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10 Aug 2009 00:00 by Jeanie60 Star rating. 103 posts Send private message

Hi all,

We need health insurance for our 6 months visit to spain starting november

Can any one suggest one.

Cheers

Jeanie.

 





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10 Aug 2009 22:45 by BPD Star rating. 22 posts Send private message

Hi Jeanie,

we were organising exactly the same thing today.

We have annual travel insurance, but that only covers for emergencies etc. I asked the Doctor for our usual tablets. He said he would only supply 3 months and suggested we find a  " friendly " doctor in Spain. I then spoke to the people up at Newcastle, very helpful I have to say. She made enquiries and suggested that we use our European health card ( used to be E111 ) and ask for our medicines in either a state hospital  or a state health centre in Spain. Keeping our fingers crossed.

BPD





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11 Aug 2009 10:36 by Goldie Star rating. 154 posts Send private message

Hi Jeanie,

You could also try a pharmcy, some medicens you dont need a prescription but you will have to pay not cheap.

 





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11 Aug 2009 12:13 by semijubilada Star rating in London/Torrevieja. 1052 posts Send private message

Interesting that Newcastle said to use the EHIC as some reports say that if you are out of the country for 3 months then you are no longer entitled to NHS.

As a lot of pensioners spend the Winter in hotels abroad, concerns were raised about this shortened period from the 183 days previously stated.





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12 Aug 2009 11:17 by Jeanie60 Star rating. 103 posts Send private message

 Hi,

Thanks, 

Well there are such a lot of seniors out in spain now! how on earth do they manage their meds.

Over here my husband is exempt he is not yet 65, i dont suppose thats counts in spain.

Jeanie.





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