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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 20893 Last Post Dec 10th, 2011 at 11:27pm
By: Stuandeve - Ex Member
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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 6031 Last Post Feb 15th, 2015 at 3:02pm
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
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 3363 Last Post Jul 14th, 2014 at 10:14pm
By: Ritaratbag
Well woman clinic
Does anyone know if there is a well woman clinic or something similar in Tortosa or surrounding areas?

Started Jan 25th, 2008 at 2:20pm by pal-o-rhyme (Ex Member)
1 2567 Last Post Mar 31st, 2010 at 10:00am
By: santroc - Ex Member
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 2493 Last Post Nov 8th, 2018 at 11:57am
By: Cariad
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 2096 Last Post Aug 28th, 2013 at 2:07pm
By: Bulldog
Using your EHIC in Spain
Concerned about your friends & family’s healthcare cover whilst visiting you in Spain? Tell them to get informed by watching our video here on Using your EHIC in Spain. Make sure they know before th...

Started Jul 11th, 2014 at 7:22pm by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
0 2776 Last Post Jul 11th, 2014 at 7:22pm
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
UK GP & Catsalut card
If I registered with a GP in the UK would this affect my CatSalut status and interfere with ongoing treatment here.

Started May 3rd, 2014 at 8:50am by PaulH
1 2033 Last Post May 3rd, 2014 at 9:20am
By: Ritaratbag
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 1221 Last Post Aug 7th, 2012 at 10:31pm
By: El_Alto
1 1963 Last Post Aug 11th, 2013 at 3:17pm
By: hivi - Ex Member
Tooth Filling
Hi! Can anyone give me a ballpark figure for a tooth filling? Shocked

Started Mar 23rd, 2013 at 10:11pm by Smidge (Ex Member)
1 1313 Last Post Mar 24th, 2013 at 1:55pm
By: Ritaratbag
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
The Ten ways to access public Healthcare in Spain
1.      Working in Spain
2.      Be in receipt of a Spanish state pension or benefit
3.      Previously having worked in Spain and claiming or claimed unemployment benefits
4.      Be i...

Started Feb 20th, 2014 at 8:15am by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
0 1743 Last Post Feb 20th, 2014 at 8:15am
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
The Builders and Wrinkles are a coming !!!!!
Planning permission to date refused but they are still pressing. Huh

Started Jul 16th, 2012 at 7:21am by avalidopinion (Ex Member)
1 2105 Last Post Jul 17th, 2012 at 9:11pm
By: Ritaratbag
1 2477 Last Post Nov 9th, 2013 at 9:49pm
By: SAMMY THOMAS - Ex Member
Some good news.

Started Mar 7th, 2013 at 10:53pm by Smidge (Ex Member)
1 1253 Last Post Mar 8th, 2013 at 12:11pm
By: ebrorob - Ex Member
Scratched plastic glasses lenses can be repaired.
I have a pair of glasses that cost a few hundred pounds when I got them they had coating various put upon them. Over time they got very scratched even though the optician said they will not scratch.He...

Started Mar 5th, 2014 at 1:14pm by Bunter
1 2175 Last Post Mar 5th, 2014 at 7:41pm
By: Smidge - Ex Member
Roquetes English speaking Paediatrician
The surgery in Roquetes (it is along the street by the canal heading upstream from the main road) has an English speaking Paediatrician.

Started Oct 21st, 2005 at 6:31pm by Nigel
0 1668 Last Post Oct 21st, 2005 at 6:31pm
By: Nigel
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 2916 Last Post Aug 8th, 2014 at 9:26am
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
Returning to Spain? Register for Healthcare!
Returning to the sun in Spain after a cool summertime in the UK or elsewhere? Remember you can ONLY use your EHIC if you are staying temporarily. If you are a resident, you should register correctly! ...

Started Sep 5th, 2014 at 10:03am by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
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By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
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