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Living in Belgium: What you need to know about healthcare and family life

01:00 01/11/2019

Being ill or having to go to hospital ranges from mild worry to a life-shattering experience. The good news is that you’re in Belgium, a country with one of the world’s best healthcare systems. Here’s how to make the most of it.

Child healthcareDentists and opticiansDisabilityDivorceEmergency phone numbersGetting marriedGoing to hospitalHealth insuranceHealth support groupsMental healthPregnancy and childcareSeeing a doctorAlternative medicineBereavement

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Written by The Bulletin


Brian O'Donnell

I recently went to my local pharmacy to buy batteries for my hearing aid. I was asked for €9.40 for a pack of 5 batteries, which I can buy at a popular outlet for €4.00.
Be careful with your € - more than 100% more expensive? A rip-off!

Oct 22, 2022 09:42