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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 21300 Last Post Dec 10th, 2011 at 11:27pm
By: Stuandeve - Ex Member
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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 it’s for...

Started Dec 3rd, 2013 at 10:04am by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
0 2102 Last Post Dec 3rd, 2013 at 10:04am
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
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,

Started Jun 5th, 2013 at 6:02pm by Ritaratbag
0 1850 Last Post Jun 5th, 2013 at 6:02pm
By: Ritaratbag
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0 3802 Last Post Dec 19th, 2016 at 1:30pm
By: Bunter
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 11728 Last Post Jun 8th, 2016 at 2:33pm
By: Bulldog
Care in the Community
Good day to all, I am a recently retired male nurse with 37years experience in the NHS mainly in the operating theatre, I am also a registered Homeopath utilising, herbs, diet and life style modificat...

Started Jun 5th, 2007 at 12:29pm by Joe (Ex Member)
0 2053 Last Post Jun 5th, 2007 at 12:29pm
By: Joe - 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 2667 Last Post Oct 30th, 2013 at 4:54pm
By: chrispain - Ex Member
Changes in healthcare from 1st of July 2014
The Department of Health has announced that as of the 1st July 2014, visitors to another EEA country will no longer be able to claim reimbursements where they pay part of the cost of their treatment. ...

Started Apr 30th, 2014 at 12:41pm by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
1 2404 Last Post Apr 30th, 2014 at 5:46pm
By: Bunter
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 2942 Last Post Jun 16th, 2014 at 5:13pm
By: susanita
Does anyone know of an English speaking chiropodist in Tortosa or what to do with an ingrowing toe nail.??

Started May 6th, 2012 at 5:46pm by Tarayoles (Ex Member)
6 4129 Last Post Jun 9th, 2012 at 2:12am
By: avalidopinion - Ex Member
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)
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16 10257 Last Post Dec 1st, 2012 at 2:28pm
By: jools - Ex Member
Convenio Especial in Murcia
If you do not currently have the right to state healthcare (e.g. through a state pension) and you are currently living and have been on the padrón for over 1 year in Murcia, then this is the option fo...

Started Feb 20th, 2014 at 8:16am by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
0 3117 Last Post Feb 20th, 2014 at 8:16am
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 7981 Last Post Feb 11th, 2015 at 2:17pm
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
Has anybody got any remedies for cramp as I cannot get any quinine sulphate tablets here, and I really really can't eat any more bananas. As this was recommended as a remedy but it does not w...

Started Dec 5th, 2011 at 7:29pm by Bulldog
11 7230 Last Post Dec 21st, 2011 at 2:29pm
By: Bulldog
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 1978 Last Post Sep 8th, 2013 at 9:13am
By: Ritaratbag
Debt collection agencies
Warning – debt collection agencies are actively pursuing UK owners with unpaid community charges owing on Spanish property. Make sure they’re not after you!

Started Jun 6th, 2014 at 8:46am by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
0 1707 Last Post Jun 6th, 2014 at 8:46am
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
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 18924 Last Post Aug 23rd, 2016 at 9:59am
By: Geert+Maddy - Ex Member
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 4739 Last Post Sep 28th, 2014 at 6:26pm
By: blueberry - Ex Member
I have looked after my teeth all my life until I came to live here. Only went to the dentist if there was a problem, no regular checks etc. Well now the problems have come back to bite! me at great co...

Started Apr 24th, 2012 at 5:54pm by Tarayoles (Ex Member)
1 2161 Last Post Apr 24th, 2012 at 7:24pm
By: Bigyin
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 3796 Last Post Sep 19th, 2018 at 12:52pm
By: DenGeo
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