The NHS treatments blacklist

The NHS treatments blacklist

The NHS (the UK’s public healthcare system), is currently undergoing numerous budget cuts. In 2015, the blacklist of medication not covered was made longer. Sixteen types of medication used to treat 23 different types of cancer, including pancreatic cancer, breast...
European Health Insurance Card: the pros and cons

European Health Insurance Card: the pros and cons

  Article updated on 11.01.2021 with information about the new UK Global Health Insurance Card  The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) is very useful in that it provides Europeans with medical coverage during a temporary stay in another European country. However,...

NHS and private maternity in London

Approximately 95% of births in London take place within the National Health Service.  Although the NHS does a good job, each year a large number of women rely wholly or partly on the private medical sector for one of the most important acts of their lives. This trend...