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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 26629 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 2173 Last Post Apr 20th, 2020 at 10:16am
By: Ritaratbag
Went to the dentist by lidel and it is closed until 5 sept
found a new one English speaking in the monday market Tortosa very good

Started Aug 27th, 2014 at 6:52pm by spanishcatfishing
1 5263 Last Post Sep 28th, 2014 at 6:26pm
By: blueberry - Ex Member
IMPORTANT –If you know anyone who is thinking about moving to Spain, advise them to register properly for healthcare with the Spanish health authorities and to check everything they HAVE and NEED! T...

Started Sep 5th, 2014 at 10:09am by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
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By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
If you are living in Spain but haven’t yet registered for healthcare, make sure to explore your healthcare options by taking our Online Questionnaire on Don’t leave this t...

Started Aug 8th, 2014 at 9:26am by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
0 7376 Last Post Aug 8th, 2014 at 9:26am
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
Returning to the UK?
Planning to move back to the UK for good?
Please make sure to notify the UK authorities! More info on

Started Aug 8th, 2014 at 9:26am by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
0 3296 Last Post Aug 8th, 2014 at 9:26am
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
New UK-Spain double taxation agreement
New UK-Spain double taxation agreement to come into force on 12th July 2014. Check out what it means for you on the [url]HMRC website.[/url]

Started Jun 6th, 2014 at 8:46am by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
10 11411 Last Post Jul 26th, 2014 at 1:28pm
By: Bigyin
Who pays for care after an accident?
I have been told that if I have an accident I may need to pay for (a) the ambulance if needed, and (b) hospital treatment. I was given the example of following an accident at a tennis club, the tennis...

Started Jul 14th, 2014 at 2:52pm by coldalba (Ex Member)
1 3946 Last Post Jul 14th, 2014 at 10:14pm
By: Ritaratbag
At lunch time I called into my local chemist with my usual prescription.
For the first time, I was asked for residencia.
Has anyone else been asked for theirs, recently?

Started Jun 16th, 2014 at 2:40pm by Ritaratbag
1 3373 Last Post Jun 16th, 2014 at 5:13pm
By: susanita
family healthcare
Can anyone advise me as to how to access health care in Catalunya other than by using a EHIC card.  We have not needed to use medics till now - but are no longer registered with GPs in the UK....

Started May 5th, 2014 at 7:19pm by mitchell4 (Ex Member)
4 4565 Last Post May 6th, 2014 at 12:48am
By: Bunter
All I want for Christmas is you.
Living in Spain? Are you thinking of going back to the UK to spend your Christmas holidays? Make sure you come and get informed about healthcare first! Get informed of what the EHIC is & what its for...

Started Dec 3rd, 2013 at 10:04am by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
0 2480 Last Post Dec 3rd, 2013 at 10:04am
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
Great way to reduce potential spending at Christma
Is a big fat medical bill at the top of your Christmas wish list? Didnt think so. But you may get one if you are not properly registered for healthcare in Spain.  Find out your entitlements and regis...

Started Dec 3rd, 2013 at 10:03am by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
0 2207 Last Post Dec 3rd, 2013 at 10:03am
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
There seems to be a 'Lergy' doing the rounds again. Has anyone had it or knows what the symptoms are? I've been knocked for six last week and have lost all balance to the point I wasn't even able to s...

Started Nov 24th, 2013 at 1:46pm by John (Ex Member)
2 3158 Last Post Nov 26th, 2013 at 3:39pm
By: John - Ex Member
1 2947 Last Post Nov 9th, 2013 at 9:49pm
By: SAMMY THOMAS - Ex Member
The pharmacies in Catalunya have not been paid, for four months. This is dreadful.
It has happened in Valencia also, not sure if all O.K. there now  and being paid again or not.

Started Mar 14th, 2013 at 2:25pm by Ritaratbag
3 3497 Last Post Nov 7th, 2013 at 9:25pm
By: Ritaratbag
New Healthcare Option for Those Without Cover
As pledged in last years Healthcare Reform measures, the Spanish government recently announced guidelines for the new Convenio Especial (or Special Scheme). The Convenio Especial is a public health i...

Started Nov 1st, 2013 at 7:22am by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
1 2774 Last Post Nov 1st, 2013 at 10:16pm
By: santsalvador - Ex Member
cat salut card
We have had a card for the last 10years and paid for it in the beginning and received hospital care and doctors app with no problems. In the last month or so our card has been cancelled and we are not...

Started Sep 26th, 2013 at 11:29am by chrispain (Ex Member)
2 3304 Last Post Oct 30th, 2013 at 4:54pm
By: chrispain - Ex Member
Cross border helathcare
There is a new Cross Border healthcare directive, which will be in place by October 25th.
U.K. expats will be able to travel back to the U.K or other E.U. countries, for treatment, if deemed nece...

Started Sep 8th, 2013 at 9:13am by Ritaratbag
0 2359 Last Post Sep 8th, 2013 at 9:13am
By: Ritaratbag
Registering for healthcare
Who wants to do paperwork in an emergency? No one! Find out your entitlements and register correctly for healthcare now. If you do not know how to do this, why not take the questionnaire on our websit...

Started Sep 4th, 2013 at 3:08pm by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
0 4603 Last Post Sep 4th, 2013 at 3:08pm
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
Waiting for surgery?
Waiting lists for non urgent surgery, have gone up by a third in 6 months.
The biggest backlogs are in Traumatology and Neurosurgery.
The shortest waiting lists are in Gynaecology and Cardio...

Started Aug 27th, 2013 at 8:12pm by Ritaratbag
1 2636 Last Post Aug 28th, 2013 at 2:07pm
By: Bulldog
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