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Re: Medical Doctors' Forum: Let Us Know You! by Laghima: 6:17pm On Oct 01
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Re: Medical Doctors' Forum: Let Us Know You! by TONYE001(m): 10:04am On Oct 04
Hello chiefs, greetings.

Please I need professional counsel.

First, my background.

1. I'm a 4th year medical student. Married for five years now with two boys.

2. I have a B. Sc (second class upper) in Human Physiology (2012) and an M. Sc in the same field (2017). I've already done the compulsory National Service (2013/2014).

3. I am 30 years old.

4. My wife has a B. Sc in Human Anatomy (2012) and an M. Sc in Public Health (2017). She has four years work experience in the NGO sector.

Please my chiefs and seniors,
My primary focus is to move my family abroad. Yesterday, a senior friend of mine told me about PLAB...and the possibility of moving them over through this pathway.

I really don't want to waste any extra second. I want to ensure I get done with this process in the shortest possible time. At the moment, I'm even considering starting my attempts next year (my fifth year). This is where I need your counsel. Is the fifth year too early to start attempting? I'm considering how hectic house job is, don't know how one would have the time to study for the exams and all. Would my certificates give me any extra advantage?

Secondly, what advantage would my wife's qualifications offer? My senior friend mentioned that if she manages to find her way to nursing, her advantages would be enormous....even if she does Post Basic Nursing. Does she need to go that far?

Lastly, when I cross to the UK, how soon can I move them over?

I read that if I practice for a year in the UK, I can make it to Australia (my main target). Is this still true? Have their been any changes in recent times?

Finally, how can I access a residency program soonest? Is writing PLAB and all just for practicing overseas?

Thanks sirs and ma'ams.

Cc: Quanda and every other doc in the house that have gone through this process.
Re: Medical Doctors' Forum: Let Us Know You! by famzynet: 10:50pm On Oct 12
TONYE001:
Hello chiefs, greetings.

Please I need professional counsel.

First, my background.

1. I'm a 4th year medical student. Married for five years now with two boys.

2. I have a B. Sc (second class upper) in Human Physiology (2012) and an M. Sc in the same field (2017). I've already done the compulsory National Service (2013/2014).

3. I am 30 years old.

4. My wife has a B. Sc in Human Anatomy (2012) and an M. Sc in Public Health (2017). She has four years work experience in the NGO sector.

Please my chiefs and seniors,
My primary focus is to move my family abroad. Yesterday, a senior friend of mine told me about PLAB...and the possibility of moving them over through this pathway.

I really don't want to waste any extra second. I want to ensure I get done with this process in the shortest possible time. At the moment, I'm even considering starting my attempts next year (my fifth year). This is where I need your counsel. Is the fifth year too early to start attempting? I'm considering how hectic house job is, don't know how one would have the time to study for the exams and all. Would my certificates give me any extra advantage?

Secondly, what advantage would my wife's qualifications offer? My senior friend mentioned that if she manages to find her way to nursing, her advantages would be enormous....even if she does Post Basic Nursing. Does she need to go that far?

Lastly, when I cross to the UK, how soon can I move them over?

I read that if I practice for a year in the UK, I can make it to Australia (my main target). Is this still true? Have their been any changes in recent times?

Finally, how can I access a residency program soonest? Is writing PLAB and all just for practicing overseas?

Thanks sirs and ma'ams.

Cc: Quanda and every other doc in the house that have gone through this process.




I may just assist to answer some of your questions to the best of my knowledge.
It will be better you finish writing your final year exams before writing PLAB so that you don't get distracted. You can start the English language test in your final year if you have the resources but better to leave all processes till after passing final MBBS exam. Your housmanship will assist in the necessary funds for the journey. Besides you can write all exams in one year if you have the resources and energy to study.
You can relocate your family immediately you get a job after passing Plab. It all depends on your finances.
It is easier to relocate to Australia with UK experience than with Nigerian experience.
Maybe some other persons can talk about your wife's chances.
I can only advise you on one thing. Leave this country as soon as you can and never listen to people who say you will make it in Nigeria as a doctor. The practice in Nigeria is a waste of time and talents.Besides,Nigeria has no plan for their present or future doctors.

