Essential documents

If you plan to get an appointment at one of our clinics, please make sure to take all of the following with you:

  • A doctor's referral (not required in some clinics),
  • Your child's medical records book,
  • Your child's PESEL number,
  • Complete medical records and recent lab test results.

Information on health insurance registration: (NFZ info).

According to Article 57 of the Act on Publicly Funded Health Care Benefits (unified text: Dz.U. – Official Journal of 2008, No. 164, item 1027, as amended), publicly funded specialist outpatient health care is provided on the basis of a referral from a physician operating within the public health insurance system.

A referral is not required to see the following specialists:

  • gynaecologist and obstetrician,
  • dentist,
  • venereologist,
  • oncologist,
  • ophthalmologist,
  • psychiatrist.

Furthermore, the following groups of patients are not required to bring a referral:

  • patients suffering from tuberculosis,
  • people infected with HIV,
  • war and military invalids, veterans and victims of oppression,
  • civilian victims of war who are blind,
  • authorised soldiers or employees – for the treatment of injuries or illnesses incurred while performing duties outside Poland,
  • injured veterans – for the treatment of injuries or illnesses incurred while performing duties outside Poland.

In emergencies, health care services are provided without the required referral.