Public and goverment hospitals supposedly pay a lot higher than private hospitals. this is the life of every begining doctor here in the phil. overworked, underpayed. Even when you finish all trainings and become a consultant, the pay still isnt that big unless you became famous. Too many doctors are stuck in the big metropolis where the competiton for patients is fierce while in the provinces you will be lucky to find a nurse in the barangay clinic. That why you should not wonder why a lot of doctor even consultants are taking up nursing.