In Japan, hospitals are broadly classified as either General hospitals with multiple departments or private hospitals. Do not accept reservations. To inform the doctor of your symptoms, it is advisable that you take a Japanese speaker with you. Details of how to make an initial visit to a hospital are listed below.
Fill in a first visit form, present it with your health insurance card, and wait in the waiting room until your name is called.
Follow the doctor's instructions as to questions examination about the patient's symptoms, medical history and allergies is completed. is necessary.
When the consultation is finished, wait in the waiting room until you have payment at the designated window. You, to medicine is given at a designated pharmacy upon presentation of a prescription. of medical costs incurred if you do not have a health insurance card. Take a travel insurance certificate if you have one.
In case of sudden illness
Call an ambulance if you can not go to the hospital by yourself due to sudden illness or an accident, or if you think it is an emergency. The telephone number is 119. If you are not fluent in Japanese, ask a Japanese speaker to make the call.
Niseko Town Council Tel. 0136-44-2121 Health and Medical Service Section, Health and Welfare Division
Inquiries in English
Niseko Town Council Tel. 0136-44-2121 Planning and Environment Division