Belgium attracts most of its British patients because of how close it is and the low prices that never compromise the care received. Over 55, 000 patients travel for medical treatment in Belgium each year; Belgium is particularly appealing because of its reputation as a tourist destination for short weekend or holiday breaks.
Most patients considering surgery in Belgium can find themselves looking towards to capital, Brussels. The capital city is ideal for patients who wish to combine their treatment with a holiday; Brussels is sophisticated, relaxing and a fun place for a holiday and a perfect destination for treatment.
Private clinics can be found with the newest technology and highest standard of professional care. There are many treatments available in Belgium but the most popular are:
- Obesity surgery
- Cosmetic surgery
- Orthopaedic surgery
- Spinal Surgery
For patients worried about qualified doctors or surgeons in Belgium, a 7 year training programme that surgeons must undertake before being allowed to practice should ease anyone’s mind. Specialists in Belgium are required to train for 12 years.
On average patients save around 50% on their treatment in Belgium. Belgium can also offer medical packages which include accommodations and time for patients to recover while they take a relaxing break in the heart of the country.