3 months Bicol solon says DOH ‘pirating’ nurses from LGU-run hospitals MB
By Charissa Luci-Atienza Camarines Sur Rep. Luis Raymund Villafuerte is calling on the Lower Chamber to step in and look into the Department of Health’s (DOH) “pirating spree” of nurses working in hospitals that are being run by local government units (LGUs), saying that it has compromised the government’s implementation of the universal health care (UHC) program and has undermined the devolution of health functions to LGUs. Camarines Sur Rep. Luis Raymund “LRay” Villafuerte(FACEBOOK / MANILA BULLETIN) He sought a congressional probe on the DOH’s new Nurse Deployment Project (NDP), believing that it would create a “severe nurse shortage” in ... more