Why Doctors are Leaving the UK

A once desired and respected profession is on its last legs. When I was 12 my parents asked me what I wanted to be when I was older: “A doctor.” My Taiwanese mother nodded approvingly, while my Austrian father looked quietly concerned. I was top of my class with perfect grades and my parents were both medical — it seemed an obvious decision. Seventeen years and two … Continue reading Why Doctors are Leaving the UK

Doctors: Specialty training in Switzerland and how to apply for it

Swiss Medical Specialty Training System: How to Apply and Life as a Doctor in Switzerland. It’s no secret that the UK no longer has the greenest pastures for doctors or those considering a career in medicine. Applications to UK medical schools keep falling year on year and more doctors drop out of medicine entirely or leave the UK during or after foundation training. If you’re one … Continue reading Doctors: Specialty training in Switzerland and how to apply for it

Doctors: How to apply for specialty training in Austria

How to apply for a medical or surgical specialty training post in Austria with a UK/Foreign medical degree: It’s no secret that the UK no longer has the greenest pastures for doctors or those considering a career in medicine. Applications to UK medical schools keep falling year on year and more doctors drop out of medicine entirely or leave the UK during or after foundation training. … Continue reading Doctors: How to apply for specialty training in Austria