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Old 03-03-2021, 06:28 AM
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45 hours excluding breaks.
8000 dollars
8k a week is not bad thats 32k a month to give out cough & flu meds and deal with chao keng kias. Close to specialists who make 30-50k a month.

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8k a week is not bad thats 32k a month to give out cough & flu meds and deal with chao keng kias. Close to specialists who make 30-50k a month.
8k a month. 2k a week.

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How much does a surgeon in public sector actually makes? I heard that a GS cons would make ~$30k all in according to a kopi talk from one of my colleague with a con. Not sure how zhun is this. Anyone familiar can clarify? I am too junior to go up to my bosses to ask them how much they make lol..

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How much does a surgeon in public sector actually makes? I heard that a GS cons would make ~$30k all in according to a kopi talk from one of my colleague with a con. Not sure how zhun is this. Anyone familiar can clarify? I am too junior to go up to my bosses to ask them how much they make lol..
This is not incorrect.
Plus bonus they would earn about 300k to 360k per year
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Nurses 14% pay rise, doctors 0% wow
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This is not incorrect.
Plus bonus they would earn about 300k to 360k per year
they def make more than this please
with bonus i think closer to 500k.. or even 500-600k
we are talking about PROCEDURES here - anything that involves doing of procedures will get paid a premium. thats the way it is in SG and everywhere in the world
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Nurses 14% pay rise, doctors 0% wow
did u expect anything else from our government?

for some reason doctors are always left out when it comes to salary reviews/ remuneration. did we not work as hard as or harder than nurses and allied health staff during COVID? are we not part of the healthcare community that led and braved the war against COVID and are still doing so up till this day?

i dont have anything against nurses.. but seriously speaking the nature of their work is not comparable to doctors - not the difficulty nor the responsibility it carries. all they do is take instructions from doctors. dispense meds, take vital signs, "pass report", clean patients up etc. IMHO even radiographers and sonographers have more skill - they need to know how to do ultrasound, scan CT/MRI and all its complexities.

back to the main point - drs are under appreciated and underpaid (those under MOHH anyway).
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they def make more than this please
with bonus i think closer to 500k.. or even 500-600k
we are talking about PROCEDURES here - anything that involves doing of procedures will get paid a premium. thats the way it is in SG and everywhere in the world

This is correct . 5-6 years post exit for surgeons should n able to touch 500 all in per annum comfortably
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This is correct . 5-6 years post exit for surgeons should n able to touch 500 all in per annum comfortably
Only in pte practice.

In public practice, there is no more pfs.

So whether u fam med con, histopath con, im con, anaes, ortho con, ed con
All the new ones all flat rate
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did u expect anything else from our government?

for some reason doctors are always left out when it comes to salary reviews/ remuneration. did we not work as hard as or harder than nurses and allied health staff during COVID? are we not part of the healthcare community that led and braved the war against COVID and are still doing so up till this day?

i dont have anything against nurses.. but seriously speaking the nature of their work is not comparable to doctors - not the difficulty nor the responsibility it carries. all they do is take instructions from doctors. dispense meds, take vital signs, "pass report", clean patients up etc. IMHO even radiographers and sonographers have more skill - they need to know how to do ultrasound, scan CT/MRI and all its complexities.

back to the main point - drs are under appreciated and underpaid (those under MOHH anyway).
Disagree.
Nurses job is not easy. They deserve the pay.

Also dun over estimate yourself and your resposibilities as a junior doctor la.
Nothing but a robot following instructions as a ho or baby mo anyway.
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