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Consolidating health and social care

The SIP card used to access public healthcare in the Valencia region will be adapted to also cover social services, announced vice-president Mónica Oltra. She...

Tackling inappropriate use of antibiotics

Use of antibiotics has dropped in the Valencia region over the last five years but growing resistance to these drugs remains one of the...

Staff taken on for kidney care

A total of 11 healthcare professionals have been taken on to boost Torrevieja hospital’s nephrology department. A nephrologist diagnoses, treats and manages acute and chronic...

Saved from drowning

A dog which fell into an irrigation pool in Albatera was rescued by firefighters on Saturday night. More in Friday’s Costa Blanca News

‘Ping pain’ for vaccinated travellers set to end

The prospect of being ‘pinged’ by the NHS Test and Trace over a close Covid contact and told to self-isolate when visiting the UK...

Big spend on health

Valencia government investment in healthcare in Alicante province in 2022 will exceed €95 million. Details were presented yesterday (Thursday) by regional health councillor Ana Barceló...

Booster jabs for 60s announced

Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez stated on Wednesday that all people in their 60s will receive a booster jab to protect them against Covid-19. Previously national...

New greenway cycling route inaugurated

A new route for walking and cycling through the countryside has been created between Totana and Caravaca de la Cruz in Murcia region. Covering a...

Covid ‘passports’ in the pipeline

People will have a show a Covid-19 vaccination certificate to enter some premises in the Valencia region under plans being drawn up by the...

Death road dangers resolved

Notorious accident black spots on the CV-95 road at the entrance to San Miguel de Salinas have been eliminated by creating two roundabouts. Full report...

Flood warning system could save lives

An early warning system for extreme flooding has been set up in the Vega Baja area by the provincial government and water company Hidraqua. This...

‘Saved from drowning’

Guardia Civil, local police officers and firefighters teamed up to rescue a man from heavy seas at the rocky Cala de La Higuera cove...

New recruits for Torrevieja hospital

The regional health department has announced that two new specialists have been taken on to boost the oncology department at Torrevieja hospital. Oncology is the...

Weevil warning system trialled

Orihuela town hall is testing a pioneering new early warning system for detecting palm weevils in its San Antón Palmeral palm tree plantations. A total...

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Benidorm locks-up again

To avoid residents from other regions breaking the lockdown and trying to reach holiday apartments in Benidorm this May 1 holiday weekend, local authorities...

Deep snow in Alicante province

With the north of Alicante province still on red alert for snow today (Monday), around half a metre has fallen in Banyeres de Mariola...

Brexit passport rule changes

BRITISH people travelling within the European Union should be aware passport validity rules will change after December 31 because of Brexit. During the current transition...