No, Healthcare professionals are not charged any fees for our services.
In the Middle East the standard full-time working hours are between 40 and 48 per week and in the UK the normal working hours are between 36 and 40 hours per week. In both regions you will be paid overtime for any additional hours worked.
In both regions salaries are usually paid monthly into your local bank account. In the Middle East salaries are tax free, which means there is no income tax deducted from your salary, whereas in the UK you will have tax deducted . The use of ATM machines allow easy access to your salary.
English is the working language within the hospitals across the Middle East. Arabic is the national is Arabic and therefore translators are always available to assist patients as necessary.
Throughout the Middle East, nurses and other healthcare professionals may be offered accommodation or alternatively be offered an allowance towards accommodation. In the UK, this depends on the individual hospital, but assistance with accommodation is certainly offered to ensure everyone settles in well.