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UK envoy: Employ RP nurses at home first

More Thousands of Filipinos take nursing as an easy ticket for high-paying overseas jobs. But without sufficient job experience, many are jobless after graduation. GMANews.TV file photoBefore the Philippines could start sending out Filipino health care workers in droves abroad, it should first begin populating its hospitals with nurses.

The current surplus in Filipino nurses should be used by the government to care for its own people, said newly installed British Ambassador to the Philippines Stephen Lillie.

“You have a lot of nurses in the Philippines but there are some parts of the Philippines that do not have nurses," Lillie said on Thursday.

Although the British government is proud that its health care system has Filipino nurses, Lillie said the UK would eventually want to be self-sustaining. Posting from this link


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