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A guide to accessing the Swiss healthcare system: health insurance, visiting the GP, seeing a specialist, going to hospital and emergency services.
If you’re having a baby in Switzerland, here’s a useful guide to Swiss prenatal care, delivery, aftercare, maternity and paternity leave and registering your newborn in Switzerland.
Foreigners can access subsidised Swiss healthcare once they become official residents and join a Swiss health insurance scheme.
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What’s the best way to avoid the “expat blues”—feeling low and lonely when you first arrive in a country? Go out. Make friends. Have fun. Be as busy and committed to your social life when you leave the office as you are during the working day.
Feeling a little under the weather? Here's our guide to the most useful German medical terms to help you when you visit the doctor in Germany.
Most parents want their children to be healthy and happy; to be bright, creative and physically fit; and to let nothing get in the way of fulfilling their potential and leading a rich, rewarding life.
For our parents and grandparents, it was the stuff of science fiction. The idea of a small, portable device that could help diagnose illness and carry seemingly limitless information about medical conditions was a fantasy from the era of the 1960s space race. As the crew of Star Trek boldly went...
If you're considering private health insurance, finding the right health insurance plan or health insurance company can be time consuming. This guide explains how to choose the right private health insurance for you.
International health insurance for expats: How to choose between local insurance or an international health insurance plan. When is expat medical insurance necessary?
How to find a doctor abroad: non-profit organisation IAMAT has helped travellers and expats find English-speaking doctors abroad for 50 years. See how their doctor search works.
Expat health insurance: We help you find the best expat health insurance with these five tips. Which expat health insurance do you need for your situation?
The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) allows citizens from the EU/EEA and Switzerland to access healthcare when travelling within the EU. What are the procedures for EHIC application and EHIC renewal?
You cannot visit a Swiss hospital unless in an emergency or with a referral. Read about hospitals in Switzerland to find out what is required to visit a Swiss hospital, plus a list of the major hospitals in Switzerland.