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Forum: Canada
May 25th 2010, 5:33 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,472
Posted By marina

Re: Vernon BC - nursing jobs/elementary schools

Hi there, I work in Vernon Community Care, IHA, and yes, you are right there are only casual jobs advertised at present. It is a very different working environmnet as you will find out once you are...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,611
Posted By marina

Re: CRNE in June - is it like NCLEX?

I read through the PREP, but since was not trained in UK and a while ago decided to hire a tutor on line. Their names are given on the CRNBC website. Let me know if you can't find it and would like...
Replies: 2
Views: 658
Posted By marina

Re: canada(alberta or brithish columbia)

I agree, it depends on where you want to go and what do you want to do. My husband is RMN and I am an RN. We are in BC. He had a job before we landed with interior health authority. I think it is...
Forum: Canada
Feb 23rd 2009, 7:18 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,247
Posted By marina

Re: Nursing

I think it depends on which province you are going to. BC, for instance, accepts diploma in general and psychiatric nursing. Ontario on the other hand would need you to have a degree. If you have not...
Feb 3rd 2009, 5:40 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 699
Posted By marina

Re: renewing childrens uk passports in canada (now Washinton DC)

I had to think about that as well and in the end I only sent the old passports, they took the fees from the credit card. So I assume it is all OK.
Jan 26th 2009, 9:14 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,686
Posted By marina

Re: £500 For Kids Born Before 2002

Thank you so much Celtic Princess. I found out only last night but hopefully can get the credit. I phoned the local tax office and they confirmed that I had not recieved the money.
To anyone else...
Jan 16th 2009, 6:10 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,883
Posted By marina

Re: Does anyone else think like this?

Quote:
It's swings and roundabouts. You think you are getting away but its the same everywhere. Same sh*t different scenery, as someone on another post put it.
There's tax on the phone bill, the...
Replies: 8
Views: 3,252
Posted By marina

Re: CRNBC exam June 08

I sat CRNE in October 2008 and passed. I was very worried as I was originally trained in Russia in 1994 and then worked in UK for 12 years. I resorted to using one of the online tutors and personally...
Replies: 1
Views: 862
Posted By marina

Re: mental health nursing in Nova Scotia

My husband is UK trained RMN now registered in BC. We are thinking of moving to Ontario. He will need to do a few things in order to register there. It is all not clear what until the nursing board...
Replies: 0
Views: 630
Posted By marina

Nursing in Ontario.

Any UK trained nurses working in Ontario? :)
I moved to BC last year from London. I worked as an anaesthetic nurse in theatres. Currently registered with nursing board in BC and now thinking of...
Forum: Canada
Dec 11th 2008, 10:32 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,222
Posted By marina

Re: Immunisations for school

We moved to BC a year ago. I had to think long and hard about the vaccinations. As I opted out of immunising my second child and I stopped immunizations for my first after the first shot of MMR - he...
Replies: 13
Views: 2,214
Posted By marina

Re: Nursing in Canada

http://allnurses.com/forums/f108/hello-sec-assessment-265795.html...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By marina

Re: Any Britis nurses working in the okanagan?

I'm not wanting to steal your thread, I am also a psych nurse looking into the Okanagan. I was a little worried as Marina mentioned her husband wasn't employed in the position he was expecting. I...
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By marina

Re: Canadian Unions

I did not even know you do not have to be a union member. Before we even signed the union papers the fees were coming out of the salary. Will have to investigate it. Have you actually read the...
Jun 27th 2008, 5:41 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,810
Posted By marina

Re: NHS... Thank god for them!

I am a nurse myself, originally from Russia, lived and worked in London for 13 years and moved to BC, Canada 7 months ago. From my own professional point of view NHS is unique and needs to be...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By marina

Re: Any Britis nurses working in the okanagan?

Have you had to do nights in Canada?
Also have the Canadian Nurses been friendly with you? I wonder how they take to foreign nurses in general?
Where abouts are you living at the moment?
I have...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By marina

Re: Any Britis nurses working in the okanagan?

Dear Izzy,
I am not sure how that works with the e-mail. Let me know I would be happy to help. I would love to hear about New Zealand as well. :)
Replies: 4
Views: 1,032
Posted By marina

Re: canadian nursing salary scales?

We moved to Canada, BC 7 months ago. My husband is a psyche nurse with about 6-7 years of experience and I think he is on a better pay. Although he did have to negotiate and prove the amount of years...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By marina

Re: Any Britis nurses working in the okanagan?

Hi Dee, I worked in theatres as anesthetic nurse. There is no such thing here or it is very difficult to find. I would like to do something else not nursing but you know that it is better paid here...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By marina

Re: Any Britis nurses working in the okanagan?

Hi Dee,
I am originally from Russia, lived in UK for the last 13 years. I worked in St Thomas' Hospital, London for the last 10 years. We decided to move to Canada for all the right reasons at that...
Jun 24th 2008, 9:15 am
Replies: 81
Views: 7,064
Posted By marina

Re: Rose tinted specs or a reality check

My personal experience tells me that you have to follow your gut feeling as well. I am an immigrant for the second time. Lived in UK for 13 years and was overall happy. The rising cost of living,...
Forum: Canada
Jun 24th 2008, 3:11 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,095
Posted By marina

Re: Our fact finding trip to Vancouver

This makes an interesting reading, thank you. We moved to Canada 7 months ago from SE London. Curently residing in Vernon, BC. I am unable to settle no matter how great it is or so everybody...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By marina

Re: Any Britis nurses working in the okanagan?

Hi Dee, I was wondering if you made it yet to Okanagan. I am currently doing some hours prior to my registration and will sit an exam in October. I had a had time getting into the hospital in Vernon....
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