Ministry of a Health of Czech republic
Palackého nám. 4
128 01 Praha 2
Automatic recognition: Diplomas corresponding to Directive 2005/36/EC are recognised automatically in Czech on the condition that applicants provide certificates issued by the competent authority (Czech Medical Chamber).
Licences and credits, which are rocognised by local authority (Medical chamber f.e.) are needed.
- Full legal capacity
- Proof of good character and repute
- Fitness to practice (health condition)
- Sufficient knowledge of the Czech language
Not for individual doctors, but doctors who stopted or broked their own practice.
Czech republic currently does not have a system where an internship is obligatory before the award of the license to practice.
They normaly start with their work on department in a hospital or in a ambulancy, fully included.
Depends on the employer and position
Depends on the employer
In the journal of the Czech Medical Chamber
Outside within the scope of employment relationships.
There is a large number of scientific associations for most medical specialties in Czech
Six public medical universities offer the possibility to complete medical studies.
Upon completion of studies, graduates are awarded the title of „doctor medicinaeuniversae“, (MUDr.)
750 € - Doctor in a training 1143 € selfresponsible doctor
Different contract schemes depending on the type of public services law applied
First 3 days of a sick leave are fully payed by employer.
The following ones are covered by a social system – approx 60% of a salary per day. If the sick leave is prolonged more than 6 months, the reeximanition must be done.
Vacation is fully payed. Five weeks of vacation/year.
It can last for 2 years.
Fully obligatory, fix tax. 6 healthcare insurances in Czech.
The biggest one fully in state hands, the rest of them private, but under suspection of a state.
There is no right commertional health insurence in Czech.
Uni clinics for specialists, some basic center run in local hospitals under authorization (acreditation) of a state.
Obligatory isurance is for private doctors only. Voluntary for the rest of them. The employees are basicly included or covered by an employer.
If the investigation makes clear, the doctor is guilty, the costs must be payed himselfs.
It´s private activity of simply doctors, must be payed themselves.
The law activity of Czech medical chamber is very helpful and on the top level.
Only in a case to use the lawyer professinality of Czech medical chamber is such an activity covered by chamber. Not costs jointed with a defeat.
The Czech doctors are leaving the country and go abroad.
The target countries are Austria, Germany and UK.
To go directly to USA is a rary case. The number of them is approx. 400 every year.
The Czech medical chamber and Trade union (LOK-SČL)
10th of may 2014
Tomáš Šindler, member of a board of CMC