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General Practitioner Responsibilities in the Czech Republic

Are you a long-term resident in the Czech Republic and feel sick? Or do you need to sort out a medical issue for the company you work for? To help you, you can visit a General Practitioner (GP). Do you know how a GP can sort out your medical problems?

General Practitioner Responsibilities in the Czech Republic
Screening for disorders in children’s eyes

Screening for disorders in children’s eyes

Sight is an essential sense that develops during the first months and years of a child’s life. Adequate visual development in both eyes is important for normal vision. If a child cannot use its eyes properly for any reason, vision does not develop adequately and may even worsen.

Please wear a face mask

Please wear a face mask

Dear patients, due to the current situation, we ask you to continue entering the Unicare Medical Center with a mask. It is also necessary to have a mask during the examination with your physician, unless he or she determines otherwise. If necessary, the mask can be purchased for CZK 60 at the reception. Thank you for your cooperation, UMC Team

Screening for disorders in children’s eyes

Sight is an essential sense that develops during the first months and years of a child’s life. Adequate visual development in both eyes is important for normal vision. If a child cannot use its eyes properly for any reason, vision does not develop adequately and may even worsen.

Is it safe to visit the doctor during the coronavirus pandemic?

Is it safe to visit the doctor during the coronavirus pandemic?

Many people are worried these days and are delaying routine appointments with their doctors. This is because patients fear they might become infected with Covid-19. But adults are not only cancelling their appointments but also the appointments of their children - which can be serious, especially when your children miss, for example, a scheduled vaccination.

Get your vaccination against tick-borne encephalitis today!

Get your vaccination against tick-borne encephalitis today!

During spring is the time to get vaccinated against tick-borne encephalitis. Encephalitis in a life-threatening infectious disease transferred by ticks which are most active during summer and particularly in last years their numbers are growing. Considering vaccination might be a smart decision as the Czech Republic has the highest occurrence of tick in the Europe.

Current information about COVID-19

Current information about COVID-19

This article is aimed at foreigners living in the Czech Republic during the outbreak of COVID 19. Please bear in mind that the provided information is subject to change (mainly by the government) and is correct as of the date 14. 04. 2020. All the provided information comes from government websites: Vlada.cz and MZCR.

How to deal mentally with the Coronavirus pandemic

How to deal mentally with the Coronavirus pandemic

It’s hard to recognize the world right now as we respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus: symptoms, risks, and where to go if you need help

Coronavirus: symptoms, risks, and where to go if you need help

Coronavirus is making a lot of people worried these days. The outbreak of respiratory illness, caused by the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV), was first identified in Wuhan city, China. Additional cases have been identified in a growing number of other international locations. So far there are tens of thousands of infected people around the whole world.

How to choose a private medical centre in Prague

How to choose a private medical centre in Prague

Do you live in Prague temporarily or permanently? In both cases, a time might come when you need a specialised medical centre. You can, of course, go to a state-provided hospital, but if you are in Prague for a longer time, you will probably need more friendly, customised care, preferably in your own language.