Health insurance in Germany: Five reasons to switch from public to private
Germany

Health insurance in Germany: Five reasons to switch from public to private

German bureaucracy can be confusing even if you've lived in the country for years – and more so, if you're a newcomer. This can be especially true for health insurance, which is mandatory. We take a look at some of the reasons you might consider private rather than public insurance.

Syrian doctor in Germany accused of war crimes
Germany

Syrian doctor in Germany accused of war crimes

Five unexpected things covered by private health insurance in Germany
Germany

Five unexpected things covered by private health insurance in Germany

Four ways digitalization is changing Germany
Germany

Four ways digitalization is changing Germany

Why moving to Sweden is the perfect time to give your health a check
Sweden

Why moving to Sweden is the perfect time to give your health a check

Five ways expats can benefit from international health insurance

Five ways expats can benefit from international health insurance

Seven of the biggest healthcare culture shocks in Germany
Germany

Seven of the biggest healthcare culture shocks in Germany

What to do if you get sick in Sweden
Sweden

What to do if you get sick in Sweden

A doctor answers: Is private healthcare in Sweden worth it?
Sweden

A doctor answers: Is private healthcare in Sweden worth it?

Private and public healthcare in Sweden: The differences explained
Sweden

Private and public healthcare in Sweden: The differences explained

QUIZ: What’s causing your allergies in Sweden?
Sweden

QUIZ: What’s causing your allergies in Sweden?

Six common illnesses to avoid in Sweden this fall
Sweden

Six common illnesses to avoid in Sweden this fall

10 funny German medical words every expat should know
Germany

10 funny German medical words every expat should know

Head doctor arrested for killing unwitting woman with cocaine during sex
Germany

Head doctor arrested for killing unwitting woman with cocaine during sex

Sweden’s most common seasonal allergies (and how to avoid them)
Sweden

Sweden’s most common seasonal allergies (and how to avoid them)

How to see a doctor in Sweden without leaving your home
Sweden

How to see a doctor in Sweden without leaving your home

Government seeks to slash health bill with lower doctor fees
Switzerland

Government seeks to slash health bill with lower doctor fees

Elderly Swede caught fire after hospital surgery
Sweden

Elderly Swede caught fire after hospital surgery

The expat’s healthcare guide to Germany
Germany

The expat’s healthcare guide to Germany

Healthcare in France: a beginner’s guide
France

Healthcare in France: a beginner’s guide

Doctor faces Swiss court for cutting off boy’s penis during circumcision
Switzerland

Doctor faces Swiss court for cutting off boy’s penis during circumcision

Geneva hospital encourages ‘shy’ Swiss to talk about sex
Switzerland

Geneva hospital encourages ‘shy’ Swiss to talk about sex

Italy tests 3,500 children for TB after doctor diagnosed
Italy

Italy tests 3,500 children for TB after doctor diagnosed

France’s hospital doctors stage strike to highlight crisis
France

France’s hospital doctors stage strike to highlight crisis

Germans go to doctor WAY too much, says insurer
Germany

Germans go to doctor WAY too much, says insurer

Man tells HIV patient to use lavender instead of drugs
Switzerland

Man tells HIV patient to use lavender instead of drugs

Catholic Swedish doctor ‘tried to convert patients’
Sweden

Catholic Swedish doctor ‘tried to convert patients’

German clinic offers last hope to cancer-struck Aussie child
Germany

German clinic offers last hope to cancer-struck Aussie child

Top doctor blasts Lufthansa over pilots’ mental health
Germany

Top doctor blasts Lufthansa over pilots’ mental health

Can you find a doctor for this Swedish town (and win cash)?
Sweden

Can you find a doctor for this Swedish town (and win cash)?

German man first to contract Lassa fever outside Africa
Germany

German man first to contract Lassa fever outside Africa

Scandi ‘Doctor Anal’ loses his medical licence

Scandi ‘Doctor Anal’ loses his medical licence

Italy doctor fudged invalidity claims with ‘sandwich’ bribes
Italy

Italy doctor fudged invalidity claims with ‘sandwich’ bribes

Gynecologist faces court over intimate photos
Germany

Gynecologist faces court over intimate photos

Body parts discovered in Norway doctor’s home
Norway

Body parts discovered in Norway doctor’s home

French celeb osteopath sentenced for sex crimes
France

French celeb osteopath sentenced for sex crimes

Fraudster surgeon fired after years on the job
Germany

Fraudster surgeon fired after years on the job

Italian doctor banned in UK over bad English
Italy

Italian doctor banned in UK over bad English

Court convicts French euthanasia doctor
France

Court convicts French euthanasia doctor

Doctor ‘got drunk and set fire to own flat’
Germany

Doctor ‘got drunk and set fire to own flat’

