Putting Murcia On The Map
Hopefully, some good news for Spain's economy and in particular, the Murcia region. Despite the criticism, scrutiny, change of government, and lack of funding, Spanish officials and private investors alike, seem to have been successful in navigating through the infamous red tape and numerous hurdles which should now result in a much needed boost to the economy and secure the future for the region.
by Tina Tait
The iPhone, Blackberry and other smart phones are now being regularly used to give medical advice and this trend is on the rise. A recent study on the relationship between medicine and new technologies was conducted by Juniper Research Firm, and this has predicted that the number of downloads of electronic applications related to the healthcare industry in 2012 will exceed 44 million worldwide, a figure that will, according to the study, triple by 2016.
Information on who may exchange their foreign driver's licence for a Spanish licence. Information applies to European Union citizens (UK, EU etc.) as well as people with American, Australian or other non-EU driver's licences.
British residents urged to tell visitors to travel smart – and get a European Health Insurance Card in order to avoid big medical bills
British residents are urged to tell visiting friends and family to make sure they get a European Heath Insurance Card (EHIC) before they travel to Spain.
The EHIC is free and should be regarded as 'a holiday essential' in order to get necessary medical treatment from the Spanish public health service while on a temporary stay in Spain, says the Pension Benefit and Healthcare Team of the British Embassy in its latest newsletter.
Dog and cat owners will find it cheaper and easier to travel to the UK with their pets when new rules are introduced at the start of next year.
The UK will harmonise its pet movement rules with the rest of the European Union from 1 January 2012, bringing the UK's Pet Travel Scheme into line with the most recent science.