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Dental And Ophthalmic Care In The UK: How To Find The Right Options For You

Dental care in the United Kingdom (UK) is categorised in two ways: NHS and private. Most dentists provide both, so it is usually a case of finding out which treatments are available on the NHS and which require private care.    more ...
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Maternity Care In The UK: What The Options Are And How To Decide On A Birth Plan

Most women in the UK choose to be supported by the National Health Service (NHS) throughout their pregnancy and birth. The care offered by the NHS is not only free but also of a high quality. The NHS cover antenatal care, labour and birth, and postnatal support.    more ...
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How Does The Quality Of Healthcare In The UK Compare With The US?

The United Kingdom (UK) and United States (US) healthcare services are ideal representatives of two extremes; the former relies on public funding whilst the latter has the largest private sector funding system in the world.    more ...
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Complementary Therapies In The UK And How To Access Them

In the stressful context of 2019, many of us are spending more of our time and resources focusing on our well-being. Spending a little time on self-care is a vital part of surviving the day to day stresses of adulthood. Whether it’s a payday treat to ourselves; a reward for a job well done; or a chance to escape the noise and chaos of a busy home, complementary therapies can add some much-needed respite to our schedule.    more ...
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Feeling Low In London This Christmas? Samaritans Can Help

As a time when friends and families get together to celebrate the winter season and bring in the next year, the festive period can be a particularly difficult time for expats, especially if you've only recently moved abroad.    more ...
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Nine Ways To Stay Healthy When You're Working Long Hours In The City

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With many City workers ranking up around 60+ hours every week, they need to undertake exercise and a healthy lifestyle during the working day. However, this article isn't just aimed at City workers but everyone who spends long periods at their desk.

But before moving on to the ways of staying healthy, we should consider what working long hours every day actually does to the body.    more ...
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How To Register With A Doctor In The UK

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The National Health Service, or NHS, is the largest and oldest healthcare provider in England. It is known to be one of the leading healthcare systems in the world. Records show that the system caters to over one million patients every 36 hours, and covers everything from routine checks to dealing with long-term illnesses.    more ...
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What Expats Heading To The UK Need To Know About Health Insurance

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As one of the world's most popular expat destinations, the UK offers great opportunities and though it has one of the best healthcare services in the world there is still a need for international health insurance.

There are two issues to appreciate for all expats moving to the UK and the first one is for those heading to the country from other European Union member states as they will not need a visa but will need the European Health Insurance ...    more ...
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A Guide To The NHS For New Expats In The UK

When talking about the United Kingdom, some of us will be immediately reminded of grey skies, glum weather, bland food and high costs of living. Yet, there is of course much more to the country than this. Immigrants of all ages from around the world are drawn to this diverse European destination for a number of very compelling reasons, which include its rich culture, high living standards, career opportunities, quality of education, and advanced ...    more ...
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Lonely In London? You're Not Alone.

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Moving abroad is a brilliant way to immerse yourself in a new culture and give your life a makeover. Many expats decide to make the move for reasons related to their careers, perhaps being relocated by their companies, or to set up their own business in a place where the overheads are lower than they would have been at home. Others move to retire, to provide a higher standard of education for their children, or simply for a change of scenery.    more ...

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