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Healthcare In France – A Comparison With the NHS

Roger Boaden
French tricolor with syringe and stethoscope

Around two-thirds of the costs of the treatments are met via the CPAM – Caisse Primaire d’Assurance Maladie – for which we have what is known as a “Carte Vitale”. That is the part which the French Government claims from the UK to meet my costs. The remaining third is covered by taking out a mutual insurance policy – a “Mutuelle” – for which we pay €4 604,40 per annum (£3 935.38).

He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother

Mental handicap seen through the ages

Claire Hill

Nowadays a child in need of special help gets “statemented” for SEN. Claire’s brother spent his life incarcerated due to mental handicap