What are medical services in Riga like?
When we asked expats and global nomads about the quality of medical care in Riga, they replied...
"Medical services in Riga are generally of good quality, with well-equipped hospitals and clinics. The city has both public and private healthcare facilities, staffed by qualified and experienced medical professionals. Many doctors and nurses in Riga speak English, making communication easier for foreign patients. Public healthcare is accessible to residents through the Latvian National Health Service, while private healthcare providers offer a wider range of services, often with shorter waiting times. However, private healthcare can be more expensive. Emergency medical services are available in Riga, with a responsive ambulance service for urgent care. It is recommended for visitors to have travel health insurance to cover any potential medical expenses during their stay in Riga," said another expat in Riga, Latvia.
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