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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Report: 100 Pinoy nurses to lose hospital jobs in NY

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Some 100 Filipino registered nurses and hospital workers stand to lose their jobs with the closure of a cash-strapped hospital in Queens, New York.

The Filipino Reporter reported the Peninsula Hospital Center in Far Rockaway, Queens, is working on a closure plan as it is $60 million in the red.

Last Wednesday night, hospital workers and members of the community who may be affected by the closure held a three-hour candlelight vigil in front of the hospital to stave off the closure of the 104-year-old, 200-bed hospital.

A Filipino nurse said over 100,000 local residents in Queens, Brooklyn and Nassau County, many of them poor, will be hit hard if the Peninsula Hospital is shut down.

“We are all very worried about our family because we cannot afford to be unemployed in the middle of recession," she said.

She noted the nearest hospital will be several miles away — a major issue for a patient who suffers a heart attack or stroke.

The Filipino Reporter noted Jamaica Hospital, which treats major medical emergencies, is 10 miles away.

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