Frequently Asked Questions

GlobMed is the first Global Healthcare Manager. We act on behalf of Clients to facilitate the procurement of Healthcare Services while enabling such clients to make informed Healthcare decisions based on due diligence, quality, and safety reporting provided by GlobMed on the instruction of the Client.

GlobMed taps into the unlimited resources and infrastructure of healthcare professionals worldwide. By going beyond local offerings, which may not be the best solution for client needs, GlobMed expands the availability of healthcare solutions to clients.

GlobMed is available for and can be used by anyone. We believe in global private medicine where we can help anyone who is in need. There is no place for any discrimination at GlobMed.

GlobMed is not a medical tourism agency or a commercial office working on behalf of a specific healthcare provider. We are a Global Healthcare Manager working on behalf of our clients to procure healthcare wherever it is done best.

Everyone at GlobMed understands the importance and responsibility expected when engaging with high-quality healthcare. Our team has spent countless resources in identifying, visiting, assessing and carrying out due diligence on hundreds of healthcare providers around the world; our legal, financial and commercial umbrella ensures that you will never be treated as a commodity or a one-off customer locally or overseas; our local GlobMed Representatives based in each destination ensure a smooth transition to overseas clinics and provide exclusive in-person support to all clients while on their journey.

The primary concern at GlobMed will never be to simply race to the bottom and find the “lowest prices.” GlobMed always endeavours to provide the best value for all clients, without increasing overall treatment costs and with patient-focused outcomes our utmost priority at all times and in all cases.

Although our clients should calculate a 15% increase in the nominal costs of a procedure using GlobMed, we believe that cutting corners while adventuring in your healthcare procurement journey may cost you multiple times more with the risk of permanent consequences.

When it comes to healthcare, we do not agree with the “low-cost service” concept. Rather, we take pride in ensuring safety, effectiveness, efficiency and the provision of the best quality healthcare to be found anywhere in the world.

In stage one, at GlobMed we will only be focused on serving clients residing in the UK due to insurance and legal reasons; in stage two onwards we are planning to expand globally, thus additional countries will be able to access GlobMed services. Nevertheless, if you are outside of the UK as an existing GlobMed client and you are in need of medical solutions we will be able to assist you, regardless of your location.

All consultations will be based on medical requirements decided by healthcare professionals. Nevertheless, we offer video consultations with general practitioners through our third-party telemedicine partners.

GlobMed is subject to the Data Protection Act and is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office. The safety of our clients and quality of work is our priority and part of our ethos.

GlobMed offers all contractual payments to be made in the UK. We are also in the process of partnering with a third-party consumer finance company to enable our clients to finance their healthcare solutions if needed.

Although the primary concern at GlobMed will never be to find the 'lowest prices,' we always endeavour to find the best value for our clients. When it comes to healthcare, we do not believe in the 'low-cost service' concept.

Depending on the procedure, and the client’s specific instruction, we work with third-party UK-based practitioners to establish a treatment plan. For specific procedures, there will be a review conducted by UK-based practitioners, but a referral is not necessarily required for consultations.

Depending on the solutions and treatments required, consultations may be included in full package procedures or charged separately, all of which will be clarified before any commitment is made.

GlobMed is not private medical insurance, although we are in the process of working with various medical insurance companies to start offering third-party services to clients.

We are in the process of building partnerships with finance companies that can provide our clients with access to tailor-made finance solutions, designed to meet their specific requirements, as and when needed.

GlobMed operates in the UK, most European countries, Turkey, Thailand, India and Brazil.

Unfortunately, we do not offer emergency treatment. However, once a client comes on board with us, we can act quickly and try to help our clients to identify the right solution. For urgent consultation please use our Virtual GP partner.

GlobMed does not provide travel insurance. Nevertheless, we are in the process of building partnerships with a medical travel insurance company that can provide our clients with a travel insurance package tailored to their needs.

Yes, we aim to improve the travel experience for our clients through our third-party travel partners.

We will provide regular reports and consultations to our clients, who can inform their GP directly.

GlobMed conducts appropriate due diligence to ensure that each healthcare provider complies with the regulatory requirements required in their relevant jurisdiction. Healthcare Providers are recommended based on Client needs and instruction, and in accordance with any agreement with the Client. Such information is then passed to the Client in a Healthcare Provider Report to enable the Client to make an informed decision.

Yes, we have third-party support service providers who would be ready to jump in and help if anything goes wrong during aftercare and/or treatments.

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