Health Care

Javier de Orca's startup, IOMED, is tackling inefficiencies within the healthcare system. more

Business & Working

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

New in Town

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


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

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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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

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