Jobs for Pinoy nurses available in Ireland

via – A placement agency in Ireland is looking to hire 50 Filipino nurses. Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz confirmed a report by the Philippine Overseas Labor Office in London that Triopharm Ltd. is planning to hire 50 Filipino nurses for its client, Ardmore Care Home Group Limited. Read more »

Three UK hospitals in need of Pinoy health professionals

via – Three hospitals in the United Kingdom are in need of Filipino healthcare professionals, opening the gates for hundreds of would-be OFWs. In a statement Tuesday, Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), which is under the labor department, has just approved 270 job Read more »

Hospital forced to recruit 200 Filipino nurses to plug severe staffing shortages as experts warn 20,000 NHS posts are vacant

By Sophie Borland FOR THE DAILY MAIL An understaffed hospital trust has hired 200 nurses from the Philippines having failed to recruit any from the UK. Gloucestershire Hospitals – which serves 612,000 patients – is also aiming to appoint dozens of nurses from Spain, Portugal and India over the coming Read more »

Japan grants one-year extension for Filipino nurses

via – Filipino and Indonesian nurses will get the chance to train more to pass Japan’s rigorous nursing and care qualification exams after its government allowed trainees to stay an additional year. A report on Japan Times said the extension would also give candidates who failed but received good Read more »

DOLE notes greater demand for Pinoy nurses in UK

via -Filipino nurses wanting to work abroad may want to consider the United Kingdom, the Department of Labor and Employment said Friday. DOLE Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said this was indicated in a report from the Philippine Overseas Labor Office in London. “(T)wo UK-based foreign placement agencies acting on behalf Read more »

Higher salary for Filipino nurses sought

By Jee Y. Geronimo/ – The Philippines licenses thousands of nurses every year, and yet one of the biggest problems in the health system is maldistribution, as health workers prefer to stay in urbanized areas where they can be compensated properly. To “uphold the dignity of nurses,” Senator Teofisto “TG” Read more »

Tokyo to ease rules on nurses’ licensure

By Vito Barcelo/ Japan has pledged to increase the number of Filipino nurses and caregivers by modifying Japanese licensure examinations to raise the passing rate of Filipino candidates, according to Vice President Jejomar Binay. The Vice President was apprised of Japan’s plan during the courtesy call of Japanese Ambassador Read more »

Pinoy nurses warned vs. email scams promising jobs in New South Wales

via – The Australian government has warned nursing graduates in the Philippines against fake job offers supposedly coming from hospitals in New South Wales. The warning was issued by the Ministry of Health of New South Wales, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in a statement Thursday. Read more »

Pinoy nurses, teachers encouraged to try their luck in Japan

By Andrei Medina/GMA News – There is a growing need for Filipino English teachers and nurses in Japan, Consul General Maria Teresa Taguiang said, although interested applicants must meet some requirements first, among them being able to speak basic Nihonggo. Interviewed by GMA News Online during the 2014 Sakai-ASEAN Week Read more »

2 Pinay nurses qualify in PHL-Germany migration project

via – Two more Filipinas have passed a recognition examination for a Philippine-German nurses’ program in Frankfurt, Germany, the Department of Labor and Employment said Friday. The DOLE also said Krystel Anne Sumido and Eowyn Galvez are the first Filipino nurses to pass as Qualified Nurses (Gesundheits-und Krankenpflegerin). Both Read more »