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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 – Bangkok Part II

In this second part of our look at Bangkok, we assess clinical experiences, medical practice and registration and licensing in Thailand. Clinical Experience in Thailan Although Thailand has urbanised rapidly, it is still very much an emerging nation, with a population that is largely confined to rural areas. This has many advantages, but also means...

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Foreign Focus – Bangkok Part I

Bangkok is a city with a unique culture, atmosphere and reputation. The city in Thailand draws visitors and residents from all over the globe, and few regret relocating to this spectacular and culturally rich environment. Studying medicine in Thailand is perfectly plausible for British doctors, while studying in the nation is also entirely feasible. So...

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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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Foreign Focus – Paris

There are few more attractive cities for people in any profession than Paris, France (as opposed to Paris, Texas). Both the municipal and cultural capital of France, Paris understandably attracts professionals from a wide variety of fields, with many medical experts choosing to reside in this iconic and beautiful city. Culture and Society of Paris...

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Foreign Focus – Sydney

Sydney is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular, iconic and attractive cities on the planet, and coupled with the exotic climate of Australia this makes the New South Wales city one of the most attractive destinations for British people in general. Sydney combines culture, sunshine and lifestyle benefits to create an attractive package for any...

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