Rappler's latest stories on nurses in the Philippines
'For now, my wish is that no other half-Filipina nurse – or any other nurse for that matter – would have to go through the same experience I did'
How much do nurses in the Philippines earn?
President Rodrigo Duterte says he will ask Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra and other officials to explore this option during the pandemic
A sudden deployment ban on health workers during the coronavirus outbreak exposes once more the plight of Filipino nurses who have fought decades for better working conditions
'It is our appeal to the society we serve that we be treated with respect and sympathy, and not as outcasts and disease carriers'
While President Rodrigo Duterte made the appeal, it is not clear if he approved an Inter-Agency Task Force resolution to allow health workers with existing contracts to leave the country
'Hindi po kami under sa mga doktor.... We work with doctors, not for them.'
Senator Lacson says government nurses can start getting higher salaries as early as January 2020
'How can the nurses take care of the country's health if they are overworked and underpaid?' asks Philippine Nurses Association president Erlinda Palaganas
But the High Court says it cannot compel the government to implement the adjustment to the new salary grade because this needs another law for the budget
Solicitor General Jose Calida argues that implementing an increase in salary grade for government nurses would result in a 'wage distortion' among state workers
The petition from 2015 seeks to give nurses a salary grade where they could earn as much as P31,000 per month
24 year old nurse Faith Barcelon shares the struggles of being a nurse in the Philippines
9 114 pass the Nurse Licensure Examination given in November 2015
Nursing was not my first dream but it has given me the chance to dream better dreams
A Senate bill seeks to increase the entry level salary of Filipino nurses to P24 887
Every year the country sends an average of 12 000 nurses abroad
PRC announces latest batch of Nursing Licensure Exam Passers