Amazines Free Article Archive
www.amazines.com - Sunday, May 19, 2019
Read about the most recent changes and happenings at Amazines.com
Log into your account or register as a new author. Start submitting your articles right now!
Search our database for articles.
Subscribe to receive articles emailed straight to your email account. You may choose multiple categories.
View our newest articles submitted by our authors.
View our most top rated articles rated by our visitors.
* Please note that this is NOT the ARTICLE manager
Add a new EZINE, or manage your EZINE submission.
Add fresh, free web content to your site such as newest articles, web tools, and quotes with a single piece of code!
Home What's New? Submit/Manage Articles Latest Posts Top Rated Article Search
Google
Subscriptions Manage Ezines
CATEGORIES
 Article Archive
 Advertising (133294)
 Advice (160816)
 Affiliate Programs (34734)
 Art and Culture (73674)
 Automotive (145642)
 Blogs (75018)
 Boating (9841)
 Books (17130)
 Buddhism (4124)
 Business (1328275)
 Business News (426309)
 Business Opportunities (366257)
 Camping (10952)
 Career (72762)
 Christianity (15839)
 Collecting (11636)
 Communication (115054)
 Computers (241947)
 Construction (38992)
 Consumer (49679)
 Cooking (17061)
 Copywriting (6567)
 Crafts (18204)
 Cuisine (7538)
 Current Affairs (20380)
 Dating (45774)
 EBooks (19685)
 E-Commerce (48193)
 Education (185180)
 Electronics (83490)
 Email (6389)
 Entertainment (159819)
 Environment (28932)
 Ezine (3038)
 Ezine Publishing (5443)
 Ezine Sites (1553)
 Family & Parenting (110897)
 Fashion & Cosmetics (196383)
 Female Entrepreneurs (11842)
 Feng Shui (130)
 Finance & Investment (310257)
 Fitness (105903)
 Food & Beverages (62849)
 Free Web Resources (7938)
 Gambling (30213)
 Gardening (25079)
 Government (10513)
 Health (629243)
 Hinduism (2206)
 Hobbies (44032)
 Home Business (91544)
 Home Improvement (251320)
 Home Repair (46116)
 Humor (4815)
 Import - Export (5449)
 Insurance (45118)
 Interior Design (29544)
 International Property (3485)
 Internet (190967)
 Internet Marketing (146303)
 Investment (22824)
 Islam (1168)
 Judaism (1357)
 Law (80457)
 Link Popularity (4592)
 Manufacturing (20838)
 Marketing (98757)
 MLM (14136)
 Motivation (18211)
 Music (26998)
 New to the Internet (9476)
 Non-Profit Organizations (4048)
 Online Shopping (129608)
 Organizing (7802)
 Party Ideas (11856)
 Pets (38081)
 Poetry (2234)
 Press Release (12670)
 Public Speaking (5620)
 Publishing (7522)
 Quotes (2407)
 Real Estate (126610)
 Recreation & Leisure (95247)
 Relationships (87449)
 Research (16157)
 Sales (80313)
 Science & Technology (110157)
 Search Engines (23445)
 Self Improvement (153090)
 Seniors (6228)
 Sexuality (35942)
 Small Business (49281)
 Software (82955)
 Spiritual (23461)
 Sports (116071)
 Tax (7658)
 Telecommuting (34064)
 Travel & Tourism (307161)
 UK Property Investment (3118)
 Video Games (13422)
 Web Traffic (11724)
 Website Design (56803)
 Website Promotion (36556)
 World News (1000+)
 Writing (35761)
Author Spotlight
ALEN OWEN

I am an essay writer with vast experience in data analysis, PowerPoint writing and research paper ed...more
JULIANA FOLEY

I am a single mother of a beautiful little girl. I like ghost hunter wednesdays. I love Oreo's dippe...more
ALFRED MEARS

Former English Teacher; Musician (20+ years); Freelance Writer ...more
ANISH SAH

My Name is Anish Sah, I am an Internet Marketing and SEO Expert, Social Media Guru and young Entrepr...more
ADRIAN JOELE

I have been involved in nutrition and weight management for over 12 years and I like to share my kn...more


Healthcare Arrangements in St Lucia: Imperative for New Residents by Laura Jeeves





Healthcare Arrangements in St Lucia: Imperative for New Residents by
Article Posted: 10/20/2016
Article Views: 139
Articles Written: 3716
Article Votes: 0
AddThis Social Bookmark Button

Healthcare Arrangements in St Lucia: Imperative for New Residents


 
There is no denying the allure of the stunning island of St Lucia and it is easy to see why people choose it as place to relocate to. For anyone intending on moving to St Lucia, however, getting adequate healthcare in place is paramount. Treatment on the island can be expensive and emergency evacuations are common due to lack of facilities.

