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WhatClinic.com is a healthcare search engine that helps private patients get the treatment they want at a clinic that suits their needs.
With easy access to prices, patient reviews and qualifications along with addresses, phone numbers and email facilities, patients can make better informed decisions by comparing all of their treatment options.
Serving more than eight million visitors annually from the UK, Ireland, and further afield WhatClinic.com helps patients find clinics in the fields of dentistry, plastic surgery, fertility, laser eye surgery, cosmetic beauty, and many more.
All of our recent press releases are available here for you to view. Just select from the headlines on the left hand side of the page.
WhatClinic.com has also been featured in stories in the following publications:
Wednesday September 21, 2011
The consumer finance website LoveMoney.com takes a look at the different options available to dental patients in the UK and includes information from our UK private dental price survey.
Wednesday July 27, 2011
The Daily Express reports on the postcode lottery facing private dental patients in the UK following our survey of private dental fees at over 500 clinics nationwide.
Wednesday July 27, 2011
The Yorkshire Post covers the main points of our UK private dental price survey.
Wednesday July 27, 2011
Our survey of private dental fees and costs in the UK gets reported by Dentistry.co.uk and includes some interesting comments from private UK dentists.
Friday June 17, 2011
Virtual tractors inspire Irish web show
David Roe presented for WhatClinic.com at the recent Dublin Web Summit summer event in the RDS, which is summarised here by the Irish Times.
Monday February 28, 2011
Startup Weekend winner in Dublin is art lovers' Exsibit.com
Caelen was one of the judges at the recent Dublin Startup Weekend, where seven teams built mobile and web apps from ideas pitched in 60 seconds. The winner was Exsibit.com, a platform for private galleries.
Friday May 20, 2011
Dentists Move Beyond The Toothache
This article from El Pais in Uruguay talks about the increasing demand for cosmetic dental procedures such as teeth whitening, and how dentists are even providing Botox treatments to their patients.
Thursday November 25, 2010
Irish tech startups: WhatClinic aggregates $6tn of private healthcare
The Guardian's Tech team paid a visit to Ireland and profiled a few local start ups, including WhatClinic.com. There is also a more general article covering the Irish Tech sector in the Observer from the following Sunday here.
Tuesday October 5, 2010
The online implications of rebranding
This article about rebranding in the online sphere includes quotes from Caelen who talks about our change of name from RevaHealth.com to WhatClinic.com. The second part of the article can be found here.
Wednesday June 18, 2008
Five quick calls (or clicks) to save you £1,000+
This article in the Guardian suggests that you can save more than £1,400 by availing of Dental Tourism, and suggests visiting whatclinic.com. It goes on to add:
"Consumer body Which? says a dental implant and crown that would cost £2,200 in the UK could set you back just £750 in either Poland or Hungary. Average savings are 50% on the equivalent treatment in the UK."
Monday May 19, 2008
New survey claims high satisfaction with dental tourism worldwide
"More than 95 per cent of respondents to whatclinic.com's survey cited cost as the main reason they opted to receive dental treatment abroad. However, they listed quality as the deciding factor in determining which clinic they went to."
Wednesday May 14, 2008
Body Beautiful Supplement
"One of the most popular destinations for dental treatment is Hungary, where savings tend to be around 50%. This country has a long tradition of treating foreign patients... "
Wednesday March 26, 2008
British warned not to go abroad for dental treatment
"Hungary is a popular destination, being the chosen country for one in three Irish people going abroad for dental work, according to whatclinic.com"
Sunday March 16, 2008
Hungary is top of 'dental tourism' league
"The survey by whatclinic.com, a search engine for medical tourism, found that 84 per cent of people who travelled for dental treatment were satisfied with the work."
Saturday January 26, 2008
How to keep the cost of dental care to a minimum
"For example, dental and medical tourism search engine www.whatclinic.com says a veneer in the UK costs on average £500, whereas in Thailand it might only cost around £150."
