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UK healthcare: Your local doctor (GP)

UK healthcare: Your local doctor (GP)

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If you're looking for a doctor in the UK, here's a guide on how to find and register with a doctor (GP) in the UK and what to expect from UK healthcare.

UK healthcare: Guide to NHS services

UK healthcare: Guide to NHS services

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You can access various services through the UK's National Health Service (NHS). Here is an overview of the main NHS services to get the treatment you need while living in the UK.

Having a baby in the UK

Having a baby in the UK

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If you're pregnant in the UK and looking to give birth, here's a guide to having a baby in the UK from prenatal care to maternity leave.

Expat healthcare: Local versus global coverage

Expat healthcare: Local versus global coverage

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Some important questions are answered to help expats choose which healthcare insurance offers the necessary coverage for a transient expat lifestyle.

The European Health Insurance Card explained

The European Health Insurance Card explained

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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.

Top tips to maintaining a healthy weight for expats

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Keeping yourself at the right weight is a key way to ensure good heart health — and it turns out it’s the little decisions you make during your busy expat life are the ones that make a big difference.

How breastfeeding is viewed around the world

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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?

How to prepare for expat emergencies when living overseas

How to prepare for expat emergencies when living overseas

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Before relocating overseas, you must first consider these eight important factors to ensure that you are ready to face any medical emergency or accident you might encounter in your new country.

5 tips to choose the right expat health insurance

5 tips to choose the right expat health insurance

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Finding the right health insurance that covers an expat lifestyle is vital: These tips and questions will help you choose the best expat health insurance for you.

Reverse culture shock: What, when, and how to cope

Reverse culture shock: What, when, and how to cope

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Moving home isn't always easy – many who repatriate feel different and utterly out of touch. This article explains what happens when culture shock is reversed, what to expect, and how to cope with its effects.

Get your health in check before you relocate overseas

Get your health in check before you relocate overseas

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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

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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?

Giving birth in the UK

Giving birth in the UK

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If you're preparing to give birth in the UK, here's a guide on what to expect regarding prenatal care, delivery and aftercare in the UK.

Private health insurance: Choosing the right policy and health insurer for you

Private health insurance: Choosing the right policy and health insurer for...

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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.

Addicted expats

Addicted expats

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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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