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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My operation in France: Removal of tonsils
Home HIV test gives a result in 10 minutes
Warning over Asian hornets' nests
One pair of free glasses every two years for everyone
Mutuelles refused cover on age grounds
My operation in France: Fused discs
Alzheimer drugs halted
New mosquito-borne virus has reached France
Macron's 2020 vision includes free glasses
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