Many residents are living in Alanya and are insured by the public Insurance SGK. The doctor visits in Devlet hospital is often a bit difficult because of the insufficient language skills of the staff. This is now over. The Devlet hospital has set up a department for residents and now offers its services in 5 languages: English, German, Russian, French and Lithuanian.
The head of the hospital emphasized that it is important for foreign people to feel safe when they can speak in their own language. The support of European patients in their native language is much easier for them.