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Expats come out in favour of virtual healthcare services

Expats come out in favour of virtual healthcare services
The results of a recent survey show the vast majority of expat respondents would prefer to have access to virtual healthcare. For expats living and working overseas, accessing healthcare can be a stressful experience due to language barriers and cultural differences as well as high costs. The call for virtual healthcare facilities comes...

British expats in Europe can now use online UK-based GP service

British expats in Europe can now use online UK-based GP service
As if not knowing for certain how a managed Brexit will finally affect their lives wasn’t bad enough, British expats in Europe now face the growing threat of a Johnson-engineered no-deal Brexit. Johnson’s ‘no deal, do or die Brexit’ threatens the assurances given by the vast majority of EU member states that UK expats’ rights...

Which expat destinations have the best affordable healthcare?

Which expat destinations have the best affordable healthcare?
Especially if you’re relocating with your family or are dreaming of an expat retirement overseas, healthcare is an important part of your forward planning. Potential expatriates from the UK and USA could be forgiven for making comparisons based on Britain’s broken NHS, once the envy of the world, and the horrendous prices of...

Is New Zealand the ultimate stress-buster for expats?

Is New Zealand the ultimate stress-buster for expats?
Is expat life in New Zealand as stress free as it’s advertised? Given that nowhere on the planet is perfect and the internet isn’t comprised of gold tablets inscribed with nothing but the truth, should would-be expats desperate for a less stressful life believe all they read? Out of all the possible expat destinations in the world,...

Private or public healthcare services for expats in Sweden?

Private or public healthcare services for expats in Sweden?
Getting used to the Swedish healthcare service may cause headaches for new expat arrivals. Sweden’s healthcare services are high quality, but newly-arrived expats can find the system confusing at best and totally mystifying at worst, especially if the language is still a mystery. The first step is to locate the nearest healthcare centre...

Advice on choosing health insurance for expats in France

Advice on choosing health insurance for expats in France
Moving to France involves getting to know how the system works, especially as regards health insurance. Whist the French health system is widely recognised as being one of the world’s best, the bureaucratic side takes some understanding as it’s not exactly straightforward. Health insurance is known as being ‘complementary’,...

Spain best in world for expat health

Posted on June 14, 2019 in Health and Environment
STORY LINK Spain best in world for expat health
Spain best in world for expat health
For would-be expats heading for Spain, the good news is that their chosen destination is now officially the world’s healthiest country. A recent study ordered by the Bloomberg Healthiest Country Index examined and analysed data from the World Bank, the United Nations Population Division and the World Health Organisation in order to...

Are virtual healthcare services the next must-have for expatriates?

Are virtual healthcare services the next must-have for expatriates?
A recent survey indicates that virtual healthcare services are deemed the best by an average of almost 80 per cent of respondents. The survey, initiated by a well-known healthcare provider, attempted to discover which aspects of relocation overseas have the worst effect on expatriates’ wellbeing and health. Perhaps the most interesting...

Swedish medical app helps expats find help when sick or depressed

Swedish medical app helps expats find help when sick or depressed
The Scandinavian countries including Sweden are popular with expats as well as tourists, but what happens if you fall sick? For expats living and working in Sweden, the country’s healthcare system is one of the best, but only if you know where to go and what to do. The first port of call is your local healthcare centre unless you have a...

Shanghai now a safer city for expats and their families

Shanghai now a safer city for expats and their families
Shanghai is now one of China’s safest cities due to a police crackdown on organised gangs. A statement from the Shanghai police has revealed criminal cases and reported crimes are down by 34.4 per cent and 11.4 per cent respectively during 2019’s first four months. Police have been concentrating on organised criminal gangs as well as...