In comparison to 2011, last year presented a total of 2061 (higher with 161 than in 2011) workers from the health care sector who applied for certificates from the Office of Health Authorization and Administrative Procedures to work abroad. It is true that according to the statistics of the Office of Health Authorization and Administrative Procedures, that in 2012 there were fewer doctors and more dentists, pharmacists and mostly health care professionals who have applied for the permits. The number of health care professionals who seek employment abroad has increased.
According to the data gathered by the Office of Health Authorization and Administrative Procedures, out of those who were seeking employment abroad, 1108 where doctors( 100 less than in 2011), in average almost as many as two years ago (1111), but compared with the data from 2006 (520) it is double.
Â Compared with 2011 last year there were with three dozen more dentist who asked for certificate, a total of 255, and with 50% more pharmacists in total 65 who have applied at the authority.
The biggest increase was in the number of nurses: 518 have applied for certificates from the Office of Health Authorization and Administrative Procedures compared with the 314 of the previous year.
From the data of the Office of Health Authorization and Administrative Procedures the majority of doctors who have applied for the certificates in year 2012 had a specialist medical degree in total 738, the most doctors where: Internal medicine specialist (86), family doctors (75), anesthesiologist (74), surgeons (47), pediatricians (35), gynecologist (32), radiologists (25) and cardiologists (20). If we count the other health care professionals who handle children and the protection of the youth (+14 doctors) the number of pediatricians who have left the country has increased significantly.
The most popular country has become Germany which has taken over England which previously was without competition. From those who have applied for certificates the majority of doctors and nurses wants to work in Germany and Austria, only among the dentists and pharmacists does the UK still lead.
The division by age of the applicants shows that the majority of the applicants are young between 25-29 years. This is the same by the doctors; the majority of the applicant doctors are between this ages. An interesting fact is that doctors who are over 65 years have applied for the certificate. The majority of the dentists and pharmacists are as well between 25-29 years, only the average age of midwifes and nurses is higher 30-40.
In the year 2012 happened for the first time that the number of the woman who want to work abroad was higher than those of the men, from the total of 2061 applicants the number of woman was 1212. Only by the doctors is still higher the number of men, but the majority of applicants from dentists, pharmacists and nurses are women.
Comparatively the doctor emigration statistics from the previous years: In 2005 the number of doctors who have applied for certificates was 604, in 2006 this number was 520, in 2007 it was 590, in 2008 it was 728, in 2009 it was 887, in 2010 it was 1111 and in 2011 it was 1200.
Surce of the article: Orvosok Lapja 2013/3