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A guide to healthcare in France

A guide to healthcare in France

19 November 2014   0 comments
A guide to accessing the French healthcare system, including mandatory French health insurance, finding a doctor or specialist, going to hospital and emergency services.
Guide to health insurance in France

Guide to health insurance in France 18 December 2013

France's healthcare system provides some of the best public healthcare in the world, although private health insurance is necessary for certain circumstances.
Having a baby in France

Having a baby in France 13 December 2013

If you're having a baby in France, here's a guide to French prenatal care, delivery, aftercare, and maternity leave in France.
International private medical insurance versus local healthcare options

International private medical insurance versus local healthc... 7 November 2014

Is international private medical insurance (IPMI) really more beneficial than local healthcare options? [Contributed by AXA PPP International]
Get me out of here: What to do if you fall ill abroad

Get me out of here: What to do if you fall ill abroad 7 November 2014

If you fall ill while abroad, you can rely on AXA PPP International to take care of you, no matter where you are. [Contributed by AXA PPP International]

Order reliable treatments online with healthcare provider Me...

6 November 2014
UK based online healthcare provider Meds4All offers an effective and reliable service, dispatching treatments from their registered UK pharmacy. [Contributed by Meds4All]

Medical French terms: I need a doctor!

7 July 2014
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.
Get your health in check before you relocate overseas

Get your health in check before you relocate overseas 7 March 2014

What health considerations do you need to consider if you’re moving halfway across the world?
Find an English-speaking doctor abroad

Find an English-speaking doctor abroad 1 December 2013

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?
Major hospitals around France

Major hospitals around France 14 May 2012

What and where are the major hospitals in Paris, and around France? We list the main hospitals in France.
Moving to France: What is the current healthcare situation?

Moving to France: What is the current healthcare situation? 28 March 2012

Our expert Steven Grover explores French healthcare for expats.
Private health insurance: Choosing the right policy and health insurer for you

Private health insurance: Choosing the right policy and heal... 18 January 2012

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.
SOS Help: France's English-speaking crisis line

SOS Help: France's English-speaking crisis line 1 December 2011

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.
Safety first: pregnant during summertime in France

Safety first: pregnant during summertime in France 11 May 2011

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.
Addicted expats

Addicted expats 13 April 2011

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.

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