In our survey conducted earlier this year, 88% of GPs who came from the UK claimed their lifestyle had improved. A recent study by the US-based Commonwealth Fund has shown Australian GPs have one of the highest satisfaction rates internationally.
Australian GPs have one of the highest satisfaction rates internationally, up there with those in Norway, New Zealand and Switzerland, a news report shows.
88% of UK GPs who moved to Australia felt their lifestyle is ‘somewhat to significantly better’ than their life in the UK
– Alecto Australia Salary Survey 2017
Here are some highlights from the article that may help to explain why Australia is still a good place to work.
While UK GPs are retiring earlier and earlier in the UK, Australia has an ageing GP workforce, with over a third being over 50 years of age. This includes both full time and part time hours.
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