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Table 1 Irish trained doctors in Australia respondent table (N = 40)

From: ‘Everything was just getting worse and worse’: deteriorating job quality as a driver of doctor emigration from Ireland

GenderMale27
Female13
Year of arrival2016–201815
2008–201525
Age on arrival20–2922
30–3512
Over 356
Career stage at migrationAfter internship18
During postgraduate medical training20
Consultant2
Location in Australia (at time of interview)Melbourne/Victoria17
Perth/Western Australia14
Adelaide/South Australia4
Other location Australia5
Migration status (at time of interview)Temporary working visa15
Permanent residency16
Citizenship6
Unknown3
Future intentionsIntend to return to Ireland14
Intend to remain in Australia16
Undecided10
Career stage/grade (at time of interview)Resident Medical Officer (RMO)10
Trainee16
Consultant14
Current specialtyPre-Speciality/Resident Medical Officer (RMO)12
Emergency Medicine7
Surgery5
Anaesthesia4
Other specialty12