Here's why you should think of retiring

Whether the idea fills you with excitement or apprehension, it's wise to plan early

Retirement triggers a range of emotions — fear around financial security, anxiety over the loss of patient relationships, longing for the opportunity to pursue a slower lifestyle and perhaps envy for those already there.


Doctors generally retire later than the rest of the working population, with a growing trend of practising doctors aged over 65. If the idea of retirement has crept into your thinking, here’s a practical roadmap.

When to start

Starting your working careers usually with financial weakness due to high study