publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

Factors influencing trainee doctor emigration in a high income country: a mixed methods study

Clarke, Nicholas; Crowe, Sophie; Humphries, Niamh; Conroy, Ronan; O’Hare, Simon; Kavanagh, Paul; Brugha, Ruairi;
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  • Published: 25 Sep 2017 Journal: Human Resources for Health, volume 15 (eissn: 1478-4491, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
  • Country: Ireland
Abstract
Background The Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel focuses particularly on migration of doctors from low- and middle-income countries. Less is understood about migration from high-income countries. Recession has impacted several European countries in recent years, and in some cases emigration has reached unprecedented levels. This study measures and explores the predictors of trainee doctor emigration from Ireland. Methods Using a partially mixed sequential dominant (quantitative) study design, a nationally representative sample of 893 trainee doctors was invited to complete an online survey. Of the 523 who responded (58....
Subjects
free text keywords: Mixed-methods., Medicine and Health Sciences, Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Public Administration, Developing country, Work–life balance, Medicine, business.industry, business, Health administration, Workforce, Family life, Family medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, Response rate (survey), Job satisfaction, Health services research, Nursing, Research, Doctor emigration, Postgraduate, Training, Mixed-methods, Medicine (General), R5-920, Public aspects of medicine, RA1-1270
Related Organizations
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10.Filippidis FT. Emigrating young physicians leave Greece with an aging health workforce. J Public Health. 2015;38(4):e587.

Ifanti, AA, Argyriou, AA, Kalofonou, FH, Kalofonos, HP. Physicians’ brain drain in Greece: a perspective on the reasons why and how to address it. Health Policy.. 2014; 117: 210-215 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed] [DOI]

Solberg, IB, Tómasson, K, Aasland, O, Tyssen, R. The impact of economic factors on migration considerations among Icelandic specialist doctors: a cross-sectional study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2013; 13: 1 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed] [DOI]

13.Humphries N, McAleese S, Matthews A, Brugha R. “Emigration is a matter of self-preservation. The working conditions. .. Are killing us slowly”: qualitative insights into health professional emigration from Ireland. Hum Resour Health. 2015;13 10.1186/s12960-015-0022-6.

Scharer, S, Freitag, A. Physicians’ exodus: why medical graduates leave Austria or do not work in clinical practice. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2015; 127: 323-329 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed] [DOI]

Sharma, A, Lambert, TW, Goldacre, MJ. Why UK-trained doctors leave the UK: cross-sectional survey of doctors in New Zealand. JRSM. 2012; 105: 25-34 [OpenAIRE] [DOI]

53 references, page 1 of 4
Abstract
Background The Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel focuses particularly on migration of doctors from low- and middle-income countries. Less is understood about migration from high-income countries. Recession has impacted several European countries in recent years, and in some cases emigration has reached unprecedented levels. This study measures and explores the predictors of trainee doctor emigration from Ireland. Methods Using a partially mixed sequential dominant (quantitative) study design, a nationally representative sample of 893 trainee doctors was invited to complete an online survey. Of the 523 who responded (58....
Subjects
free text keywords: Mixed-methods., Medicine and Health Sciences, Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Public Administration, Developing country, Work–life balance, Medicine, business.industry, business, Health administration, Workforce, Family life, Family medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, Response rate (survey), Job satisfaction, Health services research, Nursing, Research, Doctor emigration, Postgraduate, Training, Mixed-methods, Medicine (General), R5-920, Public aspects of medicine, RA1-1270
Related Organizations
53 references, page 1 of 4

1.World Health Organization. The WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnal. Wash DC Aspen Inst. 2010. http://www.who.int/entity/workforcealliance/bilateral01.pdf. Accessed 11 Aug 2016.

2.World Health Organization. Working together for health: The World Health Report. 2006:2006.

Abel-Smith, B, Gales, K. British doctors at home and abroad. 1964

Gish, O. Doctor migration and world health; the impact of the international demand for doctors on health services in developing countries. 1971

Wright, D, Mullally, S, Cordukes, MC. “Worse than being married”: the exodus of British doctors from the National Health Service to Canada, c. 1955-75. J Hist Med Allied Sci. 2010; 65: 546-575 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed] [DOI]

Gish, O. Emigration and the supply and demand for medical manpower: the Irish case. Minerva. 1969; 7: 668-679 [DOI]

7.Imrie K. Training 21st century clinical leaders: a review of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland training programmes. 2014. https://www.rcpi.ie/news/publication/training-21st-century-clinical-leaders/. Accessed 5 Dec 2016.

Connell, J. The two cultures of health worker migration: a Pacific perspective. Soc Sci Med. 2014; 116: 73-81 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed] [DOI]

Thomas, S, Burke, S, Barry, S. The Irish health-care system and austerity: sharing the pain. Lancet. 2014; 383: 1544-1546 [DOI]

10.Filippidis FT. Emigrating young physicians leave Greece with an aging health workforce. J Public Health. 2015;38(4):e587.

Ifanti, AA, Argyriou, AA, Kalofonou, FH, Kalofonos, HP. Physicians’ brain drain in Greece: a perspective on the reasons why and how to address it. Health Policy.. 2014; 117: 210-215 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed] [DOI]

Solberg, IB, Tómasson, K, Aasland, O, Tyssen, R. The impact of economic factors on migration considerations among Icelandic specialist doctors: a cross-sectional study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2013; 13: 1 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed] [DOI]

13.Humphries N, McAleese S, Matthews A, Brugha R. “Emigration is a matter of self-preservation. The working conditions. .. Are killing us slowly”: qualitative insights into health professional emigration from Ireland. Hum Resour Health. 2015;13 10.1186/s12960-015-0022-6.

Scharer, S, Freitag, A. Physicians’ exodus: why medical graduates leave Austria or do not work in clinical practice. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2015; 127: 323-329 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed] [DOI]

Sharma, A, Lambert, TW, Goldacre, MJ. Why UK-trained doctors leave the UK: cross-sectional survey of doctors in New Zealand. JRSM. 2012; 105: 25-34 [OpenAIRE] [DOI]

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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

Factors influencing trainee doctor emigration in a high income country: a mixed methods study

Clarke, Nicholas; Crowe, Sophie; Humphries, Niamh; Conroy, Ronan; O’Hare, Simon; Kavanagh, Paul; Brugha, Ruairi;