As from this month, all regions of Spain are supposed to charge non-admitted patients a proportion of the cost of the medicines dispensed to them at hospitals. So the idea is that if you go to A&E and get treated, but not admitted, on the way out you have to swipe the old credit card. But not if the prescription is for a cronical condition : 147 medicines for long term treatments are exempt. So Continue reading Patients across Spain now supposed to be charged for hospital medicines
It’s the elephant in the room, actually. With elections just around the corner, the PSOE hasn’t dared touch Spains health care – but everyone knows that whoever wins, come January, the Spanish health service is going to take a large hit. And it’s already happening, in quiet little corners of Spain, as the federal regions that politically can start to save cash where-ever they can. Griñán himself admitted this today, in an interview with Ideal, Continue reading So just wait awaits our health service?