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Prescriptions In Cyprus: What Is Available And How To Ensure You Get The Right Level Of Care

Cyprus has recently overhauled its healthcare system to establish a national health service, known as Gesy, and thus has also changed the system for applying for prescriptions.    more ...

What Cover Is Available For Sports Injuries In Cyprus?

Cyprus is a popular holiday destination: around a million people visit the island every year. It’s also a destination for activities – water sports, paragliding, zip lines, scuba diving, snorkelling and skiing among them – which can have a high risk of injury. What happens if you sustain a sports-related injury while you’re visiting Cyprus? What cover is available to you?    more ...

What Options Are Available For Chronically Ill Expats Living In Cyprus?

If you are an expat in Cyprus, and chronically ill, your treatment options and healthcare expenses will depend both on the severity of your ailment, and on your level of health insurance.

If you have been paying contributions into Gesy, the new national health insurance system, then you should find that your illness is covered under the state system if you are living on the south of the island. If you are in the north, you will need to take o ...    more ...

What Quality Of Healthcare Can You Expect In Cyprus?

As an expat, the quality of healthcare that you can expect in Cyprus will depend on whether you are accessing the public system or opting for , and in addition, which region of the country you are based in. Treatment and insurance cover will differ depending on whether you are resident in the Greek or the Turkish part of the island, and in addition, whether you are classed as a resident or a visitor.

Public healthcare in Cyprus

The sta ...    more ...

How To Keep Fit And Healthy In Cyprus

With its Mediterranean cuisine, plethora of water sports and opportunities to keep fit, Cyprus is a perfect place to visit or live if you want to keep healthy. There are some excellent doctors and clinics across the island to help you maintain your physical and mental health; and of course, you can always opt for private health insurance to top up your level of care.    more ...

How To Register With The Health System In Cyprus

To register with the health system in Cyprus, you have a number of options based on the public and the private system. Health insurance in Cyprus is organized on a two-tier system, comprised of both public medical insurance, which is not mandatory, and private cover.    more ...

Maternity Care In Cyprus: What The Options Are And How To Decide On A Birth Plan

Cyprus has a high standard of health care. As an expat, you can decide whether to register with the national health insurance scheme, Gesy, or whether you would prefer to opt for private cover, either as a top-up to your existing health insurance, or to enable you to give birth in a private clinic.    more ...

How Much Do Health Procedures Cost In Cyprus?

The cost of medical procedures in Cyprus will depend on whether you, as an expat resident:

• are signed up with the national insurance scheme
• have
• have a combination of national and top-up private insurance to cover procedures, such as dental and optical care, which do not fall under the national scheme
• do not have insurance at all and are intending to pay out-of-pocket for any treatment that you receive.

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Dental And Opthalmic Care In Cyprus: How To Find The Right Options For You

Cyprus is a destination for both dental and eyecare tourism and its private treatment is considered to be both of a high standard, and cheaper than elsewhere. Basic dental treatment is covered under the state health insurance scheme, Gesy and is free at the point of delivery. For more advanced dental work, such as teeth bleaching, crowns, veneers, root canal work, bridges, porcelain fused to metal crowns, porcelain inlays and dental implants, you ...    more ...

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