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Medical Care + English speaking doctors etc.,

Pharmacists

Dispensing chemists can be found in most commercial areas in Spain’s towns, villages and coastal resorts. More isolated and rural locations may require a journey to the nearest village or town. Pharmacists are a very helpful useful resource, often they are multi lingual in particular coastal resorts, towns and cities which attract international visitors.

Medical Centres

These are found are in developed commercial areas generally offering a good range of services for minor medical emergencies serving the local community well.

Orihuela Costa – Medical Centre

If your are in the area of Orihuela Costa please find the link below for further information which is situated in the Aguamarine Commerical area between Cabo Roig and Campoamor beside the N322 road.

http://alicantetoday.com/medical-centre-orihuela-costa_19301-a.html

English speaking doctors

If you are living, staying or indeed own a property in a expat community you may find friends or neighbours may know local English speaking doctors, otherwise visit the link below supplied by government website for doctors within the Alicante region of Spain.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/spain-list-of-medical-facilitiespractitioners

EHIC – European Health Insurance Card

Please note if you are a non resident in order to receive medical care in hospitals and doctors surgeries etc., you will need to ensure you have a up to date EHIC card, available free of charge in the UK and for use across the EU.

https://www.gov.uk/european-health-insurance-card

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