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Insurance companies accused of ‘systematic fraud’

BRITISH insurance companies stand accused of scamming holiday makers heading for Spain over their medical cover. The Spanish private health alliance ASPE – the Alianza...

Metamizole: a survivor’s story

PATRICK Clancy went into septic shock after being prescribed the controversial painkiller Metamizole and spent six weeks in an induced coma on life support. He...

Holiday healthcare chaos for La Ribera

ONE physiotherapist is having to deal with 40 to 50 patients a day at Algemesí health centre due to lack of holiday cover, which...

Flu spike

Health centres up and down the Valencia region have registered a rapidly increasing amount of patients suffering from the flu this week. Official sources said...

Free healthcare for all

THE REGIONAL government has reminded migrants that everyone has a right to healthcare in the Valencia region. Health councillor Carmen Montón spoke out after the...

New healthcards issued

THE NEW SIP card to access the Spanish healthcare system for residents of the Valencia region was presented on Wednesday and the first ones...

First case of Zika in Alicante

THE first known case of the Zika virus has been confirmed in the Valencia region after a 16-year-old boy proved positive on his return...

Zika virus control in place

THE REGIONAL health department has announced it has an effective plan in place to prevent the spread of the Zika virus throughout the Costa. A...

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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...