“The rate of Cesarean section delivery in private hospitals in Portugal is 65.9% — more than double the rate in National Health Service facilities,” according to Público.
Op-Ed on Mental Health Services in Lisbon: Stuck Between a Rock and a Hard Place… and the Floor is Lava
Are the boons of socialized mental health services really there for the taking? Is the private option even close to financially feasible? The short answer is, no.