It is the term given for individuals seeking treatment abroad. It has grown over time as the quality and the attractiveness of low cost medical treatment in countries such as India, Thailand, Brazil, and Turkey have grown in reputation and stature.
As the cost and waiting times of medical treatment increase in countries like the UK, many people view this service as an effective and reliable alternative to expensive private health care. Many combine their treatment with a holiday to their destination, hence the term “Medical Tourism”.
On the other hand, patients from developing countries go on medical tourism due to lack of facilities in their own countries.
Why use Yours Naturally?
Yours Naturally is a leading player in supporting individuals who seek medical treatment in Thailand. We provide quality service through our clinic in Phnom Penh, Cambodia and a representative office in the Philippines to cater to an evergrowing industry in Asia.
We work with our customers to minimise the effort and energy in organising such treatment, allowing you to focus on your health and well-being. We work closely with Bumrungrad International Hospital, a well-established hospital that is a fully-integrated facility to address everyone’s conditions.
What medical treatments are available?
All treatments are offered. As Bumrungrad International Hospital is a fully-integrated facility, patients have access to the best quality treatment and care to our customers for any condition. You can be assured of receiving quality service from our team of experienced professionals. We will work with you to ensure all your needs and preferences are met.
How much will it cost?
The cost of treatment will vary based on your individual requirements. We can however assure you that the cost will be significantly lower than private care in the UK whilst delivering world-class quality treatment to you.
To give you an idea, a typical cardiac bypass surgery in the USA can costs around US$20,000 through private healthcare. We can provide this surgery from $8,000 (excluding airfares and visas) saving you US$12,000.
Please contact us for a more tailored quote based upon your requirements.
Do you give medical opinions and advice?
Although we have medical expertise and a history of organising medical treatment abroad, our policy has been not to provide medical advice. What we do is ensure that information collected from patients will allow the medical team at Bumrungrad International Hospital to give appropriate advice and treatment.
Do I tell my regular doctor?
Although going abroad for medical treatment is your choice and decision, Yours Naturally advises patients to inform their doctors of the proposed treatment. Your doctor may also be a point of contact with the after-care in which you receive when returning to your country.
Can I go sightseeing in Thailand after the treatment?
Most patients like to return home after the completion of treatment. However, you may go sight- seeing should you feel well enough to and the doctors certify you medically fit to do so.
Can someone go with me?
We encourage you to take someone with you during your treatment. We can offer services such as airport pickups, ambulance requests, hotel accommodation, and flight ticket reservations etc. that will make your trip as smooth and stress free as possible. Bumrungrad International Hospital has an in-house travel agency should you need the service.
Can someone from Yours Naturally go with me to Thailand?
We can definitely do this at the patients’ request. Flight expenses, accommodation and other miscellaneous expenses incurred by the accompanying staff shall be shouldered by the patient.
Do the doctors and hospital staff speak English?
All of our doctors have fluent English-speaking staff. There are also more than 200 translators and interpreters on standby should you need their services.
What if I have a special requirement?
All special requirements are accommodated where feasible. Please inform us of such requirements so that we can make appropriate arrangements for you.
Is there any after-care?
Depending on your treatment, you will be advised on the “after-care”. You will be provided with a full discharge summary and follow-up instructions, which you can show your doctor when you return to your country of residence. We are always a point of contact after treatment if you have any questions. Should you also need to return to Thailand, we can make the necessary arrangements again.
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