Sunday January 14, 2008
I flew to Hungary to have my teeth fixed
"whatclinic.com, a medical and dental tourism search engine that provides information and guides for customers considering foreign dental treatment, says going abroad can cut a dental bill by 70%."
Tuesday December 18, 2007
How to Get Treated Better Abroad
"Dublin-based company Global Medical Treatment lets users of their website, whatclinic.com, search and compare more than 200 clinics in 30 countries for free.
The range of procedures covered by the site includes hip replacements, heart bypass surgery and fertility treatments."
Monday December 10, 2007
"When Caelen King was receiving treatment for a minor ailment while travelling in Singapore, he was astounded by the quality of service in the hospital. It also gave him the seeds of a business idea."
Sunday November 18, 2007
"Caelen King, founder and chief executive whatclinic.com, says that about 10,500 Irish people a year - nearly 30 a day - travel abroad for dental work..."
Friday November 16, 2007
Operation Travel Abroad (Subscription required)
"According to Irish medical tourism company whatclinic.com, 10,500 people are travelling from the Republic each year to get dental work carried out in countries other than the UK, with Hungary the most popular destination."
Monday November 05, 2007
Medical Tourism Trend Could Stress Dental System
"... Dublin, Ireland-based whatclinic.com, an online service that links prospective clients with foreign clinics, including those in the Czech Republic."
Sunday 28 October, 2007
Know The Drill And You Can Ease The Pain Of Dental Bills
"According to medical and dental tourism search engine whatclinic.com, interest in foreign fillings has increased by more than a half in a year."
Sunday October 21, 2007
Get Your Teeth Into Some Insurance
"Another alternative is to go abroad. Dublin-based whatclinic.com - a medical-tourism website - said more than 35,000 British citizens travelled abroad for dental treatments last year. The most popular destinations are Hungary and Poland where the cost is 50%-70% lower than in Britain."
Wednesday October 17, 2007
Dental Consumers Balk At High Prices
"Since local medical travel information website, whatclinic.com, was set up earlier this year, Irish dental patients have realised that they have a choice."
Sunday October 14, 2007
A Holiday In Hospital: Would You Go Abroad For Your Treatment?
"What's more, whatclinic.com, a dental-tourism company based in Ireland but offering access to treatment worldwide, claims that up to 35,000 people will go overseas from the UK for dental treatment this year."
Saturday October 13, 2007
Medical Tourism: The Pros and Cons
"Websites such as whatclinic.com (...) list hundreds of providers. In Croatia, dental implants start at £550 each, more than £1,000 off the average price at home. "
Saturday October 06, 2007
Swiss Smile: It'll Be All White If You Smile
"It's a powerful message for Britain, where NHS dentists are as rare as hen's teeth. According to whatclinic.com, a health-tourism website, up to 35,000 Britons travelled abroad for dental work last year."
Sunday September 23, 2007
Open Wide For Your Next Holiday
"Lee contacted the BB Cracow clinic in Krakow, which he had found on whatclinic.com, and within days had booked his flight. A representative from the clinic sorted him out with accommodation and picked him up at the airport."
Thursday September 06, 2007
Me Love You Long Tooth
"There's been a 50 percent rise in the number of UK citizens considering dental treatment in the 'Land of Smiles', according to 'dental tourism' tracking service, whatclinic.com."
Monday September 03, 2007
Rise In Women Seeking 'Holiday' From Health Bills
"The medical tourism website, www.whatclinic.com, said that in July nearly eight in 10 of the enquiries they received from here about dental treatment abroad were from women."
Sunday August 26, 2007
In Search Of Sun, Sand, And Surgery
"RECORD numbers of Britons are expected to pack their bags and head off abroad this year for everything from a tummy tuck to a hip replacement. "
Friday August 10, 2007
Warning As Dental Tourism Booms
"The figures issued by the health tourism website whatclinic.com show that 35,000 Britons a year are travelling abroad for dental work."
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