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How are healthcare services in Bruges?

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When we asked expats and global nomads about the quality of medical care in Bruges, they replied...

"Healthcare services in Bruges, are of high quality and easily accessible to both residents and visitors. The city is home to several well-equipped hospitals, such as AZ Sint-Jan and AZ Sint-Lucas, which offer a wide range of medical services, including emergency care, specialized treatments, and surgeries. Additionally, there are numerous general practitioners, specialists, and dentists available for consultations and treatments. Pharmacies are also easily found throughout the city, providing prescription medications and over-the-counter drugs. Many pharmacists in Bruges are multilingual and can offer advice on minor health issues. In case of emergencies, the European emergency number, 112, can be dialed for immediate assistance. The Belgian healthcare system is known for its comprehensive coverage, and residents are required to have health insurance, either through their employer or a private provider. This ensures that most medical expenses are covered or reimbursed. Visitors to Bruges are advised to have travel health insurance to cover any potential medical costs during their stay. Overall, healthcare services in Bruges are reliable, efficient, and of high quality, ensuring that residents and visitors can access the care they need when they need it," said another expat in Bruges, Belgium.

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