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28-11-2021 08:26 AM
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Hi seniors, can anyone share their thoughts on the resident physicians/ "hospital clinician" roles? What is the payscale like? I heard its basically a trap that makes you do the reg work forever without receiving a proper con pay...
Not recommended
If you do reg work, dont expect con pay.
Hospital Clinicians are not consultants or consultant equivalent.
I think the better comparison is a resident physician.
Dont make the mistake of them as consultants or think there is a short cut to be consultants
There is the option for you if u cant make it as a consultant but really like inpatient worl.
28-11-2021 06:56 AM
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Hi seniors, can anyone share their thoughts on the resident physicians/ "hospital clinician" roles? What is the payscale like? I heard its basically a trap that makes you do the reg work forever without receiving a proper con pay...
Not really a trap I guess.
Some people like that kinda work.
No need to do specialist training.
No need con responsibility of managing and being accountable for the whole team.
Just do ur job and still get some respect as a Reg equivalent.
28-11-2021 01:05 AM
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Hi seniors, can anyone share their thoughts on the resident physicians/ "hospital clinician" roles? What is the payscale like? I heard its basically a trap that makes you do the reg work forever without receiving a proper con pay...
You already fell into the trap of becoming a dr. What's one more trap to become hospital slave? LOL!
27-11-2021 11:26 PM
Unregistered Hi seniors, can anyone share their thoughts on the resident physicians/ "hospital clinician" roles? What is the payscale like? I heard its basically a trap that makes you do the reg work forever without receiving a proper con pay...
27-11-2021 10:14 PM
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Yes indeed.
Nowadays GP and locum know more then specialist and charge less.
So i think we should have less specialist.
Let the GP disrupt the specialist so that consumer can benefit.
I think should let medication be directly sold to consumers.
I think medical specialist are pretty useless. Surgeons can do procedures.
and the troll is back
27-11-2021 08:14 PM
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Because it has always been about prestige and money as much as doctors wanted to hide behind altruistic notions.

In the past, being a specialist was seen the pinnacle of the profession and society, giving you prestige, respectability and good upper middle class outcomes. You also had an undisputed monopoly on medical knowledge in a specific specialty.

But stagnating wages in public healthcare relative to other industries like finance and tech, has eroded this position.

Also, the accessibility of medical info on the internet has turned everyone and their NOK into armchair doctors. At the very least, it has demystified the complexities surrounding medical concepts and jargon. Regardless whether its the right or wrong info, the doctor's monopolistic hold on medical knowledge is also perceived by the public to have lessened.

So it's not really that the pie (of wealth and prestige) has shrunk, but rather the pie has increased while physicians' absolute amount of it has remained the same.

All these are not lost on the younger gen of doctors, who don't see the point in slogging it out for so many years for an end state that is less valued than what their predecessors enjoyed. Better to take the easy route in GP-land with easier outcomes.
Yes indeed.
Nowadays GP and locum know more then specialist and charge less.
So i think we should have less specialist.
Let the GP disrupt the specialist so that consumer can benefit.
I think should let medication be directly sold to consumers.
I think medical specialist are pretty useless. Surgeons can do procedures.
27-11-2021 05:36 PM
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Why do all the young doctors nowadays want to be locums and GPs? In the past everyone wanted to be a specialist. Are they being persuaded early in medical sch nowadays? What a change in mindset!
Coz we are strawberries.
We dont believe in eod calls.
27-11-2021 05:07 PM
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Why do all the young doctors nowadays want to be locums and GPs? In the past everyone wanted to be a specialist. Are they being persuaded early in medical sch nowadays? What a change in mindset!
Because it has always been about prestige and money as much as doctors wanted to hide behind altruistic notions.

In the past, being a specialist was seen the pinnacle of the profession and society, giving you prestige, respectability and good upper middle class outcomes. You also had an undisputed monopoly on medical knowledge in a specific specialty.

But stagnating wages in public healthcare relative to other industries like finance and tech, has eroded this position.

Also, the accessibility of medical info on the internet has turned everyone and their NOK into armchair doctors. At the very least, it has demystified the complexities surrounding medical concepts and jargon. Regardless whether its the right or wrong info, the doctor's monopolistic hold on medical knowledge is also perceived by the public to have lessened.

So it's not really that the pie (of wealth and prestige) has shrunk, but rather the pie has increased while physicians' absolute amount of it has remained the same.

All these are not lost on the younger gen of doctors, who don't see the point in slogging it out for so many years for an end state that is less valued than what their predecessors enjoyed. Better to take the easy route in GP-land with easier outcomes.
27-11-2021 03:29 PM
Unregistered All want locum because parents rich already
27-11-2021 12:59 PM
Unregistered Why do all the young doctors nowadays want to be locums and GPs? In the past everyone wanted to be a specialist. Are they being persuaded early in medical sch nowadays? What a change in mindset!
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