There are many doctors whom decided to choose to left the government service after completing their compulsory services or complete their specialist training.
There are many factors why doctor left for private practice and financial reason and more autonomy in managing patients probably the main reasons.
But, we do see some doctors who decided to stay with the services.
There are many advantages of working with government. The first thing is you get less pressure from patients. In private with the large sum of money paid for the medical services, it’s likely patients are more demanding.
Secondly, in private, everyone is competing with each others for clients (patients).
Third, government can provided good facilities and often it’s not charge to patients. Doctors can just focus on the management of patent and no need to deal wth the financial part.
My visiting consultant from Penang came for monthly review of patients.
And later he gave a talk about stem cell transplantation. His eyes bright up when he talking how his stem cells transplant patient is doing alright.
I can see his passion for the job and his source of motivation – Patients.
BRAVO for Dr C