How is life as a doctor in Singapore? - Page 325 - Salary.sg Forums
Salary.sg Forums  

Go Back   Salary.sg Forums > The Salary.sg Discussion Forums: > Income and Jobs

Income and Jobs Discuss jobs, career options and of course salaries




How is life as a doctor in Singapore?

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #3241 (permalink)  
Old 06-12-2021, 09:29 AM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Correct lo. Spend time explain, address ideas concerns expectations, treat the mild acne like a proper GP/FP should. Get paid any extra vs write referral? Nope. Got medal? Nope. Got praise? Nope. But then patient buay gam. Go OPS purpose is to get referral to see derm. Write complaint letter. You think OPS HOD will say wah Dr X you good. I support you. I will tell patient to F off mild acne need referral for what? Come on la. In the end will get patient early appt with derm la.
Those of us who are Drs will know la. Even the FPs will admit privately. But of course cannot say in front of all the young Drs la.
how much money do derm cons make? what about nephro cons?



Primary School English Grammar and Vocabulary Drills
Primary School English Grammar and Vocabulary Drills


SG Bus Timing App
SG Bus Timing App - the best bus app - available on iOS and Android


SGX Stocks Android App - check share prices
SGX Stocks [Android] App - check latest share prices on the go


SGX Stocks for iPad - check latest Singapore share prices
SGX Stocks [iPad] app
| SGX Stocks [iPhone] app
Reply With Quote
  #3242 (permalink)  
Old 06-12-2021, 04:53 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Why work so hard and slog in hospitals for specialist training when you can be a locum? Good hours and good money and relatively easy job
EY. dude, locum , u work for the money.
as a consultant boss, people work for u and u continue to earn money at a rate much higher than ur 100 to 150 per hour. pple respect you and u actually become good at something.
u slog 10 year, easier life for next 30.
u want to start to take it easier now, u need to overal work harder for the next 40 years

seriously , easy maths. how on earth did u get into mef school not being able to work this out?
oh wait. are u even a doctor

Reply With Quote
  #3243 (permalink)  
Old 06-12-2021, 06:35 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
EY. dude, locum , u work for the money.
as a consultant boss, people work for u and u continue to earn money at a rate much higher than ur 100 to 150 per hour. pple respect you and u actually become good at something.
u slog 10 year, easier life for next 30.
u want to start to take it easier now, u need to overal work harder for the next 40 years

seriously , easy maths. how on earth did u get into mef school not being able to work this out?
oh wait. are u even a doctor

Can I ask if procedural specialist still get procedural fee? E.g I know gastro con can earn 16-17k/mth, but will they get additional payment for every ogd that they do for gastritis?

Reply With Quote
  #3244 (permalink)  
Old 06-12-2021, 10:02 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Which speciality can make >20k a month?
Reply With Quote
  #3245 (permalink)  
Old 06-12-2021, 10:51 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Which speciality can make >20k a month?
ICU doctors? Great demand for them during this pandemic?
Reply With Quote
  #3246 (permalink)  
Old 07-12-2021, 07:12 AM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Can I ask if procedural specialist still get procedural fee? E.g I know gastro con can earn 16-17k/mth, but will they get additional payment for every ogd that they do for gastritis?
depends on department and hospital and how many private pat u seeing.
but generally yes although most new contract are limiting the amt they can earn.
some of the gastro AC I knew 10 years back under old scheme got a suprise when their bonus came. that's when their entire year of procedural work got tallied. one guy paid cash for a 5 series.
Reply With Quote

  #3247 (permalink)  
Old 07-12-2021, 06:18 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Can I check if you work in the public sector, either as a consultant in public hospital or as a family physician in ops (after mmed or fellowship), what will your performance rating be if you just choose do clinical work? I e no interest in research/admin/teaching, just come to work, finish your clinic/ward work (i.e ward rounds for specialist) and go home straight after.

