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Old 16-09-2020, 07:44 AM
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Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Just curious, is the life of a gp really better than that of a hospital consultant? (as what many people have claimed)
I am currently still a junior mo (so may not see the whole picture), but from what I can see life as a consultant doesn't look too bad. They finish their ward rounds usually by late morning, then just chill in their office for the rest of the day. Most of the issues in the ward seem to be handled by the reg. Of course, they do run clinics and do some research work in addition, but overall life doesn't seem to be too bad, as compared to gps who run clinic everyday..
Hospital consultant is definitely way better. GP you have to see patients the entire day for lower pay. Con you do morning rounds after the registrar has pre-rounded and in the afternoon either chill admin time or clinics at 30min per patient
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