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Department of Health (DOH) Nurse Certification Program

Department of Health (DOH) Nurse Certification Program

The Department of Health (DOH) has officially launched a program called “DOH Nursing Certification Program (NCP)” in Manila. The ceremonies were lead by Health Secretary Enrique Ona. The NCP is a certification system. It is a program that aims to develop  and improve the competency and the skills of Filipino Nurses. According to Secretary Ona,...
Filipino Nurses for Finland

Filipino Nurses for Finland

Unemployment rate of Filipino nurses in their homeland, the Philippines is very high and these nurses have been looking for ways to seek better lives abroad. There is good news for some of these Filipino nurses: Finland, a Nordic country located in Europe,  is welcoming another 100 nurses from abroad. The Nordic country is welcoming...
15 Filipino Nurses fired by liking Facebook status : Is it justifiable?

15 Filipino Nurses fired by liking Facebook status : Is it justifiable?

When is it legal to terminate employees? A lot of the grounds for termination and dismissal are usually written on company-individualized and company-unique handbooks and manuals. Each company or institution has its own manual which decides punishments for different violations committed by employees. Guidelines are written in the manuals which serve as guides to employees...
RN heals 4 - Deployment of 22,500 Nurses for 2013

RN heals 4 – Deployment of 22,500 Nurses for 2013

Department of Health proposed budget of 54.6 billion in 2013, and its attached agency was recently revealed by Health Secretary Enrique T. Ona. A part from the said budget was the RN heals 4 – Deployment of 22,500 Nurses for 2013 , which hopefully will give a solution for overpopulated nurses in the country. Under...
Exploitation and Lack of Job Security - Nursing in the Philippines

Exploitation and Lack of Job Security – Nursing in the Philippines

Last June 2012, the Philippine Nurse Licensure Examination was administered by the Board of Nursing of the Professional Regulation Commission. 60, 895 graduate nurses took the exam and 27, 823 successfully passed, making the passing rate 45.69%. The passing volume of nurses added to the huge pool of professional registered nurses in this country, bringing...
Professional Nursing, the Job Market, and the Philippines

Professional Nursing, the Job Market, and the Philippines

Nursing is one of the most lucrative professions in the world. In this ever-changing, aging, and growing population, professional nurses will continue to be in demand for many years to come. Nursing is a profession that provides, decent pay, a balanced shifting schedule, and the flexibility of time between personal, social life and work, well,...
Pinoy Nurses: In-demand in the Land of Legend, Oman

Pinoy Nurses: In-demand in the Land of Legend, Oman

The Sultanate of Oman is a country situated in the Southwest Asia and on the Southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula. The country is bordered with United Arab Emirates in the northwest, Saudi Arabia in the west and Yemen in the southwest. The Arabian Sea in the south and east and the Gulf of Oman...
Francis Fernando proud Pinoy Nurse won prestigious awards in UK

Francis Fernando proud Pinoy Nurse won prestigious awards in UK

A proud Pinoy Nurse  Francis Fernado won a prestigious award in UK  for his care for vulnerable elderly patients at Salisbury District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust which headed a ten-member team for his project dubbed as ‘Striving for Excellence in the Care of Elderly Patients with Hip Fracture.’ The Project was successfully presented for the...
Japan Nursing Exam Pass by 13 Filipino Nurses

Japan Nursing Exam Pass by 13 Filipino Nurses

The Department of Labor and Employment recently stated that 13 Filipinos Nurses had just passed Japan national licensure exam for nurses this year. According to Rosalida Baldoz secretary of Department of Labor and Employment that the 13 Filipino nurses showed the word with their feat that they are professionally competent. “I warmly congratulate the 13 Filipino...
Filipino took nursing course reach a close to 3 million

Filipino took nursing course reach a close to 3 million

The Professional Regulation Commission(PRC) reported recently about the Filipino nurses population for the past 10 years.Data showed for almost decade that Filipino took nursing courses have already reach a close to 3 million and nearly 400,000 passed the Nursing Licensure Examination. Member of PRC Board on Nursing Marco Sto. Tomas said that the number of...
PhilHealth cited for pro-nurses plan

PhilHealth cited for pro-nurses plan

Rep. Eduardo Gullas (Cebu, First District) has credited the state-run Philippine Health Insurance Corp. with giving more value to nurses — the nation’s second-largest group of professionals after teachers, a press release from his office said. “We laud PhilHealth under its chairperson, Secretary of Health Enrique Ona, and president, Dr. Eduardo Banzon, for bestowing greater...
Filipino nurse from UK suspected of murdering three patients at Stepping Hill Hospital

Filipino nurse from UK suspected of murdering three patients at Stepping Hill Hospital

Victorino Chua, a 46 years old  Filipino nurse from UK , was arrested by police at his home in Heaton Norris, Stockport. The Police arrest  Chua after  suspicion of contaminating saline drips that led to the death of three patients and cause harm of 18 people  at Stepping Hill Hospital during summer ,the report from...
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