What Quality Of Healthcare Can You Expect In Poland?

Poland offers free, government-funded healthcare to the large majority of its residents. Despite this, the country has a lower-than-EU-average life expectancy of 78 years (the average being 81 years). Women live, on average, eight years longer than men, as they experience lower rates of suicide, alcoholism, and socioeconomic deprivation.Overall, public healthcare in Poland is adequate, … Read more

What Cover Is Available For Sports Injuries In Poland

A wide variety of sports are played in Poland. As an expat, you shouldn’t have too much difficulty in finding a group, club or facility to join. Soccer is the most popular team game, with hundreds of teams across the country at various different levels. Volleyball is also popular, and, at time of writing, the … Read more

How To Look After Your Mental Health In Poland

Looking after your mental health is important wherever you are, but it can become particularly important when you are living in a new country and are far from friends and family. If you are an expat living in Poland, then note that there is still some stigma around mental health issues, and many Poles are … Read more

How Much Do Health Procedures Cost In Poland?

Poland is a popular destination for medical tourists, and expats living there find that they can access high-quality treatment at much lower costs than in the UK and the USA. The Polish government has a strict regulatory regime for medical professions, which is applied to private hospitals and clinics as well as those run by … Read more

What Options Are Available For Chronically Ill Expats in Poland

Poland has a national healthcare system, which everyone living and working in the country is obliged to pay into, and which is free at point of access. Retired expats can pay into the scheme voluntarily.Although the Polish government is presently engaged in a scheme to improve facilities and access to healthcare, the national service remains … Read more

How To Register With The Health System In Poland

If you are living and working in Poland, you will have a number of options when it comes to healthcare. Firstly, there’s cover under the national health insurance scheme. Secondly, you can opt to pay for treatment out of pocket. And thirdly, you can take out private health insurance, whether you arrange this yourself or … Read more

How Does Cancer Care In Poland Compare With The UK?

Both Poland and the UK have nationalised healthcare systems that provide free healthcare for residents and citizens at the point of use. Though the UK’s oncological treatment has been flagged in the Telegraph as being worse than that of the average European nation, it offers better treatment options than Poland for some diagnoses. However, Poland … Read more

Complementary Therapies In Poland And How To Access Them

Living in a new country, particularly if you are not yet fluent in the local language, can be stressful and isolating. It’s important to look after yourself, and complementary and alternative therapies can be a good way of achieving this.Complementary therapies are relatively new to Poland – they were rare in the communist era. They … Read more

Giving Birth In Poland As An Expat

Having a baby in a foreign country need not be a daunting experience for an expat; all it takes is a little bit of preparation. Here are a few tips that could make it much easier for you to have a baby in this country. 1. Get your insurance in order Contrary to what most … Read more

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