Questions remain among the twenty physicians whose application to join the hospital service has not been retained. They ask questions about the criteria required into account by the Public Service Commission (PSC) for this selection exercise. It has recruited 75 young doctors to work as Medical Health Officers in hospitals. They joined the service Monday, December 2.
Twenty others were less fortunate. Their application has been unsuccessful. One, figure the daughter of a physician career holds an important position within an institution. The latter attended the Queen Elizabeth College and had good results at the secondary level. In addition, she starred in his medical examinations. Hence the fact that the selection of new recruits perplexing.
As the young doctor, among several other unselected had an impressive academic background judged. For example, there was this young doctor who won seven units in the School Certificate examinations and five A's Higher School Certificate examinations. "His performance at medical school was also impressive. Even during his internship internship in hospitals, he always had very good grades. Hence our failure to understand that his application was not accepted, "says the uncle of the young man.
Frustration is present among doctors left on the button during this recruitment exercise. They find it difficult to get customers in the private, considering their age. Some are forced to work in several private clinics for their livelihood. Others, tired of waiting for their recruitment into the service, thinking of going to specialize abroad. "The parents of these young doctors will have to take on more debt to finance their education specialization. This is not fair, "says a doctor in the state.
Among physicians who have not been recruited are also some that are registered with the Medical Council for more than two years. The frustration is palpable among them, as among those working under contract in hospitals. The latter are expected to be recruited primarily to be confirmed in their posts. Finally, several doctors hospital ward demanding more transparency around physician recruitment by the PSC.