French healthcare is excellent but organised very differently to that in the UK, with a system of reimbursement and top-up insurance. In this section you can find in-depth guides and latest news updates on a wide range of healthcare topics.
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France’s first ‘Alzheimer village’ mirrors local life
British-French skier’s three-year Lyme disease battle
‘Massive’ rise in French mutuelle costs attacked
Painkillers go behind counters at French chemists
Antibiotics prescribed less but still over-used
Some glasses and tooth crowns are now free in France
Branded medicines only reimbursed at price of generic
Debate: Will fine for users stop drug abuse in France?
What’s new in France in 2020: Health
‘Life-changing’ blood test identifies bipolar disorder
Europe losing health battle with measles
Older women risk lives by missing breast cancer checks
Pet power proves a powerful therapy
Paid holiday for carers in France next year
Action plan against medicine shortages in France
French Mutuelles targeted to boost spending power
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