Swedish health care system

This week John interviews Martin, not because Martin is an expert on the subject of the Swedish healthcare system… Its mainly because Martin explains the dealings he has had with the health system over past decade. 8 years ago Martin was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, which is a form of blood cancer. Having fought off the cancer twice it has now returned for the third time. In this episode Martin is transparent about the chemotherapy treatments, two stem cell transplants plus how the doctors kept giving him opioids for pain relief, which lead to a prescription medication addiction which took nearly 12 months to beat. Now the cancer has surfaced again Martin explains how lucky he is living in a country with a free medical treatment… The Swedish health system is a part of the Swedish culture and society, listen to John and Martin explain why…

Om Podcasten

Your hosts Martin Giles & John Rouse are a couple of Expats living in Malmö in Sweden... Between them, they have over 55 years experience about the pros and cons of living in Sweden as Expats... In this time they have mastered the way to live, survive and speak fluent Swenglish.. This new & exciting series of episodes will teach you all you need to know about Sweden, that isn’t in a normal guide book. They will cover unusual facts, stories, truths about this land of the midnight sun, IKEA, Volvo & Surströmming.