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Mole Alert! ( skin health)
No, not the ones under the ground, the ones on your skin!!
Having just had one cut from my leg, not as simple as you might think! I would like to draw your attention to this subject.
If you ...

Started May 2nd, 2010 at 10:54pm by viking (Ex Member)
13 26358 Last Post Dec 10th, 2011 at 11:27pm
By: Stuandeve - Ex Member
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Husband been to the Farmacia for prescriptions this morning.
System is down, so no prescriptions.

Started Apr 20th, 2020 at 10:16am by Ritaratbag
0 2097 Last Post Apr 20th, 2020 at 10:16am
By: Ritaratbag
warning about painkillers
HEALTHCARE professionals in Spain have been warned not to prescribe an everyday painkiller to tourists or anyone of northern European origin after research by a medical interpreter in the province of ...

Started Nov 8th, 2018 at 11:57am by Cariad
0 3091 Last Post Nov 8th, 2018 at 11:57am
By: Cariad
Dentist charges for a crown
Has anyone had a crown fitted at the dentist in Spain? I'm wondering would it be cheaper over there than the uk?

Started May 31st, 2018 at 9:47am by john_and_angela
4 4891 Last Post Sep 19th, 2018 at 12:52pm
By: DenGeo
English speaking optician required
Can anyone recommend an English speaking reasonably priced optician please!

Started Aug 1st, 2017 at 3:36pm by Turnways (Ex Member)
2 4866 Last Post Mar 20th, 2018 at 6:57pm
By: nilly_bear - Ex Member
Early retiree/Cat Salut card recinded/SO40 form
Had our CatSalut cards since 2011 but recinded this year & INSS (Social Security) want forms S1 from UK HMRC but no longer available for early retirees, form SO40 needed but can only be applied for by...

Started Nov 18th, 2016 at 4:28pm by PaulH
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5 8498 Last Post Jan 25th, 2017 at 3:04pm
By: Draconill
Help required
Are you looking for accommodation?
Would you be willing to act as a companion
To an elderly man who has Parkinson's disease.
This would be in return for accommodation.
A carer is ...

Started Dec 21st, 2016 at 9:44pm by nilly_bear (Ex Member)
0 4400 Last Post Dec 21st, 2016 at 9:44pm
By: nilly_bear - Ex Member
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0 4299 Last Post Dec 19th, 2016 at 1:30pm
By: Bunter
New system at La Cinta
When you attend the out patients departments at La Cinta hospital Tortosa, please note that when you
swipe your Cat Salut card, you must also press a button to print off a ticket aswell. New sys...

Started Oct 4th, 2016 at 3:38pm by Ritaratbag
1 5210 Last Post Nov 19th, 2016 at 6:14pm
By: Bigyin
filling required
Hi can anybody pleas advise approx cost of filling in Tortosa, just a rough idea would be great.
Thanks Grin

Started Oct 3rd, 2016 at 6:34pm by dwt111
2 5952 Last Post Oct 4th, 2016 at 12:24pm
By: DenGeo
Dental Health ideas
I have lived in Spain for over a year now and it seems that some people are struggling with their dental health. It appears that there is little support for the prevention of dental disease, tooth dec...

Started Mar 26th, 2016 at 8:15pm by LaVinya (Ex Member)
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14 22142 Last Post Aug 23rd, 2016 at 9:59am
By: Geert+Maddy - Ex Member
Has anyone had any experience of obtaining/renewing a British version of a 'blue badge' (disabled parking permit) out here?  I went into the Town Hall here in Tortosa today on my mother's behalf and a...

Started Feb 2nd, 2010 at 4:39pm by Michael
8 13765 Last Post Jun 8th, 2016 at 2:33pm
By: Bulldog
Reasons for Bad Eyesight.
I think I have found the reason for my failing eyesight and my reputation in general.  Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin
Turn Up The Sound (It also effects your hearing )

Started Jan 30th, 2016 at 9:08am by Bunter
1 6860 Last Post Jan 30th, 2016 at 9:56am
By: ebrorob - Ex Member
Flu jabs
The flu jabs, for this Winter are available as from now, across Spain.

Started Oct 18th, 2015 at 1:18pm by Ritaratbag
0 5746 Last Post Oct 18th, 2015 at 1:18pm
By: Ritaratbag
Return to UK for healthcare
Hello, I have just received the S1 forms from the UK now that I am officially a pensioner. The letter that came with them said "....from 6th April 2015 your right to return to England for all treatmen...

Started Aug 23rd, 2015 at 8:49pm by David (Ex Member)
4 10768 Last Post Aug 24th, 2015 at 10:13pm
By: David - Ex Member
Healthcare in Spain Website Update!
Based on your feedback, the Healthcare Team have made some changes to the website. Do take a look here and let us know what you think.

Started Mar 31st, 2015 at 2:32pm by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
0 7387 Last Post Mar 31st, 2015 at 2:32pm
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
Living in Spain? Registered S1? Renewing UK EHIC?
Resident in Spain and registered for healthcare by the UK through an S1 form?
Need to renew your UK EHIC to travel back to the UK or any other EU country as a temporary visitor?


Started Mar 3rd, 2015 at 7:07pm by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
0 11887 Last Post Mar 3rd, 2015 at 7:07pm
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
Your Questions on Life in the Canaries Answered!
Do you have friends or family who live in the Canary Islands?
The British Consulate and the Healthcare Team are hosting four free information sessions on healthcare, residency, the padrón (and ...

Started Feb 15th, 2015 at 3:02pm by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
0 6610 Last Post Feb 15th, 2015 at 3:02pm
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
Convenio Especial launched in the Canaries!
The special pay-in Govt. public health insurance scheme, the Convenio Especial, is now up and running in the Canaries!
The scheme is also available in other regions across Spain - check out w... for f

Started Feb 6th, 2015 at 6:56pm by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
2 8786 Last Post Feb 11th, 2015 at 2:17pm
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
EHIC card
Beware if going on unofficial web site for application form for EHIC card. They charge 49 pounds!
On the official site they are FREE.

Started Sep 8th, 2014 at 9:05pm by Ritaratbag
1 7994 Last Post Feb 6th, 2015 at 6:11pm
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
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