Doctors and medical services in Spain
As an EU citizen you are 100% covered by the Spanish health care system. There are no user fees for the use of a physician or any other health services. If you do not speak Spanish, it may be a little inconvenient to use the public health service. In some of the public health centers in the British settlements in Spain, there are interpretation services that are operated on a voluntary basis.
GP in Marbella
Clinica NorMed is a doctor's office located in Elviria, Marbella. It is a modern clinic engaged in family medicine, emergency medicine, ear, nose and throat medicine, family medicine, head and neck surgery and aesthetic medicine. Opening hours are Monday to Friday 09:30 am to - 5 pm. Telephone 952 836 377.
Their website is www.clinicanormed.com
GP in Fuengirola
Clinica Medic is a medical office located on the main street in Los Boliches, Fuengirola next to Plaza San Rafael. Dr Jens Naesgaard has been running the clinic in Spain for 26 years and treats residents and expats on holiday in Spain.
Opening hours are Monday to Friday 09:30 am to 5:30 pm. Phone 952 46 00 40. Web www.legekontor.com
British doctors in Spain
Do you want to go to a British doctor in Spain? There are British doctors in all the British settlements in Spain. In addition there are private hospitals that offer their services in British.
Private hospitals in Spain
If you do not speak Spanish, you can either use an interpreter or you may sign an agreement with one of the many private hospitals which offer their services to Expats in Spain. There is a lot to choose from and the staff usually speaks Spanish and English. These hospitals often have shorter queues than public hospitals and some of them also have home services to patients with acute illness.
Other medical services in Spain
There are British chiropractors, acupuncturists, physical therapists and more in most of the British settlements in Spain.
Medical tourism in Spain
Many patients with psoriasis or rheumatic disorders have fewer health problems by traveling to Spain. Thus Spain is a popular destination for many Medical Tourists. There are several specialized training and accommodation centers for rheumatic patients in which you can use the swimming pool, gyms, physical therapists and more.