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Bydgoszcz, Poland


Health Care in Bydgoszcz

By Betsy Burlingame

William Russell
William Russell

Summary: Explore healthcare options for expatriates and digital nomads in Bydgoszcz: uncover top-rated providers, hospitals, and medical facilities to meet your needs while living abroad in Bydgoszcz.

The healthcare system in Bydgoszcz is a combination of public and private healthcare. The public healthcare system is called the National Health Fund (NFZ) and is used by both Polish citizens and foreigners. People generally recommend using public hospitals in Bydgoszcz for serious medical emergencies and major surgery. Public hospitals in Bydgoszcz are typically well-equipped and staffed with experienced medical professionals. Foreigners, including expats and digital nomads, are allowed to use the public healthcare system in Poland. However, many expats choose to use private hospitals for specialized medical care and major surgeries. Private hospitals in Bydgoszcz are typically well-equipped and staffed with experienced medical professionals. People generally recommend using private hospitals for serious medical emergencies and major surgery.

Hospitals and Clinics for Expats in Bydgoszcz

The most popular hospitals and clinics for expats in Bydgoszcz are:

  • University Hospital in Bydgoszcz (public hospital)
  • Bydgoszcz Medical Center (private hospital)
  • Bydgoszcz Specialized Hospital (public hospital)
  • Bydgoszcz Oncology Center (public hospital)
  • Bydgoszcz Cardiology Center (public hospital)

If there are few or no hospitals in Bydgoszcz, expats in Bydgoszcz typically go to Torun for specialized medical care and major surgeries. Torun is located approximately 40 km from Bydgoszcz by car.

Emergency Services in Bydgoszcz

There are ambulance services in Bydgoszcz. To call for an ambulance, dial 112. Ambulances typically arrive quickly, however there can be delays depending on the situation.

Health Insurance Companies in Bydgoszcz

The most popular private health insurers in Bydgoszcz are PZU, Allianz, and Generali. Expats and digital nomads typically use these companies, however some may choose to use specialized expat health insurance providers.

About the Author

Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.


William Russell
William Russell

William Russell
William Russell

Bydgoszcz, Poland

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