Covid-19

My Covid-19 story: A young dad, his prayers and a diary

By Mari-An Santos Four young Filipino nurses have been speaking to Mari-An Santos about their experiences of working in NHS hospital Covid-19 wards and in intensive therapy units (ITUs). Their ages range between 27 and 31 and most of them have been in the UK for

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

#Whatschanged? Tinig UK’s new campaign

Coronavirus cases have been rising fast again in the last few weeks. Tinig UK wants to help prevent a second wave of potentially avoidable deaths among Filipino healthcare workers and all those on the frontlines by asking – what changes have been made? Filipinos, we

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