Philippine nurses are in demand to fill Brexit shortfall but English language tests create an obstacle

//Philippine nurses are in demand to fill Brexit shortfall but English language tests create an obstacle

Philippine nurses are in demand to fill Brexit shortfall but English language tests create an obstacle

Bracing for life after Brexit, British hospitals badly need more nurses like Filipino Jobie Escalona, but she twice flunked a mandatory English language test that asked her to write up the merits of immigration and computer education in school.The 23-year-old Escalona, with three years experience in a private hospital in Manila, lost almost 3 months salary paying nearly US$600 to sit the tests.Fed up, she was ready to give up on Britain and try Canada, one of several other countries short of…

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By | 2019-04-09T01:31:27+00:00 April 9th, 2019|World|Comments Off on Philippine nurses are in demand to fill Brexit shortfall but English language tests create an obstacle