Health Care

Find the right balance at this studio dedicated to spinning and yoga. more

Sep 1, 2017 12:00 AM New in Town

At this new healthcare centre in Sant Gervasi you will find English and French-speaking medical professionals. more

May 7, 2017 11:51 PM IN THE CITY

Not sure which health insurance company to use. Here's a handy list to help you decide. more

Jul 5, 2016 8:16 PM

A quick guide to how healthcare works in Catalunya. more

LIVING 1 Comments

A tried-and-tested guide to eating out in Barcelona for those with food allergies and intolerances. more

Mar 29, 2016 3:32 PM EATING AND DRINKING

An inside look at mental well-being in the city and the challenges faced by foreign residents. more

Jan 4, 2016 11:02 AM FEATURES

This year marks the Hospital del Mar’s 100th birthday, and the city has been celebrating the centenary with a variety of institutional, scientific and cultural events since last November. more

Oct 28, 2015 3:41 PM FEATURES

Alternative medicine is increasingly popular in Barcelona, but it is unregulated, unaccredited and excluded from the healthcare system. more

Feb 6, 2014 1:27 PM FEATURES

If you're sunbathing in Barcelona or just out and about in the sun, read our guide to protecting your skin more

Jul 30, 2013 10:51 PM LIVING

Dr Josep Sánchez de Toledo

Photo by Lee Woolcock

Nicola Thornton chats with Dr Josep Sánchez de Toledo, Head of Pediatric Oncology and Hematology at Vall d'Hebron Hospital, who has been named Catalan of the Year 2012 more

Jun 3, 2013 1:05 PM FEATURES

If you are an EU national and resident here rather than in your home country, you may need a European Health Card to claim free public health services when you are visiting friends and family more

Mar 8, 2012 4:30 PM LIVING

Krishinda Powers Duff home

Photo by Lee Woolcock

The Barcelona-based British midwife tells us about how she became a midwife and her decision to work in Spain more

Nov 3, 2011 10:44 AM LIVING 1 Comments

Wednesday 14th September

Police to fine and impound polluting cars - Barcelona sees first surgery protest - Rise in number of old people attacked and robbed in their homes more

Sep 14, 2011 10:17 AM THE INFORMER NEWS BLOG 1 Comments

Marshlands in the Delta del Llobregat

Photo by Lucy Brzoska

News of celebrities contracting malaria while visiting foreign climes keeps hitting the headlines, but it's not so long ago that the disease was a major problem in Spain more

Feb 28, 2011 1:28 PM FEATURES

Friday 4th February

One in three Spanish children overweight - Barcelona to have marina for large yachts - Catalan TV presents new sports channel more


Alternative medicine

Image by John French

The popularity of alternative and complementary medicine is growing in Catalunya, but without proper regulation is the future of the industry secure? more

Jan 3, 2011 1:22 PM FEATURES 1 Comments