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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 20747 Last Post Dec 10th, 2011 at 11:27pm
By: Stuandeve - Ex Member
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New Year, New Start? Register for Healthcare!
New Year, New Start? Just moved to Spain as an early retiree but haven’t yet registered for healthcare? Check out how to register properly for healthcare in Spain, bearing in mind you may need to ta...

Started Jan 16th, 2015 at 8:21pm by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
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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
Register for Healthcare in Spain
Find out how you can register for healthcare in Spain on our website www.healthcareinspain.eu if you are a resident and haven't already done so. Quick! Save yourself worry and money.

Started Jul 8th, 2014 at 6:06pm by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
0 1596 Last Post Jul 8th, 2014 at 6:06pm
By: UKinSpain - 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 1203 Last Post Aug 7th, 2012 at 10:31pm
By: El_Alto
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 1411 Last Post Jul 19th, 2013 at 2:37pm
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
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 1421 Last Post Jul 19th, 2013 at 2:38pm
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
Private and public healthcare
Going on holiday in Spain can be a risky business if you come without proper healthcare cover. Remember that the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) is accepted in public healthcare centres and hosp...

Started Aug 20th, 2013 at 6:58am by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
0 1716 Last Post Aug 20th, 2013 at 6:58am
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
EHIC vs Travel Insurance
Confused about when to use your travel insurance and when to use your EHIC when on holiday in Spain? The answer is simple. The EHIC is for public hospitals and public healthcare centres. It covers you...

Started Aug 20th, 2013 at 6:59am by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
2 2426 Last Post Aug 21st, 2013 at 6:34pm
By: santroc - Ex Member
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 4160 Last Post Sep 4th, 2013 at 3:08pm
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
New Healthcare Option for Those Without Cover
As pledged in last year’s 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 2183 Last Post Nov 1st, 2013 at 10:16pm
By: santsalvador - Ex Member
Great way to reduce potential spending at Christma
Is a big fat medical bill at the top of your Christmas wish list? Didn´t 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 1782 Last Post Dec 3rd, 2013 at 10:03am
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
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 2038 Last Post Dec 3rd, 2013 at 10:04am
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 1715 Last Post Feb 20th, 2014 at 8:15am
By: UKinSpain - 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 3050 Last Post Feb 20th, 2014 at 8:16am
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
Questionnaire
Who wants to do paperwork from a hospital bed? No one! Find out your entitlements and register correctly for healthcare now, before you get ill. If you do not know how to do this, why not take the que...

Started Mar 12th, 2014 at 9:56am by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
0 1640 Last Post Mar 12th, 2014 at 9:56am
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
EHIC Rights- Useful information for family members
You may have heard in the press that some British tourists are having difficulty using their European Health Insurance Card (or EHIC) to access healthcare in Spain. Rest assured that if you have frien...

Started Mar 12th, 2014 at 9:57am by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
0 1737 Last Post Mar 12th, 2014 at 9:57am
By: UKinSpain - 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 2318 Last Post Apr 30th, 2014 at 5:46pm
By: Bunter
New Video how to use your EHIC Card Abroad
Do you know anyone who is thinking of coming on holiday to Spain? Make sure they get informed before they come to visit! Watch & share our new video [url]here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ls6C5hPc4N4...[/url]

Started May 13th, 2014 at 9:28am by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
0 1740 Last Post May 13th, 2014 at 9:28am
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
Residual S1 form changes from 1st of July
Remember: from the 1st July 2014, early retirees will no longer be able to apply for a residual S1 form to cover them for healthcare when they move abroad to another EEA country, such as Spain. Only n...

Started Jun 6th, 2014 at 8:45am by UKinSpain (Ex Member)
0 1617 Last Post Jun 6th, 2014 at 8:45am
By: UKinSpain - Ex Member
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