When people emigrate, healthcare is the last thing on their minds. Andrew Apps argues that the industry must keep clients informed of foreign medical customs to avoid any hiccups
To move abroad is to take a step into the unknown. Everything is new: a new home, new car, new schools for the children, new friends, new shops, new bars and restaurants. Much of this new life will be challenging and exhilarating - which is one of the reasons why more basic needs can often get pushed to one side and forgotten. Health is one of the areas that suffers in this way. People who are busy and healthy are not likely to have doctors and healthcare insurance at the top of their shopping list....
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