurses as in-flight staff.

UK needs more nurses, health workers

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LONDON – Overseas Filipino worker Lawrence Cabrera barely gets enough rest. He works six times a week and accepts loads of overtime work. Since he moved to an agency to work as a nurse in UK’s private hospitals, he started earning as much as 6,000 pounds or half a million Read more »

Dismissals of Pinoy nurses won’t deter recruiting missions

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By Pamela Cowan – The dismissal of a few recently hired Filipino nurses in the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region won’t impact future recruiting missions to the Philippines. “We cannot discuss the details of those specific personnel matters due to the privacy rights but what I can tell you is Read more »