1. Acute illness care

2. Prescription of medication or other necessary treatments, referral to hospital care

3. Chronic illness care and screening

high blood pressure, diabetes, chronic kidney conditions, osteoporosis, locomotor diseases, tumorous diseases, stomach and intestinal diseases, respiratory diseases, allergy, illnesses of the sensory and neurological system

4. Rehabilitation

•    referral to institutional rehabilitation treatment
•    prescription of swimming tickets for treatment purposes
•    prescription and organisation of physiotherapy within the framework of home care
•    teaching patients how to do their physiotherapy exercises

5. Assessment of patients’ condition

Gaining information about the patient’s physical condition, with possible screenings. Assessment of the physical condition includes:

•    screening for illnesses that have occurred in the patient’s family and which can be detected and thus prevented through screening
•    risks linked to the patient’s lifestyle
•    general internal medical examination (blood pressure, pulse)
•    examination of the patient’s vision (vision acuity and colour vision)
•    weight and height measurement, calculation of the BMI
•    extensive lab tests (blood and urine, with special parameters if necessary)
•    complementary examinations, if necessary (e.g. ECG)

6. Preventive care and health education

•    On-the-spot special screenings within the framework of the Health Protection Week
•    Once a month Diabetes Club and Lifestyle Club enabling patients to gain information both from professionals and from peers
•    Dietary counselling
•    Organising and holding presentations on physical and mental health
•    Publishing informative articles in different newspapers and on our website
•    Baby and child health counselling
•    E-services

7. Vaccinations

Obligatory vaccinations defined for particular age groups
Obligatory vaccinations during high-risk periods
Free-of-charge vaccinations that patients may request voluntarily during risk periods to avoid contagion
Obligatory vaccinations for persons travelling abroad
Obligatory vaccinations prescribed for certain professions
Other vaccinations

If you have special questions related to vaccinations, please contact the specialist practice of the Vaccination Clinique (address: Budapest, District IX, Gyáli út 5-7, tel.: +36 (1) 455 8100/8353, e-mail:

8. Medical examinations required to obtain or renew driver’s, firearm and small motorship-driving licences

According to the legal regulations, passing a medical aptitude test is a pre-condition of obtaining or renewing a driver’s licence. As part of the aptitude test, the patient undergoes an internal medical examination, examination of his or her eyesight to check vision acuity and colour vision, and a blood pressure measurement. Patients with diabetes, or with a medical history with a heart attack, different heart conditions, epilepsy, damaged locomotor system, and patients under psychiatric treatment need a specialist’s certificate to have their driver’s licence renewed.

Aptitude group 1

Below 40 years (every 10 years)        HUF 7200
40 to 60 years (every 5 years)          HUF 4800
60 to 70 years (every 3 years)          HUF 2500
Above 70 years (every 2 years)        HUF 2500

Aptitude group 2 (professional drivers)

Below 45 years (every 10 years)       HUF 7200
45 to 60 years (every 5 years)          HUF 4800
Above 60 years (every 2 years)        HUF 2500

9. Issuing certifications

You may request the following certifications free of charge:

•    certificate of being unfit for work;
•    certificate of reduced fitness for work;
•    prescription exemption certificate;
•    certificate to be taken into social care;
•    certificate for a medical opinion on disability;
•    certificate used for a tax rebate.

In 2014 the following fees apply to services not covered by the social security system:

Personal hygiene aptitude test for employment in a position with high epidemic risk    HUF 3000
Medical opinions issued upon the request of different health funds, commercial insurance companies or lawyers    HUF 8500
Medical opinions and certificates issued for a court or the police upon the patient’s request    HUF 6000
Certificate of being unfit to travel due to illness, for cancellation of a travel    HUF 6000
Aptitude certificates to attend different training courses    HUF 3000
Occupational health certificates about previous or treated illnesses    HUF 1000
Bills of health to be admitted into communities, swimming halls, camps, student dormitories    HUF 1000
Certificates issued to replace documents lost prior to their expiry    HUF 1000
Non-obligatory vaccinations    HUF 1000

10. Post mortem examination

When a person dies in his or her home, in an accommodation, in a care home or other type of institute that does not employ a medical doctor, the post mortem examination should be carried out by the competent GP of the particular catchment area or a doctor of the practice on duty, who has the deceased transported to a morgue or to autopsy, and in the event of violent death he or she calls the authorities to launch an investigation.