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Re: Medical Doctors' Forum: Let Us Know You! by TONYE001(m): 3:57am On Oct 13
famzynet:


I may just assist to answer some of your questions to the best of my knowledge.
It will be better you finish writing your final year exams before writing PLAB so that you don't get distracted. You can start the English language test in your final year if you have the resources but better to leave all processes till after passing final MBBS exam. Your housmanship will assist in the necessary funds for the journey. Besides you can write all exams in one year if you have the resources and energy to study.
You can relocate your family immediately you get a job after passing Plab. It all depends on your finances.
It is easier to relocate to Australia with UK experience than with Nigerian experience.
Maybe some other persons can talk about your wife's chances.
I can only advise you on one thing. Leave this country as soon as you can and never listen to people who say you will make it in Nigeria as a doctor. The practice in Nigeria is a waste of time and talents.Besides,Nigeria has no plan for their present or future doctors.

Thank you very much chief for this informative response. Really appreciate.
Re: Medical Doctors' Forum: Let Us Know You! by MrBigiman: 11:29pm On Oct 14
TONYE001:


Thank you very much chief for this informative response. Really appreciate.

You resume looks familiar. Good luck man. Don't write the exams until you graduate or you might ruine your chance of registration permanently. Also, as soon as you graduate start pushing to leave, it's certainly more rewarding. Cheers

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Re: Medical Doctors' Forum: Let Us Know You! by TONYE001(m): 5:42am On Oct 15
MrBigiman:


You resume looks familiar. Good luck man. Don't write the exams until you graduate or you might ruine your chance of registration permanently. Also, as soon as you graduate start pushing to leave, it's certainly more rewarding. Cheers

Thank you very much chief.

Really appreciate.
Re: Medical Doctors' Forum: Let Us Know You! by Ujawissy: 6:38pm On Oct 15
TONYE001:


Thank you very much chief.

Really appreciate.
Please Sir, how were you able to combine your M.Sc with your medics program.
Respect
Re: Medical Doctors' Forum: Let Us Know You! by Amiablekeezy: 5:42pm On Oct 20
Good evening doctors. Pls I need answers to this question based on experiences gathered so far.

If a house officer gets an offer from osuth, Hsc lagos, Fmc Ebute metta, Hmb Akure and Eksuth which is the best to pick?
Thanks
Re: Medical Doctors' Forum: Let Us Know You! by MrBigiman: 9:33pm On Oct 20
Amiablekeezy:
Good evening doctors. Pls I need answers to this question based on experiences gathered so far.

If a house officer gets an offer from osuth, Hsc lagos, Fmc Ebute metta, Hmb Akure and Eksuth which is the best to pick?
Thanks

Chill for Ebutte-metta. Groove full Lagos. You can't go wrong there.

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Re: Medical Doctors' Forum: Let Us Know You! by docsholz(m): 1:00am On Oct 21
Amiablekeezy:
Good evening doctors. Pls I need answers to this question based on experiences gathered so far.

If a house officer gets an offer from osuth, Hsc lagos, Fmc Ebute metta, Hmb Akure and Eksuth which is the best to pick?
Thanks
HSC Lagos, but isn't the interview tomorrow?
Re: Medical Doctors' Forum: Let Us Know You! by JARUSHUB: 3:43pm On Oct 31
Good afternoon,

Obviously, I am not a medical doctor but please read this:

JARUSHUB:
Qualified Doctors are needed in a Standard New Hospital about 40 minutes drive from Osogbo in Osun State.

Qualified and interested doctors should send their CV and Cover Letter to jarushub@gmail.com with the title: New Hospital Doctor. 

Treat as urgent. 
Re: Medical Doctors' Forum: Let Us Know You! by drTOO: 8:17pm On Nov 08
Good evening my chiefs. I present cephalic.
I'm currently serving but I have primaries in internal medicine already.
Please, I have a question: how feasible is it to enter into residency program (in internal medicine) in UK after passing PLAB;
for someone who wishes to do residency, is it not better to kuku write MRCP?
Thanks as I patiently anticipate your responses.
Re: Medical Doctors' Forum: Let Us Know You! by Amiablekeezy: 10:15pm On Nov 20
MrBigiman:


Chill for Ebutte-metta. Groove full Lagos. You can't go wrong there.

Thanks

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