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List of Prague Hospitals - Where to go and What for?

List of Prague Hospitals - Where to go and What for?

When you need a health care service in Prague you can choose from several medical centers. We have prepared a list of them and a brief summary of what you can expect.

Most of all it is good to know that the hospitals Na Homolce and Motol are the most expatriate-friendly, Motol even with a special department for foreigners and English-speakers. But as there are many other hospitals in Prague, let us explore each hospital for each part of Prague, including the private ones. In case you are not sure you will meet an English-speaking doctor, take a Czech native speaker who can interpret Czech to English for you.

Hospitals in Prague 1

Hospital Na Františku

Address:Na Františku 847/8, 110 00 Praha 1

This hospital is situated in a renovated monastery, in the centre of Prague, and, as they like to say, in the centre of Europe. You can find all the care you need here, although they are pros at fighting breast cancer. They also have an A&E Department, but if you do not speak Czech, you will probably have problems without somebody to interpret for you.

Hospitals in Prague 4

Thomayer hospital

Address: Vídeňská 800, 140 59 Praha 4

This hospital cooperates with Charles University, so you can meet doctors-in-training there. They have an A&E Department located in pavilion B1 (to the right of the main gate). Unfortunately, they do not have complete information in English about their medical services. http://www.ftn.cz/en/for-foreign-patients-408/

Hospitals in Prague 5

Motol University Hospital

Address: V Úvalu 84, 150 06 Praha 5

This hospital has one department dedicated just for foreigners, so it may be the ideal choice if you do not speak Czech, however they do charge an emergency fee of 5000 CZK per visit. Motol also treats patients who do not have Czech health insurance. Motol is a hospital with all types of care and also, they have an A&E Department. As this is a university hospital, you can meet doctors-in-training there./

Hospital Na Homolce 

Address:Roentgenova 2, Praha 5

Just down the road from Motol, ‘Homolka’ offers treatment to expats with Czech health insurance, European Health Insurance Card-holders, and also foreigners with no insurance.

Hospitals in Prague 6

Central Military Hospital Prague

Address: U vojenské nemocnice 1200, Prague 6

Open to civilians as well as the armed forces, the Central Military Hospital is generally considered one of the Czech Republic's best, and in the past frequently treated former President Václav Havel. ÚVN's facilities include a 24-hour emergency room and, according to the US Embassy, an English-speaking staff member is always available. You can also find an A&E Department located in building CH2.

24-Hour Pharmacies

In case you just need some over-the-counter medicine without a prescription, or your case does not require the services of a hospital, try one of the following 24-hour pharmacies.

24-hour pharmacies are handy when you need a particular medicine, for example, at midnight. They are open 24/7, so you can visit them any time, day or night. Many hospitals in the Czech Republic have a 24-hour pharmacy. In Prague for instance, you can find several pharmacies at these, and many more, hospitals:

  • Emergency pharmacy Motol Hospital, (V Úvalu 84, Prague 5)
  • The Military University Hospital Prague, (U vojenské nemocnice 1200, Prague 6)
  • The Na Homolce Hospital, (Roentgenova 2, Prague 5)
  • Bulovka Hospital, (Budínova 2, Prague 8)

In case you need a specialist and you are not sure where to go, feel free to contact us. You can look forward to world-class healthcare while we never forget the importance of how to treat people. With some of the best doctors in Prague and the best opening hours, you can make an appointment, or feel free to simply walk-in.

Private Medical Centres

Unlike hospitals, there are private medical centres that focus solely on the expatriate communities and foreign citizen which, in turn, is reflected in many advantages including language capabilities. Moreover, private healthcare firms may have efficiency incentives to provide better services than state healthcare. Private medical centres might also have the following advantages:

  • They are better equipped to offer personalised care.
  • Minimal waiting times.
  • Excellent doctor-to-patient ratios.
  • State-of-the-art medical equipment.
  • Upscale amenities and capabilities.
  • Faster access to the best medical specialists.

If you need a general practitioner, paediatrician, dermatologist, gynaecologist, physiotherapist, psychiatrist, dentist, ENTspecialist, or any specialist in between and you are not sure where to go, feel free to contact us at Unicare (+420 235 356 553, reception@unicare.cz). We provide world-class healthcare while never forgetting the importance of how we treat people. With some of the best doctors in Prague and the best hours, please make an appointment or feel free to simply walk-in.