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We are holding interviews for Portuguese and Italian nurses between the 8th and 11th September 2014 who have applied for nursing jobs at St James’ Hospital in Ireland. Don’t forget, you can trial run a visit to Dublin by entering our prize draw for the chance to win a luxury weekend for two in the Irish capital city. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to come and experience first … Continue reading

At Kate Cowhig we are currently recruiting for nurses to work in permanent roles across medicine, respiratory, gastroenterology, emergency room, surgery, orthopaedics, emergency assessment unit, stroke unit and theatres for the Mid Essex NHS Hospital Trust. INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD IN LISBON BETWEEN THE 24TH – 27TH AUGUST SO APPLY NOW! The Benefits of Working at the Mid Essex NHS Hospital Trust: Salary ranging from £21,478 – £27,901* (€26,865 – … Continue reading

At Kate Cowhig we are currently recruiting for permanent nursing positions in medicine, surgery, orthopaedics and ICU with the Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust. Interviews for Portuguese nurses will be held in Porto between the 28th and 31st July 2014 so login and apply now to ensure your interview!   A Little More About Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS … Continue reading

We have already written a couple of lengthy blog posts about Qatar in the hope of answering many of your questions about the culture, traditions and even practical considerations of moving to Qatar. However, as well as asking us as many questions as you can about moving to Qatar, there are also one or two questions you should ask yourself too! Moving abroad to live and work is not a … Continue reading

Life in Qatar is where East meets West. This lively developed country, with excellent sandy beaches and historical sites, has adapted to western lifestyles while at the same time traditional Arabic life carries on as it has done for thousands of years. This sun kissed country is filled with possibilities; desert escapades, shopping extravaganzas, natural attractions, water sports, state of the art sporting facilities, historical museums not forgetting the fine … Continue reading

Student nurse, Ana Marquez-Duarte tells of her first 12 months experience working in the busiest Emergency Department in London. Making the move to London initially from Portugal was probably the most difficult thing for me to do at the time. Leaving friends and family and all that I knew to start work as an Accident & Emergency (A&E) nurse in a strange and foreign city was both frightening and really … Continue reading

It’s not surprising to hear that Nursing is often referred to as a work of heart. The passion, empathy, caring attitudes of nurses is what holds the key to recovery for patients.  Being able to save lives is one of the greatest opportunites in a career in nursing. Role of a Cardiac Theatre Nurse Affectionately known as the heartbeat of healthcare, nurses in general have a whole host of characteristics … Continue reading

Today heralds the announcement from An Bord Altranais; the Nursing Board of Ireland that it has changed its name to Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann, or Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI). An Bord Altranais is the regulatory body for the nursing profession. Its main functions are to establish and maintain a register of nurses; to provide for the education and training of nurses and student nurses; to inquire … Continue reading

Much has been written in the media about the economy in Portugal struggling with its worst ever recession. The country is undergoing massive spending cuts coupled with high unemployment.  In the area of Healthcare, these effects are very evident as many nurses are struggling to have to hold down two or three jobs to make a living due to short working contracts.  On average nurses in Portugal may earn in the region of 900 euros a month, maximum, in … Continue reading

…in Madrid, Bilbao,Valencia,Seville, Santiago! Calling all nurses…want the chance to improve your nursing skills and English language skills? Come and work for the NHS in London and the UK. Newly qualified & experienced nurses in all acute specialties are invited to attend the Kate Cowhig International Healthcare Recruitment Open Days for Nurses. Nursing Open Days being held throughout Spain in Santiago, Bilbao, Valencia, Seville and Madrid week commencing 15th October … Continue reading