The advice is that healthcare must be arranged before you make the move. Although this might seem a daunting prospect, this article is aimed at relieving the worry and helping you be prepared and confident that you have everything sorted before you arrive.

Getting Cover before Relocating

Recent studies have clearly shown that well over half the number of expats do not organise their healthcare before they move. This is not very sensible and experts always advise that anyone moving to St Lucia needs to have adequate insurance in place before they go.

While healthcare is good on the island, when it comes to more serious issues patients are often evacuated to Martinique or to the USA, which can be frighteningly expensive.

Healthcare on the Island

When relocating overseas, concerns about healthcare can be a real worry. That is why it is imperative that you do your research. For anyone moving to St Lucia, it is wise to be aware that there are two well-equipped and well-staffed hospitals on the island, of which Victoria Hospital is the main one. This one, however, is only free to nationals. The other hospital is a private establishment, called Tapion. You really need to have a comprehensive insurance policy up to date and on hand if you are to be treated here.

Visit Your Health Professional

Before moving to St Lucia, it is a good idea to book an appointment with your doctor. A thorough health check will put your mind at rest that you have no ailments lurking in the background. You will of course be given all of the necessary vaccinations that you might be due too.

Threats in St Lucia

No one dreaming of their paradise life in St Lucia wants to hear about the potential dangers and threats and, while it is true that the island is a safe place on the whole, there are a few issues that you need to consider. Dengue Fever is one of the nastiest in the Caribbean, and recently there have been incidences of Chikungunya Virus and Zika Virus too. Information on all of these viruses can be obtained form the National Travel Health Network, but your local GP will also be able to talk to you about them in more depth.

If in the unlikely event that you need emergency medical assistance, you must dial 911. Remember to get in touch with your insurance company as well and find out the ‘ins and outs’ of pre-payment for private facilities and what your policy covers.

Author Plate

Adam Gobat is a renowned expert on the Caribbean, with a passion for its culture, history, people and places. His indepth local knowledge and wealth of experience regarding property in St Lucia are key to the marketing and sales of the luxury villas and penthouses in The Landings. For anyone considering moving to St Lucia, The Landings is one of most desirable freehold beachfront developments in the Caribbean.

Related Articles - Moving, to, St, Lucia,

Email this Article to a Friend!

Receive Articles like this one direct to your email box!
Subscribe for free today!

 Rate This Article  
Completely useless, should be removed from directory.
Minimal useful information.
Decent and informative.
Great article, very informative and helpful.
A 'Must Read'.



 Author Login 
LOGIN
Register for Author Account

 

Advertiser Login

 

ADVERTISE HERE NOW!
   Limited Time $60 Offer!
   90  Days-1.5 Million Views  

 

Great Paranormal Romance

World News


STEPHEN BYE

Steve Bye is currently a fiction writer, who published his first novel, ‘Looking Forward Through The...more
GENE MYERS

Author of four books and two screenplays; frequent magazine contributor. I have four other books "in...more
SUSAN FRIESEN

Susan Friesen, founder of the award-winning web development and digital marketing firm eVision Media...more
PAUL AZORIN

Paul Azorin Chief Technology Officer at BairesDev Pablo Azorín is the Founder and Chief Techno...more
STEVERT MCKENZIE

Stevert Mckenzie, Travel Enthusiast. ...more
JAMES KENNY

James is a Research Enthusiast that focuses on the understanding of how things work and can be impro...more
TREENA MURPHY

Warm greetings to you!! Hello there, my name is Treena (Smiley) Murphy I am a part time blogge...more
LAURA JEEVES

At LeadGenerators, we specialise in content-led Online Marketing Strategies for our clients in the t...more
LUMINHOME LIGHTING

About Us Luminhome Lighting provide one-stop services in lighting design and manufacture of LED lum...more
KIRAN KAUR

Kiranpreet (Kiran) Kaur, D.D.S., who received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the prestigio...more

HomeLinksAbout UsContact UsTerms of UsePrivacy PolicyFAQResources
Copyright © 2019, All rights reserved.
Some pages may contain portions of text relating to certain topics obtained from wikipedia.org under the GNU FDL license