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[OPINION] The trials of being a Filipina nurse with a foreign surname

May 11, 2020 - 4:00 PM

'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'

Low pay, high risk: The reality of nurses in the Philippines

May 06, 2020 - 9:40 PM

How much do nurses in the Philippines earn?

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Can Duterte stop health workers from leaving PH?

May 05, 2020 - 1:02 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says he will ask Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra and other officials to explore this option during the pandemic

STOP DEPLOYMENT? President Rodrigo Duterte holds a meeting with members of the Inter-Agency Task Force on May 4, 2020. Malacañang photo

'Underpaid, overworked, unappreciated:' PH deployment ban scars nurses during pandemic

Apr 16, 2020 - 7:44 PM

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

FIGHTING A PANDEMIC. Medical workers take a moment to perform a solidarity clap for their fellow frontliners outside the doors of Santa Ana Hospital in Manila on April 9, 2020. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

[OPINION] A message of hope from Filipino nurses to the public

Apr 16, 2020 - 1:14 PM

'It is our appeal to the society we serve that we be treated with respect and sympathy, and not as outcasts and disease carriers'

Duterte asks health workers to stay in PH during coronavirus outbreak

Apr 14, 2020 - 7:25 AM

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

FRONTLINES. Medical workers take a moment to perform a solidarity clap for their fellow front-liners outside the doors of Santa Ana Hospital in Manila on April 9, 2020. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

[OPINION] The state of Filipino nurses, before and during the coronavirus

Apr 05, 2020 - 1:30 PM

'Hindi po kami under sa mga doktor.... We work with doctors, not for them.'

2020 budget includes salary increase of gov't nurses

Nov 28, 2019 - 9:01 PM

Senator Lacson says government nurses can start getting higher salaries as early as January 2020

HIGHER SALARIES. Nurses from Filipino Nurses United (FNU) and nurses from different public and private hospitals ask for 30,000 salary increase, safe nurse to patient ratio, and quality patient care during a press conference at Ermita Manila on 8 October 2019. Photo by: Lito Borras/Rappler

Nurses protest to call for higher salary, better working conditions

Nov 09, 2019 - 3:35 PM

'How can the nurses take care of the country's health if they are overworked and underpaid?' asks Philippine Nurses Association president Erlinda Palaganas

DAY-LONG PROTEST. PNA along with other nurses, students, and groups marched from the University of Santo Tomas going to Kartilya ng Katipunan, Manila.

Supreme Court rules: Gov't nurses should be salary grade 15

Oct 09, 2019 - 11:44 AM

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

NURSES' PAY. A petition at the Supreme Court seeks to increase the salary of public nurses in the Philippines. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Calida blocks petition seeking to increase nurses' salary

Feb 27, 2019 - 12:08 AM

Solicitor General Jose Calida argues that implementing an increase in salary grade for government nurses would result in a 'wage distortion' among state workers

NURSES' PAY. A petition at the Supreme Court seeks to increase the salary of public nurses in the Philippines. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Supreme Court sets oral arguments on bid to increase nurses’ salary

Feb 01, 2019 - 4:37 PM

The petition from 2015 seeks to give nurses a salary grade where they could earn as much as P31,000 per month

NURSES' SALARY. A petition seeks to increase the salary of public nurses in the Philippines. File photo by AFP

Why our nurses are leaving

Sep 02, 2017 - 10:04 PM

Around 19 000 nurses leave the Philippines to work abroad every year

Long shifts, low pay are part of a PH nurse's reality

Aug 28, 2017 - 9:20 PM

24 year old nurse Faith Barcelon shares the struggles of being a nurse in the Philippines

Results: November 2015 Nurse Licensure Examination

Jan 08, 2016 - 10:39 PM

9 114 pass the Nurse Licensure Examination given in November 2015

Why nurses are superhuman

Sep 27, 2015 - 8:46 AM

Nursing was not my first dream but it has given me the chance to dream better dreams

Higher salary for Filipino nurses sought

Feb 05, 2015 - 1:51 PM

A Senate bill seeks to increase the entry level salary of Filipino nurses to P24 887

GOING ABROAD? Many unemployed nurses seek better opportunities abroad.

Gov't urged: Develop foreign labor markets for nurses

May 29, 2014 - 4:54 PM

Every year the country sends an average of 12 000 nurses abroad

List of passers for December 2013 Nurse Licensure Exams

Jan 15, 2014 - 4:37 PM

PRC announces latest batch of Nursing Licensure Exam Passers