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0 1824 Last Post Jul 28th, 2013 at 12:53pm
By: Smidge - Ex Member
Insect Bites
For most insect bites, small black flies, spiders and other nasties I have been using a cream called Neosayomol which I was adviced to buy by the local farmacia. I find it does help with the itching,p...

Started Jul 24th, 2013 at 3:13pm by Bulldog
1 2975 Last Post Jul 24th, 2013 at 3:29pm
By: Smidge - Ex Member
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Dentist Update
Sorry to start another subject about dentists, but the last one is two years old.
What is the latest on good dentists in Amposta/Tortosa area.
I would like to know about English speaking and...

Started Jun 2nd, 2011 at 9:02am by ddspain (Ex Member)
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21 9229 Last Post Jul 20th, 2013 at 2:46pm
By: Ritaratbag
Private and public healthcare
Did you know that there are some hospitals in Spain that offer both public and private healthcare?  If you are admitted to hospital, you should try to check if the hospital is public or private. Also,...

Started Jul 19th, 2013 at 2:38pm by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
0 1244 Last Post Jul 19th, 2013 at 2:38pm
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
EHIC vs Travel Insurance
Worried your EHIC won´t be accepted in Spain? The EHIC is accepted in public healthcare centres and hospitals for medically necessary treatment, as decided by a doctor, that cannot wait until your ret...

Started Jul 19th, 2013 at 2:37pm by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
0 1210 Last Post Jul 19th, 2013 at 2:37pm
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
opticians
Hi, Anyone recommend a good Optician in The Tortosa area. Need eye test as well as new Glasses Cool

Started Jun 4th, 2013 at 6:35pm by skibob (Ex Member)
7 2831 Last Post Jun 16th, 2013 at 1:07pm
By: Pondgirl - Ex Member
Antibiotics
Antibiotics will only be sold in individual doses, from now on,
for the exact length of time for the treatment required for.
The inappropriate and abusive use of them in the past,
has...

Started Jun 5th, 2013 at 6:02pm by Ritaratbag
0 1652 Last Post Jun 5th, 2013 at 6:02pm
By: Ritaratbag
If you are having visitors.
If you are having visitors this summer read this.  Smiley  http://www.theolivepress.es/spain-news/2013/05/18/ehic-health-card-warning-for-t...

Started May 19th, 2013 at 8:37pm by Smidge (Ex Member)
3 1698 Last Post May 30th, 2013 at 7:07pm
By: Smidge - Ex Member
 10
For anyone living in ROQUETES only
If you live in the Roquetes area then you are invited to a talk (I believe in English) by the Ajuntament on the health and social services provided by the Ajuntament.
Topics include:
- Offic...

Started May 23rd, 2013 at 8:02am by Nigel
10 3104 Last Post May 28th, 2013 at 8:37am
By: Ritaratbag
Tooth Filling
Hi! Can anyone give me a ballpark figure for a tooth filling? Shocked
Thanks.

Started Mar 23rd, 2013 at 10:11pm by Smidge (Ex Member)
1 1095 Last Post Mar 24th, 2013 at 1:55pm
By: Ritaratbag
 10
Doctor's Appointments
Went along today to our doctor's to make an appointment for the better ? half.  The nice receptionist (not like an English one) told me that I could now make my own appointments through the internet a...

Started Feb 20th, 2012 at 3:19pm by Tony (Ex Member)
11 4479 Last Post Mar 13th, 2013 at 8:48pm
By: ebrorob
Some good news.

Started Mar 7th, 2013 at 10:53pm by Smidge (Ex Member)
1 1026 Last Post Mar 8th, 2013 at 12:11pm
By: ebrorob
Medical help/advice.
Having just recently taken out insurance with Sanitas can anyone tell me where I can see a G.P. speaking English without having to travel to Tarragona or Barcellona.  I don't mind going over to Tortos...

Started Jan 26th, 2013 at 2:44am by DenGeo
8 3821 Last Post Feb 9th, 2013 at 7:16pm
By: Smidge - Ex Member
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Prescription charges
I was charged for prescriptions today.
Has anyone else been charged? 
I read an article recently, saying that as pensioners, and being part of the E.U. we would not be charged here!

Started Jun 26th, 2012 at 2:16pm by Ritaratbag
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26 8584 Last Post Jan 15th, 2013 at 9:08pm
By: Ritaratbag
English pharmacist & poss cheap prescriptions
At last there's an English pharmacist in the area.
My mate Mike & his wife have opened a pharmacy near Reus  & are doing a weekly (ish) run to Tortosa to deliver prescriptions etc.
He is off...

Started Dec 11th, 2012 at 2:59pm by Sherlock
0 908 Last Post Dec 11th, 2012 at 2:59pm
By: Sherlock
 10
Chiropractor
Does anyone know if there is a Chiropractor in the area? English speaking or not as my back doesn't care!
Cheers folks.

Started Apr 30th, 2008 at 9:18am by Scotty (Ex Member)
« Pages 1 2 »
16 8514 Last Post Dec 1st, 2012 at 2:28pm
By: jools - Ex Member
 10
Health Insurance
Catalunya Insurance Services can now offer a comprehensive health insurance for a couple from 100 euros per month or an individual from 50 euros per month. For further details call Chris or Mary on : ...

Started Aug 23rd, 2012 at 12:12pm by ChrisCIS
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15 6651 Last Post Sep 4th, 2012 at 3:26pm
By: Nigel
NHS in Spain or UK??????????
I went to my Doctor's at 12 noon on Monday, and from some test results, said I needed to see a specialist, so I thought that's Ok it will take around a month for the appointment to come through.
...

Started Jul 26th, 2012 at 10:20am by jools (Ex Member)
7 2584 Last Post Aug 17th, 2012 at 10:33am
By: Smidge - Ex Member
Travel Insurance
Brits urged to take out travel insurance as hospitalisation cases soar

Holidaymakers and their families face risk of huge bills if visitors lack insurance or invalidate their policies

New report r...

Started Aug 7th, 2012 at 1:03pm by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
1 1013 Last Post Aug 7th, 2012 at 10:31pm
By: El_Alto
The Builders and Wrinkles are a coming !!!!!
http://www.sunshineretirementvillage.com/index.html
Planning permission to date refused but they are still pressing. Huh

Started Jul 16th, 2012 at 7:21am by avalidopinion (Ex Member)
1 1870 Last Post Jul 17th, 2012 at 9:11pm
By: Ritaratbag
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