Nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations.

nursing in the philippines, with love..;)


The Earliest Hospitals Established were the following:

a. Hospital Real de Manila (1577). It was established mainly to care for the Spanish King’s soldiers, but also admitted Spanish civilians.Founded by Gov. Francisco de Sande
b. San Lazaro Hospital (1578) – built exclusively for patients with leprosy. Founded by Brother Juan Clemente

The Earliest Hospitals Established
a. Hospital de Indio (1586) –Established by the Franciscan Order; Service was in general supported by alms and contribution from charitable persons.
Read the complete history of nursing here in the Philippines at this blog entry


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