First of all, don’t forget to change time setting an hour forward fellow Nizhnians.
When I say New Zealand, what comes to mind? Lord of The Rings? No… I was thinking about the ad “susu lembu New Zealand” when I was a little boy 😉
Wanna try postgrad medical training in New Zealand?
Dr Powell said a fifth year registrar in New South Wales earned around $NZ102,800 a year, while the same registrar would earn just $66,200 in New Zealand.
Well, don’t be too awed by the number figures. Taxes not included. But we can see here that medical training in Australia provides more competitive market than New Zealand. Even this news says it. The doctors in New Zealand are unhappy about their salaries and what more is that many New Zealand doctors move to Australia.
So how do I qualify to be a medical graduate in New Zealand? Click here to read the steps from Medical Council of New Zealand. You can even self-assess yourself and figure out the pathway to be registered in New Zealand Medical Council.
Ok so I decided to add up Australia as well.
Do you know that Australia is suffering acute shortage of physicians and are boosting their efforts to lure foreign medical graduates to the Aussie land? That’s why New Zealanders complain that they produce 300 graduates per year only to let the same amount move out to Australia, annually.
Read more about the qualifying exam for practicing medicine in Australia.