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Complementary Therapies In Greece And How To Access Them

Greece’s national health system is free at the point of service for anyone who is contributing to the tax system in the country. Emergency care is free for everyone all the time, whether they are residing in Greece or not. Public healthcare will cover all your basic and ur   more ...

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

Medical care in Greece is generally of a very high standard, and healthcare is free for employed people who are officially resident in the country, an   more ...

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How To Look After Your Mental Health In Greece

Moving abroad is one of the main life stressors quoted by psychiatrists and doctors alike. Stress levels can have a big impact on your physical, as we   more ...

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

Moving abroad is a complex process for everybody, especially when it comes to sorting out healthcare in a country where you might not speak the local   more ...

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

The Greek health system runs on a two-tiered approach: the national health service provides care for all working residents, regardless of the length o   more ...

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Prescriptions In Greece: What Is Available And How To Get Your Medications

Moving to a new country is a stressful and confusing experience, even if you are familiar with the local language and culture. In amongst all this, tr   more ...


 
  
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James Collins, Symi

Who are you?

James Collins, a 54-year-old British-born writer, now living in Symi, Dodecanese, Greece.


Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I moved to Greece in 2002.   more ...

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Marissa Tejada, Athens

Who are you?

I am a proud New Yorker! I was born in Brooklyn and grew up on Long Island. I’ve been in the communications field my whole l   more ...

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Omaira Gill, Athens

Who are you?

My name is Omaira Gill. I’m originally from the UK and have been living in Greece since 2006. I grew up in Pakistan and moved   more ...

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Malcolm and Pauline Parkes, Drapanos - Crete

My name is Malcolm Parkes and my wife is Pauline and we used to live in Dudley, in the West Midlands. Or as Lenny Henry would say “Dudlay” as he c   more ...