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Medical negligence: What to do when it affects you

When you seek medical attention, you expect to be looked after. What you don’t expect is any form of medical negligence to affect you. It’s...

Waiting lists average 93 days to undergo an operation in Spain

In 2002, the number of patients on the surgical waiting list stood at 9.8 per thousand inhabitants, a rate that has risen to 12.7...

Effects of heatwave see Hospital emergency rooms overloaded

The UGT hospital workers union has warned that the effects of the current heatwave are causing problems in hospitals across the province, singling out...

SAMU ambulances stop covering emergencies in rural areas

Ambulances from the Urgent Medical Care Service (SAMU) will no longer respond to urgent calls from rural areas that it considers are difficult to...

Quirónsalud Opens New Centre in Alicante

From Monday, May 20, you may book an appointment at the Alicante healthcare centre. The centre will open its doors on Monday, May 27, offering almost all medical specialisations, diagnostic tests, laboratory, and general, paediatric and gynaecological accident and emergency service. The new Centro Médico Quirónsalud Alicante [Quirónsalud Alicante Medical Centre] will open its doors …

Quirónsalud is the leader in patient care for international tourists and...

Quirónsalud Torrevieja and Valencia Hospitals are benchmarks in the Valencian Community offering an international approach with “in house” translators, international admission and bilingual medical staff Healthcare industry is one of the sectors with the most promising future in the economy of the Valencian Community. The rapid growth in recent decades in terms of training of human …

Alicante Leprosy sanatorium fights against false myths

In 2017, 8 new cases of leprosy were detected in Spain and 215,000 in the rest of the world. It also exists in Alicante,...

Requests for euthanasia increasing in Alicante Province

The provincial representatives of political groups, apart from the Partido Popular, who continue to oppose the proposal, have once again defended the right for...

WATCH – Man falls from Torrevieja Bridge

More akin to a scene that you would see in a Hollywoood film, Wednesday morning by Habaneras in Torrevieja and a man hanging from...

Availability of Prenatal and Maternity Care for Expats

Healthcare for expats looking into having a baby in Spain is a theme that often comes up and concerns a large number of people....

Patient falls from speeding ambulance

A patient fell from a basic life support ambulance (SVB) belonging to the Department of Health recently as the vehicle was travelling around Ondara...

Vega Baja hospital promotes initiative for Arthritis sufferers

The Rheumatology Service at the Vega Baja Hospital is now organising health education talks for patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis which will help them to...

Availability of Spanish Welfare Services to Resident Expats

The saying that death and taxes are two certainties in life is one that we regularly hear on the Costa Blanca but perhaps the...

Improved Maternity facility at Vega Baja Hospital

The Maternity wing of the Vega Baja Hospital has completed the refurbishment of all its facilities to improve the comfort of future mothers in...

At least half of all cases of sight loss could have...

ONE in five people will live with sight loss in their lifetime despite at least half of all cases being avoidable , warns a...

UNIONS SAY TORREVIEJA HOSPITAL AT SATURATION POINT

In the Valencian Community the level at which a disease or an illness is gauged as having reached epidemic proportions is when is surpasses...

STAFF FROM VEGA BAJA HOSPITAL PROVIDE AID IN SENEGAL

Two members of staff from the Vega Baja Hospital, nurse Francisco Cámara Hurtado and the anesthesiologist Jhon Diaz Lara, have just returned from Senegal...

UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL TORREVIEJA CELEBRATES TEN YEARS

Congratulations to the University Hospital of Torrevieja and its staff which celebrated its tenth anniversary last Monday in which time it has firmly established...

FACEBOOK: NOW ZUCKERBERG IS ALTRUISTIC AS HE DONATES $ 3 BILLION...

After his first daughter was born, Mark Zuckerberg donated $ 45 billion. This figure went to the founding of Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, a project...

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