"From Being a Doctor to Support Worker Abroad": Lady in UK Recounts Her Difficulties After Japa

"From Being a Doctor to Support Worker Abroad": Lady in UK Recounts Her Difficulties After Japa

  • A lady who is a qualified medical doctor in Nigeria is now working in the UK as a support worker
  • She posted a video on TikTok to tell people why she was downgraded to the level of a support worker after arriving in the UK
  • The lady said she moved to the UK for studies and she was thinking she would work and study, but things didn't go as planned

A Nigerian lady who is a qualified medical doctor relocated to the UK, where she works as a support worker.

She had moved to the UK to do a masters degree in public health, and she was hoping to work and study at the same time.

Lady who is a doctor works as a support worker in the UK.
The lady had to write her PLAB 1 before she would work as a doctor. Photo credit: TikTok/@_drcho.
Source: TikTok

In a TikTok video, the lady, @_drcho said when she got to the UK, she had to be registered there as a doctor before she would be allowed to work.

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She said she had to first pass the Professional and Linguistic Assessments Board (PLAB 1) test, which is compulsory for non-UK-trained medical doctors who would like to practice in the country.

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In the meantime, she was a student, and she had bills to pay, which meant she had to do something to earn money.

That was how she started working as a support worker 20 hours a week to earn enough money to care for herself.

The doctor said she was scared of what people would say, but at a point, she did not care anymore.

Watch the video below:

Reactions as doctor becomes a support worker in the UK

@Ladyjay said:

"My hubby was a senior reg in naija, he’s currently a cleaner in the UK. Thank goodness he has passed his PLAB 1."

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@Nurse_val said:

"Can you tell me if I qualified for masters in Uk with my BSc nursing degree."

Man shows work she does in Canada

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that a Nigerian man living and working in Canada said the country might not be as easy as people think it to be.

In a video he posted on social media, the man made it clear that the weather where he lives is -30 degrees.

Some people who reacted to the video told the man to consider coming back to Nigeria if Canada was hard.

Source: Legit.ng

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