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Thank you for not believing in these myths!

There is a lot to consider before experiencing a successful treatment in the Czech Republic. One of the first issues to investigate would be the quality and safety of healthcare. You can perform a quick search on the internet and find information about the Czech medicine, hospitals, doctors, even the government´s attitude to the healthcare system - Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic.    Ask us for a free online consultation here. 

1. It is dangerous to travel abroad for a surgical procedure?

NO! Your travel itinerary will be depending entirely by the selected procedure. Once you choose the procedure and your doctor, the doctor will inform you about the recommended/required recovery time.

2. It is impossible need to make changes to my schedule when I am already in the Czech Republic?

NO! Of course it is possible. If you need to make any changes to your medical schedule, the receptionist or consultants in the clinic will take care of all the work for you. They can for example revise your flight itinerary, as well as your hotel stay. They can even stay in touch with your family and friends back in your country to inform them about your health conditions or about the changes in your schedule.

3. Will I lose the deposit after I had arrived and I or the clinic will decide not to proceed with my surgery?

NO! Move forward in preparing your treatment in the Czech Republic with the knowledge that if you arrive in our country and the conditions are not acceptable for you, you have the option to cancel your treatment. Also your clinic might do it, for example, due to your present state of health.

The Czech clinics tend to only charge you for the actual expenses such as the preliminary exams or lab tests. The rest of the deposit will be refunded to your account.

4. May I stay without help after my treatment? How is the post-intervention care organized?

NO! The Post treatment Recuperation
When the doctor is satisfied with your state of health after your procedure, you will be released from the hospital and driven back to your hotel to begin the recovery process. You will visit your doctor regularly for a health check. The doctor will also prepare the medical documentation about the procedure for your local physician. After some time they can allow you to enjoy some of the program that your destination offers.

Return home
Upon your arrival home you should visit your local physician and inform him/her about the procedure taken and your current health condition. The clinic will stay in touch with you even when you are at home. We realize that providing the exceptional customer service experience that creates loyalty is what really matters to us. Do not hesitate to contact us with complains, additional questions or suggestions. We will be happy to hear from you again.

5. Nobody speaks my language. Who will explain everything to me?

NO! Ask for a pre-travel medical consultation with your specialist

For your security and comfort ask the clinic to facilitate your communication with your doctor. They will make connections as you will wish - make a conference call or provide email address or other ways of communication. This will be the right time to find how skilled is your doctor and other medical staff in speaking your language, ask questions or have remarks to the planned procedures is strongly recommended.

6. The doctors in the hospitals are of poor quality. Who can I trust and how can I verify their true credentials?

NO! We know that nothing is more important to clients than the quality of institutions and the highest skilled surgeons and physicians.

Internationally renowned doctors. You will meet doctors who are trained and certified, all of them have long term experience working in the best European hospitals. They have written international publications and lectured to their colleagues on international scale. They advanced their medical knowledge in participating in the latest developments in medicine. They are foreigner friendly, they have experience in treating international patients and are able to speak at least English, German and Russian. They work in clean sterile environments and have access to the latest medical technology.

Talk to your doctor. Of course your doctor is involved in the pre–consultation. The doctor is also ready to respond to  your questions. The receptionists are happy to arrange a conference call between you and “your” qualified doctor.

Search on the Internet. Perform a quick search on the internet and find information about the Czech doctors.

Transparency. Ask your coordinator in the clinic to send you the clinical results and/or the after/before pictures. Not only will your coordinator supply you with a comprehensive resume of the surgeon, but they should also be able to put you in touch with the past clients who have the first hand experience with the surgeon.

Look at our page dedicated to the Czech doctors and medical specialists.

FREE online consultation here.

7. Low level of hygiene in the hospitals?

NO! Czech hospitals are safe, modern facilities with the highest certification and standards.

The Czech Republic has a strong tradition of the medical culture. The Czech tradition of medical research simplies higher standards of the medical personnel. Which items through government regulation determine the high standards of care in the Czech Republic? The transparency comes first. Required sufficient staff standards, required modern equipment for the hospital, required first rate hygienic procedures, required reporting of failures, such as infection rates, required education and experience of a medical professional, regulation of drug use, etc.

You will find that your chosen hospital has a medical travel process with a high level of commitment and reputation for serving international patients.

8. Dangerous country. Gangs on the streets.  Cheating merchants?

NO! The Czech Republic is a progressive civilized state and it stands to reason that the country has developed various measures of crime prevention. The country as a whole generally has a very low crime rate. It makes cities and towns safe to walk around even after dark.

The Czech economy gets a substantial income from tourism (making up 2.7% of GNP in 2011). For tourists, the Czech Republic is considered a safe destination to visit. In 2011, Prague was the sixth most visited city in Europe.

In 2009 the Human Development Index ranked the Czechs as a nation with "Very High Human Development".

Historically, the Czech people have been characterised as "tolerant and even indifferent towards religion".

Source: www.wikipedia.org

9. Does the country still belong to the Communist block?

NO! It was a long time ago. Now the Czech Republic is a pluralist multi-party parliamentary representative democracy, it is one of the most stable and prosperous of the post-communist states.

For 41 years, Czechoslovakia was a Communist state within the Eastern Block. In November 1989, Czechoslovakia returned to a liberal democracy through the peaceful „Velvet Revolution“. In 1993, the country peacefully split up into the independent Czech Republic and Slovakia. The Czechs went through economic reforms and privatisations, with the intention of creating a capitalist economy. This process was largely successful. In 2006 the Czech Republic was recognised by the World Bank as a "developed country".

From 1991, the Czech Republic has been a member of the Visegrad Group and from 1995, a member of the OECD. The Czech Republic joined NATO in 1999 and the European Union in 2004.

Source: www.wikipedia.org

10. Czech Republic? Where is it? Some emerging country in Eastern Europe?

NO! The Czech Republic is a member of the European Union. It is a high income economy with a GDP per capita of 80% of the European Union average. One of the most stable and prosperous of the post-communist states, the Czech Republic saw a growth of over 6% annually. The growth was driven by exports to the European Union, especially Germany, and foreign investment, while the domestic demand is reviving.

The Czech Republic is a pluralist multi-party parliamentary representative democracy, with the Prime Minister standing as the head of the government. Most of the economy has been privatised, including the banks and telecommunications.

The country is a part of the Schengen Area, having abolished border controls, completely opening its borders with all of its neighbours. It became a member of the World Trade Organisation.

The Czech Republic ranks in the top 10 countries worldwide with the fastest average speed of internet connection.The Czech Republic has the most WiFi subscribers in the European Union.

Source: www.wikipedia.org

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