Filipina nurse gets Office of British Empire Award – Filipino Abroad

Filipina nurse gets Office of British Empire Award

LONDON. Joy Ongcachuy in her scrub uniform. Ongcachuy led her team at the Royal London in caring for a deluge of injured people during the 2017 London Bridge terrorist attacks. (Contributed Photo)

A FILIPINA nurse was conferred an Office of the British Empire Award in the 2019 New Year’s Honours List for her contribution in treating and caring for those injured in the 2017 London terrorist attacks.

Joy Ongcachuy, a Filipino robotic lead nurse at the Royal London, who hails from Talisayan, Misamis Oriental, received the prestigious Order of the British Empire Awards on December 29, 2018, alongside two other medical professionals and members of the London police. 

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