Fake plastic surgeon sentenced to 4 years
Germany

Fake plastic surgeon sentenced to 4 years

Doctor on trial after woman wakes in morgue
Germany

Doctor on trial after woman wakes in morgue

Doctor acquitted in organ donation scandal
Germany

Doctor acquitted in organ donation scandal

Norway hospital does first ritual circumcision
Norway

Norway hospital does first ritual circumcision

Doctors say you should write your own sick note
Germany

Doctors say you should write your own sick note

Italian doctor reported missing in Libya
Italy

Italian doctor reported missing in Libya

Italian doctor cured of Ebola to leave hospital
Italy

Italian doctor cured of Ebola to leave hospital

Italy’s Ebola patient is getting better
Italy

Italy’s Ebola patient is getting better

Patient dies after ‘botched colonoscopy’
Austria

Patient dies after ‘botched colonoscopy’

Banned doping doctor denies Astana link
Italy

Banned doping doctor denies Astana link

Italian Ebola patient’s health improves
Italy

Italian Ebola patient’s health improves

Italian Ebola patient’s health ‘worsens slightly’
Italy

Italian Ebola patient’s health ‘worsens slightly’

Angry French women shame gynos on Twitter
France

Angry French women shame gynos on Twitter

First Italian with Ebola takes trial drug
Italy

First Italian with Ebola takes trial drug

Italian doctor contracts Ebola in Sierra Leone
Italy

Italian doctor contracts Ebola in Sierra Leone

Vienna doctor sentenced for stalking
Austria

Vienna doctor sentenced for stalking

French surgeons implant second artificial heart
France

French surgeons implant second artificial heart

‘France has world’s best healthcare for expats’
France

‘France has world’s best healthcare for expats’

Doctor sentenced for benefits fraud
Austria

Doctor sentenced for benefits fraud

Early retiree poses as medical doctor
Austria

Early retiree poses as medical doctor

Doctor probed for being drunk and high at work
Sweden

Doctor probed for being drunk and high at work

Viennese doctor on trial for medical fraud
Austria

Viennese doctor on trial for medical fraud

Fake doctor jailed for treating sick children
Germany

Fake doctor jailed for treating sick children

Madrid police bust ring of ‘back street’ doctors
Spain

Madrid police bust ring of ‘back street’ doctors

French patients won’t have to pay to see doctor
France

French patients won’t have to pay to see doctor

Italian doctor ‘refused to assist abortion’
Italy

Italian doctor ‘refused to assist abortion’

Italian doctor sued for ‘refusing Easter visit’
Italy

Italian doctor sued for ‘refusing Easter visit’

‘They gave me C-section without anaesthesia’
Spain

‘They gave me C-section without anaesthesia’

Doctor fined €210K over illegal AIDS tests
Spain

Doctor fined €210K over illegal AIDS tests

Sweden beats UK in heart attack care: study
Sweden

Sweden beats UK in heart attack care: study

Ex-San Marino head ‘asked us to undress’
Italy

Ex-San Marino head ‘asked us to undress’

Secret camera doctor ‘should skip jail’
Germany

Secret camera doctor ‘should skip jail’

Refugee exhibit attacked with smoke bombs
Sweden

Refugee exhibit attacked with smoke bombs

Doctor struck off for drugging suicidal student
Sweden

Doctor struck off for drugging suicidal student

British woman dead after German doctor botches operation
Germany

British woman dead after German doctor botches operation

Investigators probe 480 doctors for corruption
Germany

Investigators probe 480 doctors for corruption

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Sweden

Doc’s oversight costs Swedish man his testicle

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Sweden

Woman ‘threatened’ by doctor’s text messages

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Sweden

Man dies after two hour wait for ambulance

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Sweden

Woman ordered to diet despite 8 kilo cyst

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Sweden

Cyclists survive violent crash thanks to nearby doc

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Sweden

Surgeon accused of faking operations

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Sweden

More Swedish docs fear malpractice complaints

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Sweden

Swedish docs investigated for medical errors in the UK

How do I know whether my doctor is any good?
Sweden

How do I know whether my doctor is any good?

