Going abroad for treatment
The government always advises UK nationals to take out comprehensive travel insurance when going overseas. You can find more information on arranging treatment abroad on the following pages.
What you should know about travelling to Europe for medical treatment
The S2 route may entitle you to NHS-funded treatment in a European Economic Area (EEA) country or Switzerland
Learn about the EU directive route to access healthcare in Europe
Advice about travelling to Europe to give birth
Read our guidance about the risks of treatment abroad and go through our checklist before making a decision