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Pinoy nurse to future OFWs: Beware of sweet-talking agencies

A Filipino nurse in Australia has advised potential overseas contract workers going into the same profession to be careful when dealing with recruiters and employers to prevent applicants from being victimized by sweet talk.


By Joseph Pimentel – After working as a traveling nurse for the past five years, Alino, a registered nurse at John Hopkins Hospital in Maryland, said there were Filipino nurses in every hospital she was assigned in. From the Houston medical center in Texas, the University of Arizona in Arizona, Read more »

Pinoy nurses say they are underpaid

By Gloria Jane Baylon – Gov’t nurses demand implementation of P16,093 minimum base pay. A hundred Philippine nurses, representing mostly public health institutions, today demanded that government immediately implement the monthly minimum base pay for nurses of not lower than P16,093, stressing this much is required under Republic Act 9173, Read more »

June 2008 Nurse Licensure Exam Results

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 27,765 out of 64,459 passed the Nurse (First Timers, Repeaters, Removals) Licensure Examination given by the Board of Nursing in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga last June 2008.