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They got their free third level education and this is how they repay the Irish taxpayer?
For balance, we are getting a load of junior docs from the third world which has a bigger effect on where they come from compared to when we lose Irish doctors.
You'll be lucky to get out of here alive after those comments
Hope you're okay now. Been in a similar situation with family member, some foreign A&E doc kept diagnosing her with stomach inflation and sending her home. After a 12 hour wait one night, 3am in the morning, I told the doc his diagnosis is up his ar$e when he tried to send her home again with same diagnosis... got her out of there and in somewhere else, diagnosed with stomach cancer ripping through. A great Irish guy treated her throughout. I learned recently he's leaving for Australia now. It's our loss because he is truly gifted and I'll be forever grateful to him. I wish you well in every regard.i couldnt give a flying f88k.I was let lying around for 13 hrs after suffering a heart attack ,all test done show elevation in ecg and blood enzymes as plain as the nose on your face .It wasn't until i threaten to walk out drive 50 miles to see a cardiologist they hop me in an ambulance and i got emergency stents .Not one Irish doc had looked at me .
Maybe they knew your views on public servantsi couldnt give a flying f88k.I was let lying around for 13 hrs after suffering a heart attack ,all test done show elevation in ecg and blood enzymes as plain as the nose on your face .It wasn't until i threaten to walk out drive 50 miles to see a cardiologist they hop me in an ambulance and i got emergency stents .Not one Irish doc had looked at me .
Not to worry, our hairy bástard of a Health Minister will have plenty of Chinese doctors over here soon....
Is that 75% of all graduating students from Irish medical schools or 75% of EU graduating students from Irish medical schools?
I agree with you; if we have a shortage of Irish/EU medics then increase the quota for CAO entrants to the current total capacity of each course. That would more than double the number of Irish graduates in 5/6 years.The step-up for training doctors in Ireland is not fit for purpose.
The considerable resources, infrastructure and finances invested in educating and training doctors should not be to produce an exportable comodity. Especially when their education is so heavily subsidised.
Doctors educated in a national health and education service, should be obligated to work in that service for a certain number of years post qualification, or else the should have to pay the full economic cost of their training.
A huge problem with the education of doctors in Ireland is that it was dominated (until very recently) by the education of non EU nationals, rather than Irish nationals. This was purely a cash cow for the universities & medical schools, as they could charge the full economic cost to non EU nationals (circa 30K per year).
In essence the entire context, purpose and framework for education and training of doctors in Ireland needs to be rethought. Afterall as a nation, it needs to serve the national interest primarily, and not the indivdual interests of mercinary, rather then medically minded individuals....
Doesn't compute - if the Daily Mail is to be believed: