Sorry for the long post but I have several questions. I don’t know much about how stuff works in Turkey, only been there a handful of times, so hoping to get some clarification from other sources.
My girlfriend who lives in Turkey was recently diagnosed with uterine cancer...
I want to ask you please if anyone had gastric sleeve surgery or other surgery at Erdem Hospital or any other Istanbul hospitals?
I will be most grateful if you can share any information or advices
Can anyone give any information about which hospitals in these areas have good services for foreigners and which have good reputations please? Can anyone share any opinions and/or experiences? I have a friend over there needing to visit an Endocrinologist. She doesnt speak Turkish and is worried...
I am planning to have a surgery in Turkey and a I have received a lot of offers from many hospitals. After fully study and compare between all those offers, I have finally reached to decision make step to choose between two hospitals:
1- Estethica Atasehir ( in Istanbul)
Unfortunately the article only names 1 hospital. If you are going to use private hospitals it would be wise to ensure they accept SGK even if you have used them before.
The Social Security Institution (SGK) has unilaterally canceled its contracts with 21 privately run hospitals without citing...
Without any vote or consultation the UK Government are talking about passing a law so they can close hospitals.
Of course the land the hospitals are on is a very valuable asset paid for out of public funds.
On Monday night I watched the France 24 debate, on Turkey.Something was said, as almost an aside, by one of the guest speakers.
She mentioned that there is or will be a law changing the status of University Hospitals to private hospitals.
Has anyone heard of this?
I thought that there was a...
The Social Security Institution (SGK) has approved a regulation that will increase the percentage of extra fees charged by private health institutions from 90 to 200 percent.
The regulation, which was prepared at the beginning of October by health officials, was passed by the SGK on Tuesday...
I noticed from FB this morning that our friend Fatma's dad was in hospital. How did I know? Because I saw the photo of the old boy tucked up in a hospital bed with his son in law posing at his side whilst his teenage grandson carefully placed a kiss on the old man's head.
The diagnosis - high...
My family and i will be moving to Bodrum from Izmir this year and i wondered if anyone has recommendations regards hospitals.
We have SSK and use both state and private hospitals here. State for more serious things, taking into account we have 2 very big university hospitals... and private for...
The NHS spends £64,000 a day on translation services, a report reveals today.
The cost to the taxpayer has risen by 17 per cent since 2007, with more than £23million spent last year.
Experts said huge sums could be saved if hospitals and GP surgeries pooled resources – and warned that...
Listening to the news last night, it seems that for 2012, those with SGK will not have to pay any extra payments at private hospitals for certain treatment...9 in fact.
Accident & Emergency
Treatment for burns
Treatment for cancer
Treatment for newborns
Does any one no how much it would cost to have an x ray of my arm done, the last time i had an x ray and was put on a drip it cost me a fortune!! ( 300tl) we to me is a disgrace. Any info would be a help
Has anybody had experience of the hospitals in the Side area, the opthalmology dept in particular? Any information re: consultants and standards of care much appreciated, please feel free to pm me.....
Turkish health employees to stop work for two days in labor action - Hurriyet Daily News and Economic Review
I'm not sure if who this strike will effect, but obviously something is seriously wrong with the system if 30,000 people in Ankara protested.
I wonder if it will be a widespread strike...
As I am still trying very hard to get over to Turkey real soon I have had to start thinking about what to do ,or rather where to go if I do become ill with the Cancer whilst I am away.
I appreciate that I will have to foot the bills but where would my first port of call be ? We will be in in...