Instructional Session: ISW21

Wednesday 4 July 2018, 16.45-17.45

Working in the Antipodes

Melanie Collins, North Shore Hospital, Auckland
Salil Nair, Middlemore Hospital
Elgan Davies, Leighton Hospital, Crewe

Overall objective:
Provide practical advice to doctors considering work in New Zealand compared to the UK

Outline of the session:
Interactive presentation by 3 authors with experience of the subject. No pre-requisites

Learning objectives:
• Knowledge of current processes required to gain employment, medical council registration and a work visa
• Insight into differences in healthcare systems and change of lifestyle
• What is the ideal work life balance and is it achievable?
• Financial implications
• Differences in Government and Private practice compared to the UK
• Cost of living
• Is it worth it?

Session aimed at:
Consultants and Trainees considering a career break, sabbatical leave or permanent employment