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Ireland Basic Terms: A Nice to Know for Filipino Nurses

Filipino nurses, take note that in any other areas of life, there will always be a first time. Each first step will inevitably be remarkable. It could either be terrific or terrible. Working abroad is part of that next step forward of our career path. For first time OFWs like me, it is nerve-racking. The […]

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NMBI Decision Letter Received

Some applicants got their decision letter a month after all their documents were received by NMBI (lucky them!) while others took longer. Mine, it took the NMBI two and a half months to assess my papers. I’m not even sure about the date they sent the letter. What is certain is that my decision letter […]

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Silent Maxicart (Code blue)

It was March 10, 2014 when a very overwhelming experience I will never forget came into my history. I was on duty that day for graveyard shift. I arrived 30 minutes before the time so I have opted to went to the 9th floor and pray first before I went down. When I arrived, I […]

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A Nurse’s Prayer

My God, teach me to receive the sick in Thy Name. Give to my efforts success for the glory of Thy Holy Name. It is Thy work; without Thee, I cannot succeed. Grant that the sick Thou hast placed in my care may be abundantly blessed, and not one of them be lost because of any neglect […]

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Ireland Application Timeline

DATE ACTIVITY EXPENSES 2015 -submitted resume to Chesham Recruitment Agency -general orientation (Chesham) -initial interview (CPL Healthcare) -final interview and job offer   February 10, 2016 Resignation February 20,2016 Start of IELTS Review at 9.0Niner 6000 April 21, 2016 IELTS Exam 9300 May 4, 2016 IELTS Result released online May 12, 2016 TRF received May […]

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Mr. Grumpy

We always have that one particular patient whom not every one of us if fond of handling. There are patients who are very demanding (if not grumpy) that makes you want to pull the time to your end of shift so you could endorse the burden already. But you know what? It is such an […]

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