UK doctors in New Zealand stay for job satisfaction and lifestyleBMJ 2012; 344 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e671 (Published 26 January 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e671
- Helen Jaques, news reporter
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Doctors who trained in the United Kingdom but have chosen to work in New Zealand often stay in their adopted country because of higher levels of job satisfaction and a preference for the lifestyle, a study in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine has reported (2012;105:25-34, doi:10.1258/jrsm.2011.110146).
Almost nine in 10 (89%) of the 282 UK trained doctors living in New Zealand who responded to the authors’ survey said …