Health in Malta

Understand the healthcare system in Malta from registering for health insurance to seeking medical treatment…

The quality of medical care in Malta is high and in addition to hospitals there is a network of health centres throughout the islands. The public healthcare system is funded through national insurance contributions and there is also an option to receive supplementary, private healthcare, if the patient is willing to cover the extra cost. There are a number of private clinics and hospitals in Malta that offer a variety of services by general practitioners, dentists, cosmetic surgeons and other specialised medical professionals.

This section features information about how to register for health insurance, locate a doctor or pharmacy, and pay for medical care. In addition, there are details on the services provided for new mothers and babies in Malta, as well as a list of vital telephone numbers that can be contacted in case of emergency.