Expat Healthcare Advice for Paros
Either get private health insurance if applicable, or be prepared to pay for private care.
Emergency Medical Care in Paros
Nearest proper hospitals are in Athens, a boat or plane ride away. The emergency service in the public health facility is very good, mainly due to a very conscientious doctor. Otherwise there are private clinics which cater for scans, x rays, blood tests etc.
Expat Health Insurance
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Quality of Healthcare in Surrounding Area
As mentioned previously it depends on the situation as there are many hospitals in Athens. Care varies.
Yes, plenty of pharmacies, prescription is needed for some drugs, which gives a discount on the price, otherwise they can be expensive sometimes.
Expat Health Insurance in Greece
The cost is reasonable under the IHC, private care varies, but in general is cheaper than UK I believe
Healthcare in Parikia Paros, Greece
An expat on Paros Island in Greece offers insight about the quality and availability of healthcare on an island in Greece. Expats should be aware that there are no true hospitals on Paros Island.
Healthcare in Paros, Greece
An expat from the United Kingdom offers her insight into the health care system on the island of Paros in Greece. Information shared includes how it compares to the UK, pharmacies, cost and more.
Answer Questions about Healthcare in Greece
Help others moving to Greece by answering a set of questions about health insurance, public healthcare in Greece, prescription medicine, quality of medical care and emergency services.