By Jason Moore WE must receive at the Bulletin at least a letter a week from a British resident or tourist praising the National Health Service or private clinics in Spain. It is a lovely state of affairs knowing that on this island we have a medical service to be proud of. Over recent years the Spanish government has ploughed billions of euros into the health service, the Son Llatzer hospital is a great example. But the National Health Service here doesn't appear to be a major drain on Spanish resources. Spain appears able to train nurses and doctors and overall you can safely say that the Spanish NHS is a success story. But then you turn to Britain; the Blair administration has poured billions of pounds into the NHS but still wards are being closed and there are the usual horror stories in the media about the badly functioning service. Why is it that the fourth richest country in the world which has made health a major priority suffers these problems while Spain, which is significantly poorer, appears to be rich in quality of service? It's a question which continues to baffle me. It would be best, I believe, that before the Chancellor embarks on yet another spending spree he looks at how the NHS functions in Spain. I would advise him to visit Son Llatzer and he will see how a modern hospital functions. No fuss, just quality of medical service.