If it seems as though more and more of the UK’s doctors are leaving the NHS for GP jobs in Australia, well, that’s because it’s true. According to Pulse Magazine, the number of GPs applying for certificates so they can work abroad has almost doubled since 2008. In fact, certain regions of NHS England ran an advert aiming to persuade British GPs in Australia to return home.
Saudi Arabia Hospital group Al Hammadi are currently conducting a recruitment drive to fill numerous job roles for a new hospital they are building in Riyadh.
Saudi Arabia is the centerpiece of the Middle East and is the home of Mecca, the Islamic holy site. Thanks to vast oil resources, Saudi Arabia has emerged from being an undeveloped desert kingdom to become one of the wealthiest nations in the region. Named after the ruling Al Saud family, which came to power in the 18th century, the country includes the Hijaz region- the birthplace of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad. Although life here can be very different to what you’re used to back home, it’s safe to say that it can be a rewarding, fulfilling and prosperous place to live. Crime rates are low, the weather is hot and the economy is booming!
Life in Singapore is considered to be life at its best for many and is something that they only dream of. That’s not very surprising when Singapore is in the top 10 wealthiest cities in the world. It has a population of 5.3 million (March 2015) It largely consists of Chinese, Indian and Malay backgrounds. The main religions in Singapore are Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, and Christianity. With the country enforcing what some people may say “strong laws” it allows the city to be safe, clean and well ordered.
The timing has never been better to join one of the most successful and expanding global healthcare hubs. There are approximately 40,000 healthcare professionals working in Singapore but to cope with the expanding population, coupled with increased life expectancies, the country needs an extra 23,000 healthcare professionals by 2030.