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Top essentials to take with you when travelling throughout Europe

Written by on November 27, 2015 in Healthcare For Visitors, Holiday Travel
Top essentials to take with you when travelling throughout Europe

Every European country has its own rich history and culture, making a continental tour one of those once-in-a-lifetime treks you’ll relive at dinner tables for years to come. However, pack the wrong stuff and you’ll find yourself recounting tales of inconvenience, irritation and downright frustration. That’s why we’ve pulled together this essentials list of things […]

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The Essentials Needed on your Travels to France

Written by on October 13, 2015 in Healthcare, Healthcare For Visitors
The Essentials Needed on your Travels to France

France is a beautiful country full of exceptional wonder and beauty. For many of us, it’s right on our doorstep as members of the EU, and for everyone else it’s well worth the trip. The only problem with international travel is that if you forget something, it’s much harder to go home and pick it […]

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EHIC – The European Health Insurance Card

Written by on April 5, 2013 in Healthcare For Visitors
EHIC – The European Health Insurance Card

EHIC stands for the European Health Insurance Card. It’s purpose is to provide for “essential care for European holidaymakers in another EU state”. The UK NHS states that “Your EHIC lets you get state healthcare at a reduced cost or sometimes for free. It will cover you for treatment that is needed to allow you […]

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UK European Health Insurance Card Cover in France

Written by on April 5, 2013 in Healthcare For Visitors
UK European Health Insurance Card Cover in France

EHIC, the European Health Insurance Card enables essential health care for European holidaymakers in another EU state. For a UK holiday maker in France this will cover emergency or essential treatment only that is needed to allow you to continue your stay until your planned return. If you need to make an appointment with a […]

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How to find a doctor in France for visitors

Written by on March 13, 2013 in Healthcare For Visitors with 0 Comments
How to find a doctor in France for visitors

If you are a foreigner in France you may need to know how to find a doctor in France. If you have private healthcare or home state cover such as Emergency Insurance Health Card (EHIC, UK), the cost of visiting a doctor may be reimbursed – you must keep all the paperwork to ensure this. […]

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