The Lisbon Hospital page
built to let you know where to go in case
Portugal doesn't have any kind of special diseases that you should be
But, when you are in vacation, some unpleasant things can happen like a
sun burn or an indegestion, for example.
In this case you should look for medical advice.
If it is something
you consider minor, you can always go to a pharmacy
and ask for the pharmacist advice.
Unfortunatelly, our public
health system is not that great compared
with other EU countries.
Not because of the medical care or the doctors. These are pretty good.
But, the bureaucracy and some underfunding makes the system a little
In the public hospitals is not unusual to expect several hours
for treatement, especially if it is not a "real" emergency.
But, when you're treated by a doctor, particullary if he is a
specialist, you can count with a good service.
Besides the Public Hospitals there are several Private Hospitals you
the reality is a little bit different. They are less crowded so you
don't have to wait so much.
People with health insurance aways look for private hospitals only
because it is quicker (and because of the refund, of course).
here to know the Public
Hospitals available to you or
here to know the Private
Hospitals available to you.
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