Oman unveils new grading system for medical staff

February 16, 2014 3:40 am

The Omani health ministry has unveiled a new grading system for recruitment and promotion of medical and paramedic professionals, applicable equally to locals and expatriates, Times of Oman has reported. Along with the medical profession, the paramedical profession was also included in the new regulations, which cover all the areas including recruitment in civil and armed forces, hospitals, permanent and contractual jobs, promotions, salaries, facilities given during jobs, various forms of allowances and the end-of-service benefits, said health minister, Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Said. This also includes scholarships and training programmes, he added.