I assume you won't progress far and obviously won't be candidate for leadership position or become a Prof for e.g, but you will still get average performance bonus? (I.e b or c grading)
Reply With Quote
  #3248 (permalink)  
Old 07-12-2021, 10:15 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Can I check if you work in the public sector, either as a consultant in public hospital or as a family physician in ops (after mmed or fellowship), what will your performance rating be if you just choose do clinical work? I e no interest in research/admin/teaching, just come to work, finish your clinic/ward work (i.e ward rounds for specialist) and go home straight after.

I assume you won't progress far and obviously won't be candidate for leadership position or become a Prof for e.g, but you will still get average performance bonus? (I.e b or c grading)
I can't say for hospital cos I don't work there but for ops , u can do pure clinical and meeting requirement is largely based on numbers ( and ok number of complaints). meet requirement , they throw quite good bonus at you. your annual package in ops will suprise many. when I tell my juniors , they go sure or not ... in some cluster like singhealth, u have solo queue , so when u finish u can actually just go home. but when u actually start to run clinic u dun wish to do pure clinical la. 45 patient a day X 5.5 is 250 patient a week. by Thu and Friday shag liao. u run out of empathy , this is the 235th patient with poor dm control.. best is have a mix of teaching , do 1 or 2 research project on the side.
Reply With Quote
  #3249 (permalink)  
Old 08-12-2021, 12:38 AM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

You are a resident at ops?
Reply With Quote
  #3250 (permalink)  
Old 08-12-2021, 12:48 AM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
how much money do derm cons make? what about nephro cons?
anyone?

how much do derms in private practice doing some medical + cosmos make?
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

« Previous Thread | Next Thread »
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What happened to Life Sciences? Salary.sg Education and Personal Growth 50 22-05-2013 12:58 PM
What work-life balance? Salary.sg Income and Jobs 2 02-06-2008 11:48 PM

» 30 Recent Threads
Lawyer Salary ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
16,857 Replies, 6,230,337 Views
High Finance Thread ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
873 Replies, 224,384 Views
Roles in accenture singapore ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
4,255 Replies, 873,637 Views
Q: Big4 - Yearly salary increment ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
7,686 Replies, 2,249,669 Views
Management Consultant in Singapore ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
32 Replies, 68,123 Views
Cybersecurity/Info security career ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
437 Replies, 107,295 Views
Civil Svc/ Statboard - Typical... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
4,332 Replies, 2,229,592 Views
SIM-UOL fresh grad starting pay ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
6,495 Replies, 1,969,752 Views
DBS tech seed programme ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
2,003 Replies, 521,324 Views
Marriott International
0 Replies, 55 Views
Civil Service Performance Bonus ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
3,841 Replies, 2,796,090 Views
Internship tips
5 Replies, 210 Views
Career as Teacher ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
5,429 Replies, 3,373,095 Views
HSBC Bank ( 1 2 3)
28 Replies, 57,756 Views
NUS (National University of... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
199 Replies, 158,863 Views
IMDA (under MCI) ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
310 Replies, 138,502 Views
UOB Management Associate Program ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
854 Replies, 390,446 Views
PSA International ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
86 Replies, 23,835 Views
GovTech ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
2,992 Replies, 787,625 Views
Hospital (Private or Public)... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
163 Replies, 61,386 Views
MINDEF DXO (All FAQ on it) ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
4,585 Replies, 3,023,933 Views
Micron starting pay ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
352 Replies, 138,511 Views
ST Engineering Aerospace ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
34 Replies, 35,777 Views
Mapletree Investments
7 Replies, 14,371 Views
is this tech job normal? ( 1 2 3)
26 Replies, 3,701 Views
Need some advice if I should early... ( 1 2 3)
25 Replies, 1,069 Views
Htx ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
76 Replies, 25,091 Views
Compare civil service salary ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
14,011 Replies, 8,679,316 Views
CSA (Cyber Security Agency) ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
547 Replies, 187,989 Views
How is life as a doctor in... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
3,913 Replies, 1,863,382 Views
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2



All times are GMT +8. The time now is 08:16 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2