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Foreign Focus – Montréal Part II

In this the second part of our guide to working in Montréal, we will look at the conditions for healthcare workers in the Canadian city in more depth, along with registering and working in Montréal. Healthcare salaries 2012 was a record year for the employment of doctors in Montréal, with over 75,000 working in this...

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Foreign Focus – Montréal Part I

Of all Canadian cities, Montréal is possibly the most attractive destination for foreign workers. Combining excellent living conditions with a varied culture and world-class healthcare system, Montréal provides a particularly viable setting for any healthcare professional looking to relocate. City and Culture Located in the province of Québec, Montréal is the second most populated city...

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Foreign Focus – Munich Part II

In this second part of our discussion of practising medicine and working as a healthcare professional in Munich, we examine studying in the city and Germany, along with the practicalities of registration and one’s professional career. Studying in Germany While studying medicine in Germany may be much sought after, one should be warned that admission...

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Foreign Focus – Munich Part I

Of all European nations, Germany arguably has the strongest economy, and it is therefore inevitably a common destination for healthcare workers and migrant labour in general. While the impending situation with Brexit may complicate emigrating to Germany with the intention of working, the reality is that skilled healthcare professionals are still very much sought after,...

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Foreign Focus – Tokyo: Part II

In this second part of our exploration of healthcare in Tokyo, we examine how to practice medicine in the Japanese city. One of the big advantages of practising medicine in Tokyo is that there is a general shortage of doctors across almost every specialty, as well as within general practice. This is particularly true in...

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Foreign Focus – Tokyo: Part I

Japan is a fascinating nation for any Westerner to reside in, featuring a unique mix of ancient and extremely contemporary culture. While most nations have been affected by the processes of globalisation, losing something of their unique local flavour, this is rarely an allegation directed at Japan. And of all Japanese cities, Tokyo is certainly...

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Foreign Focus – New York

The city of New York needs absolutely no introduction, being probably the most recognisable urban landscape anywhere on the planet. Unlike other destinations, the attractions of Manhattan hardly need to be listed, so without further ado here is everything you need to know about the practicalities of working in healthcare in New York. Economy of...

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Foreign Focus – Zürich

There are many abiding reasons to work in one of the most economically successful and geographically spectacular countries in the world. In many ways, Switzerland is a unique nation, and thus healthcare professionals are naturally attracted to this esteemed destination. While there are many viable reasons for healthcare professionals to work within Switzerland, the biggest...

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