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Sweden

Swedish doc could be charged for ‘fatal’ UK op

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Sweden

Docs tell 83-year-old Swede she’s ‘too old’ for treatment

Sweden looks to boost healthcare exports
Sweden

Sweden looks to boost healthcare exports

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Sweden

Unborn child ‘nearly killed’ due to doc’s error

Doctor vindicated in newborn’s death
Sweden

Doctor vindicated in newborn’s death

Doctor charged over baby’s death
Sweden

Doctor charged over baby’s death

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Sweden

Surgeon convicted for bogus billing

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Sweden

Nurse tells Ukrainian to ‘go home’ after complaint

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Sweden

Court strips licence of sex offender doc

Man died due to doc’s poor Swedish skills
Sweden

Man died due to doc’s poor Swedish skills

Docs top list of Swedes’ ‘sexiest’ professions
Sweden

Docs top list of Swedes’ ‘sexiest’ professions

‘Doctors can recommend homeopathy’: court
Sweden

‘Doctors can recommend homeopathy’: court

Doc tried to trade drugs for sex with addicts
Sweden

Doc tried to trade drugs for sex with addicts

Swedish nurses up in arms over doc’s extra pay
Sweden

Swedish nurses up in arms over doc’s extra pay

Swede solves 100-year-old pee disease mystery
Sweden

Swede solves 100-year-old pee disease mystery

Doctor jailed for sexually molesting patients
Sweden

Doctor jailed for sexually molesting patients

Patient blackmails doc after affair turns sour
Sweden

Patient blackmails doc after affair turns sour

Doc fired for beating ‘drunk’ patient
Sweden

Doc fired for beating ‘drunk’ patient

Woman not guilty in love-affair blackmail drama
Sweden

Woman not guilty in love-affair blackmail drama

Doc convicted of buying sex sues over sacking
Sweden

Doc convicted of buying sex sues over sacking

Doc sent traumatized girl to be cured by medium
Sweden

Doc sent traumatized girl to be cured by medium

Patient waits eight hours in emergency ward, dies
Sweden

Patient waits eight hours in emergency ward, dies

Woman dies hours after ambulance no-show
Sweden

Woman dies hours after ambulance no-show

Man loses memory after liposuction slip
Spain

Man loses memory after liposuction slip

Doctor jailed for selling babies to France
France

Doctor jailed for selling babies to France

Heart surgeon leaves 16cm of metal in patient
France

Heart surgeon leaves 16cm of metal in patient

‘Survivor’ doctor kills himself after accusations
France

‘Survivor’ doctor kills himself after accusations

Shorter hours lure docs from Sweden to Norway
Norway

Shorter hours lure docs from Sweden to Norway

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France

French doctors: half of drugs ‘are useless’

Doctors can’t opt out of abortion duties: ministry
Norway

Doctors can’t opt out of abortion duties: ministry

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Norway

‘MMS Doc’ jailed for teen girl sex attacks

How are doctors in Germany coping with spread of coronavirus?
Germany

How are doctors in Germany coping with spread of coronavirus?

What’s the reality of expat life in Europe today?

What’s the reality of expat life in Europe today?

Five mindfulness practices for expats

Five mindfulness practices for expats

Seven golden rules for moving abroad with children

Seven golden rules for moving abroad with children

German doctors walk off job in nationwide strike
Germany

German doctors walk off job in nationwide strike

Five ways to maintain the bond with friends and family ‘back home’

Five ways to maintain the bond with friends and family ‘back home’

Norway’s longest-ever hospital strike to get even bigger
Norway

Norway’s longest-ever hospital strike to get even bigger

Ongoing Norway doctors’ strike intensifies
Norway

Ongoing Norway doctors’ strike intensifies

Norway doctors’ strike could delay operations
Norway

Norway doctors’ strike could delay operations

Italians plea to adopt baby orphaned in migrant tragedy
Italy

Italians plea to adopt baby orphaned in migrant tragedy

French doctors accused of ‘extorting’ migrants
France

French doctors accused of ‘extorting’ migrants

Three arrested over Italian doctor’s murder
Italy

Three arrested over Italian doctor’s murder

Italian doctor murdered in Kenya armed robbery
Italy

Italian doctor murdered in Kenya armed robbery

Doctors hit streets of Paris to protest reforms
France

Doctors hit streets of Paris to protest reforms

French GPs strike: What to do if you get sick
France

French GPs strike: What to do if you get sick

France braces for doctors’ Christmas strike
France

France braces for doctors’ Christmas strike

French GPs urged to strike over Christmas
France

French GPs urged to strike over Christmas

Sex crime doctor now working in Germany

Sex crime doctor now working in Germany

Catalan chemists strike over unpaid bills
Spain

Catalan chemists strike over unpaid bills

Baby ‘euthanasia’ trial opens in Stockholm
Sweden

Baby ‘euthanasia’ trial opens in Stockholm

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Sweden

Doc convicted of rape may lose licence

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Sweden

Welfare board to investigate baby’s death

Court orders doc held over baby’s death
Sweden

Court orders doc held over baby’s death

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Sweden

Hospital criticized for asylum seeker’s death