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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Video GP sessions to be launched in France
Artificial heart man’s transplant
French Homeopaths' union sues doctors
Microscope can see cancer-cell workings
French doctors told to ‘take tick bites seriously’
Nurse’s translation aids people from 200 countries
Home HIV test gives a result in 10 minutes
Dogs detect diabetes and help families
Measles claims third life in 12 months
Legal action over Lyme disease
Patients foot more of their medical bills
Doctors attack alternative medicine
Doctor’s appointments now just a click away
More ‘self-care’ could cut queues at the GP
Red noses pay for clowns for ill children
We returned to France for our son’s birth
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