Expats Should Use Health Insurance in Greece for Parikia Paros
Always use insurance in Greece
if you can, if not get reciprocal healthcare.
Paros Island Has No Hospitals in Parikia Paros
No true hospitals on the island, but good clinics both public and private. Nearest hospitals are on Naxos
Healthcare in Greece is Different than in the UK
the care is different to UK, for instance there needs to be a carer for the patient, a relative or someone privately paid for when you are in the hospital. Specialist healthcare is quite widely available here, and appointments are offered quickly.
Availability of Prescription Meds in Parikia Paros, Greece
Yes from the many chemists. I need several prescriptions but get them at 20% of cost under the healthcare programme.
If You Don't Obtain Health Insurance in Greece
I do not have insurance, but the costs of private medical care are quite reasonable.