There are said to be 25,000 Filipino nurses in the UK and very good at their jobs they are too.
'High death rates among Filipino nurses in UK now on global radar
The high death rate among Filipino nurses in the UK during the coronavirus pandemic is a concern that is now being discussed at an international level.
Earlier this week a Public Health England review revealed that the proportion of Covid-19 infections in the nursing workforce was highest among Asian ethnic groups and that the risk of dying from the virus was higher in black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) groups than in white ethnic groups.'
There was a recruitment drive in the 70s and 80s.