US to UK transition, pls help. - page 5

by hilife_RN

Hello everyone! I'm a RN (BSN) here in the US and would like to come to work in the UK. I've been a medical/surgical nurse for 1.5 yrs, and planning on taking the IELTS in October. I was just curious, what kind of nursing... Read More


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    thanks newshark! and for all the info! good luck to you and your future endeavors!,
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    yemachi....may I ask why you made the move to the States to practice nursing? Is the pay in the UK significantly lower than the States? How did you like having more autonomy? Just curious...thanks
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    Quote from newshark
    yemachi....may I ask why you made the move to the States to practice nursing? Is the pay in the UK significantly lower than the States? How did you like having more autonomy? Just curious...thanks
    UK Nurses have a 2 year pay freeze from 2011 to 2013 and currently start at 21176 which is US$ 32688 and i am sure deductions like tax and insurance will be different
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    Newshark! I received your message but I can't reply back since I'm 4 postings short.
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    News shark- pay in the uk starts at about 21k year. US (Delaware/NE area) is about $48k (about. 32k wh converted). Cost of living in De was much less than my cost of living here near manchester for family of 4.
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    Thanks for the responses!


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