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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Hospital stays: what is a personne de confiance?
No, mosquitos cannot spread Covid-19
France's free two-hour health check is open to all
Can I use a UK doctor’s prescription in France?
How robots can help protect humans in a health crisis
Scientist hopes probiotic will cut Covid-19 deaths
Blood plasma and parasite drug: hunt for Covid cure
France's leading role in search for Covid-19 cure
French seawater a tonic for Asian health market
France is too fat-phobic ... I’m the proof
‘Being thin is integrated into French culture’
Covid-19 confinement form: Can you tick 2 boxes?
Early trials on Covid-19 drugs 'promising'
Confusion over use of ibuprofen for Covid-19
'Follow rules in France to slow spread of Covid-19'
Wash hands - and speak to your GP if you have a fever
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