Covid 19 webinar to address vaccine concerns among Filipino healthcare staff

Filipino healthcare staff have recently been reported to have the lowest uptake of Covid-19 vaccine at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, the largest hospital trust in England. The trust’s Director of Workforce Daniel Waldron was quoted as saying that although “Black-African and black-Carribean

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

Poetry: Invisible Women

Born in Batangas, Philippines, Romalyn Ante is the first East-Asian to win the Poetry London Clore Prize(2018) as well as the Manchester Poetry Prize (2017). Her debut pamphlet, Rice & Rain (V. Press), received the 2018 Saboteur Award for Best Poetry Pamphlet. Romalyn was 16 when her mother – a