Denmark – A Beautifully Tranquil Scandinavian Destination.
Denmark is known and celebrated for its wonderful cities and extraordinary countryside. A trip to Denmark offers a wealth of new sights and experiences to suit every traveller and Medical Tourists can combine a great vacation with world class healthcare. Denmark is a cosmopolitan Scandinavian country with a rich heritage the locals are understandably very proud of and has been voted the ‘Happiest Place in the World’ more than once! Choose Denmark as a Medical Tourism destination and experience all this wonderful country has to offer.
Why Choose Denmark for Travel and Treatment?
Each year, thousands of Medical Tourists travel to Denmark to take advantage of the country’s world class, low cost Medical Care and enjoy a wonderful Scandinavian vacation too! There is so much to see and do in Denmark it’s no wonder that it’s such a popular destination for Medical Tourists. As one of the smallest countries in Europe, Denmark is great for visitors wanting to see as much as possible of their destination country during their Medical Journey. Denmark’s cities, such as Roskilde and Aarhus, are a joy to explore and the country’s capital, Copenhagen, offers an array of wonderful museums, great nightlife, fantastic restaurants and beautiful city parks. Copenhagen is a perfect mix of old and modern with a medieval city centre as well as lots of examples of contemporary Danish architecture in the surrounding areas. It’s perfect for exploring by foot or bike and is consistently voted one of the best cities in the world to live in! For those wanting to drink in the world famous Scandinavian scenery, the areas of North, South and West Sealand are known for their stunning forests, rolling hills, beautiful fjords and tranquil lakes, not to mention pristine beaches. Visitors who want to experience village life can explore the charming and idyllic Funen countryside and expect a warm welcome from locals. Intrepid travellers can visit areas such as West Jutland known for its water sports, or travel to one of Denmark’s many Islands for a days hiking. Medical Tourists who pick Denmark as their Medical Journey Destination can expect medical care which is second to none as well as a vacation which fulfils all their wants and needs both pre and post-treatment.
Medical Facilities in Denmark
Denmark offers all residents free, tax-financed healthcare, dental care is cosy-sharing and prescriptions fall outside the free service. A fifth of all residents will have private health insurance to help cover cost-sharing and services not offered under the free healthcare plan such as physiotherapy. Most hospitals are publically owned and there are also numerous private treatment facilities open to both residents and Medical Tourists. Denmark’s Healthcare system is first rate and the country is at the forefront of many healthcare initiatives including reducing the length of hospital stays and improving outpatient care. Denmark’s Ministry of Health also regularly publishes hospital rankings for productivity which aims to help improve Hospital services on a consistent basis. Denmark offers Medical Tourists treatments in all procedure areas and is known especially for its work in the fields of Orthopedics and Cardiology with heart specialities including reconstruction of cardiac valves as well as heart stent surgery and aortic valve reconstruction. Denmark is also home to the largest centre for Radio Frequency Ablation in Scandinavia. Although the services offered in Denmark are of exceptional quality, choosing medical treatment in Denmark often means saving money too! Although treatments can be low cost, there’s no compromising on quality.
Denmark Hospitals and International Standards of Care
Denmark boasts numerous hospitals, clinics and treatment centres. Both private and public hospitals tend to deal with conditions necessitating specialist care or equipment although there are specialist clinics and treatment centres too. Patients in Denmark have access to state-of-the-art technology and very high levels of care. Hospital standards in Denmark are constantly monitored and many have DDKM (Danish Healthcare Quality Programme) and/or JCI accreditation and are of International Standards. Doctors in Denmark are highly trained and provide patients with World Class medical care. Specialists will have completed additional years of study after Medical School to gain qualifications in their chosen field.
Convalescence in Denmark
Denmark is the perfect place to convalesce after treatment. Patients can choose the most relaxing environment for them, whether it be a gentle stroll around town and a stop in a cafe to people watch, a trip to the beach to sunbathe or unwinding by a hotel pool. A trip to Denmark’s Eastern most point could be just what the doctor ordered. It is sheltered by Southern Sweden and has more hours of sunlight than anywhere else in Denmark as well as a mild climate perfect for recuperation and relaxation. Many Medical Providers can offer travellers packages which include travel, transport and sight-seeing as well as accommodation and aftercare options so patients really can have a trip catered especially for them.
Denmark Travel Information
Denmark is the most Southern of all the Nordic countries and links Scandinavia with Europe and therefore experiences and embraces a variety of cultures. More than 80% of Danes speak fluent English so communication is easy for visitors. Many visitors do not need a visa when entering Denmark including UK, US and Canadian citizens. Denmark is serviced by numerous airlines internationally. It takes 2 hours or less to fly to Denmark from the UK and between 8 and 12 from cities in the US. The cost of day to day living in Denmark does vary from city to city and is lower outside the urban areas. The currency in the Danish Krone and the average cost of a meal in an inexpensive restaurant is the equivalent of around 17 US Dollars. 2 star hotels in urban areas start at around 90 US Dollars per night with 1 star hotels outside main towns or cities being considerably lower in price. Denmark has a number of different accommodation options for visitors from B&Bs to luxury hotels.
Denmark Quick Facts
||Danish Krone (DKK)
||Copenhagen Airport Roskilde(RKE),
Copenhagen Airport Kastrup(CPH),
Billund Airport (BLL)
||230 volts 50 Hz
||UTC +1 (Summer +2)