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A guide to accessing the French healthcare system, including mandatory French health insurance, finding a doctor or specialist, going to hospital and emergency services.
France's healthcare system provides some of the best public healthcare in the world, although private health insurance is necessary for certain circumstances.
If you're having a baby in France, here's a guide to French prenatal care, delivery, aftercare, and maternity leave in France.
Citizens from the EU/EEA and Switzerland can get a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) to access free or reduced-cost healthcare when travelling within the EU – here’s how it works.
Some important questions are answered to help expats choose which healthcare insurance offers adequate coverage for a transient expat lifestyle.
Here is a French glossary of medical terms for when you have a doctor's appointment, and French health terms for every-day life in France.
What health considerations do you need to consider if you’re moving halfway across the world?
For 50 years, the non-profit IAMAT has helped travellers find medical help in English. How can IAMAT improve your health situation while living abroad?
What and where are the major hospitals in Paris, and around France? We list the main hospitals in France.
Our expert Steven Grover explores French healthcare for expats.
Everyone should have health insurance, but finding the right coverage can be time consuming. Here's a guide on how to choose the right health insurance for you.
France's SOS helpline is ready to listen to any of your emergency problems, from emotional breakdowns to feeling homesick or isolated, or just to ask about your mobile bill.
The heat in France can be dangerous for pregnant women, so it's important that mums take a few safety precautions when pregnant during the summer in France.
Rupert Wolfe Murray of Castle Craig Hospital discusses why some expats are tempted by alcohol and how cultural differences can make it difficult to find help.
For those eligible for French social security, we explain how to make sure you're signed up with a 'médecin traitant'. Here's a guide to choosing a doctor in France.