Salary.sg Forums - Reply to Topic
Salary.sg Forums  

Go Back   Salary.sg Forums > The Salary.sg Discussion Forums: > Income and Jobs > How is life as a doctor in Singapore?

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




Salary.sg Forums

Thread: How is life as a doctor in Singapore? Reply to Thread
Your Username: Click here to log in
Human Verification To prove you are a human and not a computer program that spams, please check the box below and answer any further questions if prompted.

Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
26-01-2020 02:01 PM
Unregistered
Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
How much more does a surgical MO make a month compared to medical MO? Heard that surgical MOs make more. In terms of work life how does it compare to medical MOs? And it is better chance to specialise ultimately as a surgical MO? Thank you!
Base pay is same, if pay is different is coz they do more calls
Some places like neurosurg, must do EOD calls so pay higher.

But elsewise, base pay is the same for all MOs and Regs
26-01-2020 06:08 AM
Unregistered How much more does a surgical MO make a month compared to medical MO? Heard that surgical MOs make more. In terms of work life how does it compare to medical MOs? And it is better chance to specialise ultimately as a surgical MO? Thank you!
14-01-2020 08:54 PM
Unregistered
Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Hi all,
Can I check if you are a mo under mohh (i.e mopex vs residency) are you allowed to locum for public institution? (I.e for a&e in public hospitals). I previously did Ed as mopex, have moved on to a different posting since, was wondering if i can locum back there (Ed) during weekends or my off days?
Yes u can. As long as it is public. But as a courtesy maybe let ur current hod know.
14-01-2020 06:07 PM
Unregistered Hi all,
Can I check if you are a mo under mohh (i.e mopex vs residency) are you allowed to locum for public institution? (I.e for a&e in public hospitals). I previously did Ed as mopex, have moved on to a different posting since, was wondering if i can locum back there (Ed) during weekends or my off days?
12-01-2020 10:56 PM
Unregistered
Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
You on call or rounding?
On call you got allowance for PH.

If just rounding, it is expected to be part of you job scope.
Pretty sure during medical sch interview, you told them you are willing to work hard
Anyway , it is a calling to serve the patients during PH.

Anyway experience tells me that during cny ward is super empty as ah ma and ah gong wanna go home to spend their cny, even more so if they are sick as this could be their last cny.

It is a rite of passage. We had it worst last time
rounding
12-01-2020 10:28 PM
Unregistered
Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
I'm doing CNY eve and 1st 3 days of CNY. No extra pay ?? Really ... Any extra allowance I can claim?
You on call or rounding?
On call you got allowance for PH.

If just rounding, it is expected to be part of you job scope.
Pretty sure during medical sch interview, you told them you are willing to work hard
Anyway , it is a calling to serve the patients during PH.

Anyway experience tells me that during cny ward is super empty as ah ma and ah gong wanna go home to spend their cny, even more so if they are sick as this could be their last cny.

It is a rite of passage. We had it worst last time
12-01-2020 06:28 PM
Unregistered I'm doing CNY eve and 1st 3 days of CNY. No extra pay ?? Really ... Any extra allowance I can claim?
12-01-2020 02:56 AM
Unregistered
Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
How competitive is the cosmetic industry in SG (Injectables and Lasers etc.)?

Are lasers and injectables limited to physicians or can anyone open their own medispa and start injecting or performing laser procedures?
Physicians only for lasers and injectables. Singapore aesthetics not very developed.
South korea still the best.
12-01-2020 02:49 AM
Unregistered How competitive is the cosmetic industry in SG (Injectables and Lasers etc.)?

Are lasers and injectables limited to physicians or can anyone open their own medispa and start injecting or performing laser procedures?
09-01-2020 11:06 PM
Unregistered
Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Hi all, Currently a HO, interested in the medical field (hate surgery).Was wondering if IM or FM is a better option in this current climate?

I am not overly ambitious (mainly interested in clinical and patient contact and not exactly interested in doing extra admin work), I am kind of ok to do both (IM/FM) as long as there are jobs.

Any advice?
Do IM may get screwed by hosp admin. Do FM may get screwed by TPA.
Essentially both the same.

Long term wise IM con dont need work night shifts and weekends but GP needs
Both about same pay long term
This thread has more than 10 replies. Click here to review the whole thread.

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




All times are GMT +8. The time now is 10:04 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2