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Why Perth is a patch of paradise

Why is Perth better for GPs than Sydney or Melbourne? For many, the dream location to live and work usually involves sunshine, crystal blue waters, sun-baked beaches and an easy commute to work.  Perth can deliver all this and more for GPs It continues to be a popular destination for those emigrating from overseas...[…]

UK GPs moving to Australia: Last chance to avoid new changes

The RACGP has announced new changes that will force all overseas GPs to work in regional and rural areas and delay their eligibility for permanent residency. The changes will be effective 1 September, but any applications received by early July will be eligible to gain entry under the current system – including gaining Specialist...[…]

Visas for GPs Initiative

With a slight delay, the Visas for GPs Initiative requiring Health workforce certificates, has come into effect on 11 March 2019. Trying to avoid an alleged oversupply of 7,000 medical practitioners by 2030, the Department of Health has introduced new measures to manage the growth of overseas trained doctors (OTDs) entering the country. The...[…]

GP Salary in the UK

How much do GPs earn in the UK?  You might have seen the news report of Britain’s highest earning GP making at least £700,000 a year. There are a number of GPs in the UK raking in ridiculously high salaries by performing minor surgeries and special drug treatments in addition to their normal general...[…]