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Forum: USA
Sep 9th 2019, 6:09 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 11,987
Posted By expatdoc

Re: USA vs UK healthcare - physician perspective

You are likely just bitter you cant go into a doctors office here with multiple problems, demand endless consults and not have a bill associated with it unlike England for now (post-Brexit charges...
Forum: USA
Sep 9th 2019, 5:26 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 11,987
Posted By expatdoc

Re: USA vs UK healthcare - physician perspective

For all its shortcomings you dont see any US doctors running to the UK. Quite the opposite there is an upcoming seminar at the BMA London conference detailing the steps for Brits to enter the US...
Forum: USA
Sep 4th 2019, 12:42 am
Replies: 113
Views: 11,987
Posted By expatdoc

Re: USA vs UK healthcare - physician perspective

You've also clearly demonstrated the intelligence to work in finance especially the idea of cutting salaries to boost a non-existent workforce. Maybe try that in the world of finance as opposed to...
Forum: USA
Sep 3rd 2019, 11:55 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 11,987
Posted By expatdoc

Re: USA vs UK healthcare - physician perspective

Hang on a minute so its ok for the all the folks on here to say that a) MDs are universally overpaid b) dropping the salary by 100k will fix the 100k doctor shortage (love the theory behind that one)...
Forum: USA
Sep 3rd 2019, 10:05 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 11,987
Posted By expatdoc

Re: USA vs UK healthcare - physician perspective

Never asked for your sympathy, your greenbacks and credit card swipes is all that is needed. Anyhow if you hate the system so much a) why live here and b) why work in the world of healthcare finance...
Forum: USA
Sep 3rd 2019, 8:37 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 11,987
Posted By expatdoc

Re: USA vs UK healthcare - physician perspective

Am sure Trump would love the idea of recruiting from a country that he tried to ban all citizens there from entering. Clearly the concept of residency and licensing is an alien one on here.

I...
Forum: USA
Sep 3rd 2019, 8:24 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 11,987
Posted By expatdoc

Re: USA vs UK healthcare - physician perspective

Answer the question where are these queues of eligible doctors waiting to fill the posts?
Forum: USA
Sep 3rd 2019, 7:41 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 11,987
Posted By expatdoc

Re: USA vs UK healthcare - physician perspective

Given there is already close to a 100k doctor shortage in the US where are these mysterious queues you are seeing?! What a dumb delusional comment.
Forum: USA
Sep 3rd 2019, 5:01 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 11,987
Posted By expatdoc

Re: USA vs UK healthcare - physician perspective

Clearly Britain will soon be 3rd world so perhaps the US should sign up to the WHO mandate also (it never has) pose the same question to those British Gp's now sitting on a beach on the Gold Coast...
Forum: USA
Sep 3rd 2019, 4:29 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 11,987
Posted By expatdoc

Re: USA vs UK healthcare - physician perspective

There is an ethical issue taking professional staff away from their own countries while most of their own citizens go without even basic care. Indeed Britain signed up to a WHO mandate not to recruit...
Forum: USA
Sep 3rd 2019, 4:09 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 11,987
Posted By expatdoc

Re: USA vs UK healthcare - physician perspective

Ludicrous statement given the Brits have raped the 3rd world of doctors and nurses for decades to plug their staffing deficits in the places no locals want to venture! Brits dont seem to give a toss...
Forum: USA
Sep 3rd 2019, 12:46 am
Replies: 113
Views: 11,987
Posted By expatdoc

Re: USA vs UK healthcare - physician perspective

Paid enough tax during my years in the NHS to more than cover the University fees and what about the taxes both my parents paid for decades also.

This argument is flawed as in the UK all degrees...
Forum: USA
Sep 2nd 2019, 5:52 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 11,987
Posted By expatdoc

Re: USA vs UK healthcare - physician perspective

Yes but it costs that in the US and talking about US salaries here not UK so compare like for like. Vast majority of US doctors are US grads strangely enough



This is complete gibberish as your...
Forum: USA
Sep 2nd 2019, 5:42 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 11,987
Posted By expatdoc

Re: USA vs UK healthcare - physician perspective

As an example I saw last week an individual case of a patient who had a delay of 4 days to find a mental health bed and that made the front page of a national newspaper in the UK. No way period would...
Forum: USA
Sep 2nd 2019, 5:27 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 11,987
Posted By expatdoc

Re: USA vs UK healthcare - physician perspective

Given it costs $500k+ to get through med school in the US not sure how you can then somehow begrudge the salary a physician can make especially coming from fatcat finance world!

The finance world...
Forum: USA
Sep 2nd 2019, 1:31 am
Replies: 113
Views: 11,987
Posted By expatdoc

USA vs UK healthcare - physician perspective

As someone certified in both countries thought would try and give my own perspective of working in both countries. Generally the vibe from Brits towards US healthcare is negative which is slightly...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 14th 2019, 2:28 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,742
Posted By expatdoc

Whitakers chocolate

Best way to get whitakers chocolate to the UK please?

DOI: dont live in NZ or any rels there to mail it :(
Forum: USA
Mar 14th 2019, 2:25 am
Replies: 43
Views: 6,918
Posted By expatdoc

Re: British hair stylist moving to Los Angeles

Not really true a UK medical degree with USMLE essentially the same as a US one as they have to do USMLE also to license!
Nov 13th 2018, 9:49 pm
Replies: 1,297
Views: 139,063
Posted By expatdoc

Re: UK TV Programs

nord vpn will unblock it!
Nov 1st 2018, 3:05 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,331
Posted By expatdoc

Re: Worst US customer service - best buy

membership fees i guess people buy a lot of stuff in there i bet most spend over $150 each visit
Oct 21st 2018, 7:55 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,331
Posted By expatdoc

Re: Worst US customer service - best buy

not so easy as apparently if u buy it in one best buy store just buy it i add but deliver it to another area so in essence the product never even has been to that store then you have to take it back...
Oct 17th 2018, 3:21 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,331
Posted By expatdoc

Worst US customer service - best buy

Ok excuse the rant but gotta complain about best buy for worst ever CS - cant imagine this happening in the UK

Scenario

- Went to store in NJ ordered a TV for delivery in NYC (paid NY tax on...
Forum: USA
Sep 22nd 2018, 5:49 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 689
Posted By expatdoc

Re: Cable/Internet company

You are very lucky found generally the standards here to be pretty low. Fact all these companies do not have a complaints or customer relations department says it all. They have a monopoly so it's a...
Forum: USA
Sep 22nd 2018, 12:21 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 689
Posted By expatdoc

Re: Cable/Internet company

Took a phone call lasting 2 hours plus to try and order a service from Verizon?! Is this typical? Past few years was with Comcast never thought was this bad!

I asked for a complaints department...
Forum: USA
Sep 21st 2018, 12:15 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 689
Posted By expatdoc

Cable/Internet company

I realise all are useless in the US compared to the UK but which is least worst?

Nightmare talking to Verizon who have no idea what services I can get in my building (website says can not get tv...
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