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Home is where the heart is

And the hurt for Filipino nurses is being so far from their kin at Christmas time. By Sheila Wayman FILIPINO NURSE Nora Robles will be sharing in her family’s traditional celebrations at midnight on Christmas Eve in the southern Philippines. She will watch her son, her parents, four sisters and Read more »

Filipino family win right to stay

Last-ditch efforts to stop a Filipino family living in Pembrokeshire being deported have paid off. Care worker Flora Domagas, her husband Ernesto and their four children were told they would have to leave next month after five years in Wales.

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 »