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A guide to accessing the French healthcare system, including finding a doctor or specialist, going to the hospital, dentists and emergency services. Healthcare in France also requires mandatory health insurance.
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 giving birth in France including prenatal care, delivery, aftercare and maternity leave in France, as well as paternity leave in France.
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 don't first register with a French doctor, you risk paying higher doctor fees; this guide explains what you need to register with a doctor in France, or 'médecin traitant'.
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?
This guide to French hospitals lists the major hospitals in Paris plus the major hospitals in France, as well explains what you need to visit a French hospital or in an emergency.
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?
SOS Help is a helpline in France focused on helping English speakers deal with emergency problems, from emotional breakdowns to feeling homesick or isolated, or just a question ask about a mobile bill.
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?
Keeping yourself at the right weight is a key way to ensure good heart health — and it turns out, the little decisions you make during your busy expat life are the ones that make a big difference
When deciding whether to breastfeed, each new mother is influenced not only by her physical ability and personal beliefs, but also by social and cultural customs. But how much do attitudes to breastfeeding differ around the world?