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Spa treatment

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Spa treatment is an integral part of the health system. It is carried out in spa units located in zone „A”, determined by the decisions of the Minister of Health and entered in the register of chief spa physicians.

It is performed with the use of natural medicinal resources, medicinal climate, physiotherapeutic procedures by means of appropriate devices which are intended for the utilisation of natural resources and the healing properties of climate.

Patients that undergo spa treatment may use the following facilities:

  • SPA HOSPITALS – provide:
    • 24-hour health care service in stationary conditions;
    • 24-hour medical and nursing care;
    • treatments resulting from an individual therapy programme;
    • use of natural resources and spa treatment devices;
    • health education.
  • SANATORIUMS – provide:
    • 24-hour health care service in stationary conditions;
    • 24-hour medical and nursing care;
    • treatments resulting from an individual therapy programme;
    • prophylactic services;
    • health education.
  • SPA HOSPITALS FOR CHILDREN AND SANATORIUMS FOR CHILDREN – provide:
    • 24-hour health care service in stationary conditions;
    • 24-hour medical and nursing care;
    • treatments resulting from an individual therapy programme;
    • prophylactic services;
    • welfare services;
    • health education.

In addition, children and teenagers in school age are provided with conditions suitable for receiving education.

  • SPA CLINICS – provide:
    • outpatient healthcare services, including prophylactic services with the use of natural medicinal resources ordered by a physician;
    • health education.
  • PHYSIOTHERAPEUTIC SPA UNITS – provide physiotherapeutic services.
  • HOSPITALS AND SANATORIUMS IN ARRANGED UNDERGROUND MINE WORKINGS – provide:
    • 24-hour health care service in stationary conditions;
    • 24-hour medical and nursing care;
    • treatments resulting from an individual therapy programme;
    • use of natural resources and spa treatment devices;
    • health education.

Supervision over spa treatment and spa units is exercised by the Minister of Health and the competent governor of the province.

Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health is an office of government administration serving the Minister of Health.

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