A quick guide to how healthcare works in Catalunya. more

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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 IN THE CITY

Dr. José Nart is a Barcelona dentist with extensive experience and training, both here and abroad, and offers a range of services more

Apr 28, 2014 10:54 AM Business & Working 1 Comments

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 IN THE CITY

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 IN THE CITY

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 IN THE CITY

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 IN THE CITY 1 Comments

From the archive: The number of Barcelona residents suffering from sexually transmitted diseases continues to rise more

Sep 13, 2010 7:03 PM IN THE CITY 2 Comments

If you would like to become an organ donor here, here's what you need to do more

Jul 16, 2010 2:27 PM LIVING

Joao Mana; Portugal; in Barcelona—6 months

Ema Kazlauskaite

As a full smoking ban approaches in Spain, and smokers contemplate whether to give up the cigarettes, we asked nine Barcelona residents what they could never sacrifice more

Mar 2, 2010 12:16 PM , , IN THE CITY

Spain's anti-smoking laws are due to get tougher in January 2011 more

Feb 24, 2010 4:15 PM IN THE CITY 8 Comments

Need to get your eyes checked out or think you should have new glasses? Find out where to go in Barcelona more

Feb 8, 2010 12:32 PM LIVING

Wednesday 26th May

Tiger mosquito spreads - Jacqueline Picasso's daughter presents artwork to city museum - Money made available to tackle poverty more


The tiger mosquito's arrival in Spain is recounted in this article more

Jul 1, 2008 9:59 AM LIVING

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