Specialists leaving for private practice do so for reasons other than monetary. I wonder if there has ever been a survey of those who left as to the reason why they left. Allowing specialists to practice one day a week out from their daily work is not likely to change their intention to leave. Rather it will likely compromise services in KKM hospitals.

In closing, most doctors (GP or specialists) do not earn a "salary" when they leave goverment service. They collect a &qu...