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Filipino nurses as researchers: PNA UK holds first World Cafe Convention

 by Ronan Cameron-Carter and Liezel Longboan Over 300 participants from 17 countries attended the Philippine Nurses Association (PNA) UK’s first ever World Café Convention on 24 October, Saturday. Hosted online due to Covid-19 restrictions, the event attracted attendees from the Philippines, the UK, and the

Filipina nurse gets Queen’s birthday award for her services during Covid-19

Minerva Pascual Klepacz, matron in the Eye Unit and BAME lead at Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, has been awarded the British Empire Medal for her services to nursing during the pandemic. She is the only Filipino to receive an award for

Repatriated OFWs resist pandemic’s stress through family bonds

Many Filipino construction workers in Saudi Arabia have lost their jobs in even before the pandemic. Photo credit: Pixabay Thousands of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) have been made redundant because of Covid-19. However, the all-enduring Filipino safety net during crises – the family – soldiered

Kanlungan conducts survey on impact of Covid-19 on BAME healthcare workers*

A survey led by Filipino organisation Kanlungan Filipino Consortium (Kanlungan), in collaboration with the UBELE Initiative, was conducted to identify ways to support Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities that are affected by Covid-19. The online survey, which took place between August and October,

Top 20 sites for coronavirus advice

Research by Ronan Cameron-Carter Government advice and statistics UK Government Coronavirus information page   – The UK Government’s official coronavirus information page where you can find the latest government policies on travel restrictions, social distancing, testing, and other important information. Getting a free test for coronavirus – If you