The Clever Travel Companion Updates
How do you find a doctor when travelling? March 11 2018, 0 Comments
We can purchase all the insurance premiums salesmen will want to throw at us, get all the vaccines and stock up on all the mosquito sprays, vertigo tablets and sun creams but when it actually comes down to it and something goes wrong - potentially seriously wrong, in a foreign country, how many of us would immediately know what to do? Do you know, for instance, how to say Hospital in German? Or Ambulance in French? Do you know the emergency services telephone number in Thailand? Would you immediately know how to find a doctor whilst overseas if you needed to?
How do you find a doctor overseas?
It seems quite obvious but many people purchase insurance as a "must have" and don't think about ever actually needing to use it and, afterall, they are there to help you out in sticky situations. That's what we pay them for. All of them should have hotlines ready for you to call in the event of an emergency and offer the most up to date information possible to help you out in your specific situation. It also helps when it comes to paying for care, a lot of insurance companies have conditions to be met if they are going to cover your costs, so save their number and start with a call to them.
2. Online reviews and information
3. Ask a Local
4. Apps and Services
So now you know how to manage a medical situation if you find yourself in one overseas, the best medicine is of course preparation and taking care of oneself! Not finding yourself in a medical emergency is better than knowing what to do if you do.
Do you have any more tips and advice on what to do should you need a doctor overseas? Let us know in the comments below.
P.S. Hospital in German is Krankenhaus, Ambulance in French is Ambulance and the emergency services line in Thailand is 1169!
Perfect for an insulin pump September 03 2014, 7 Comments
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