The Catalan requirement remains a contentious issue. | Josep Bagur Gomila
In 2016, the Balearic government, which was then a coalition of PSOE and Més (Podemos were not formally part of the government), introduced a law designed to recover the use of Catalan in public services. In reference to health professionals, exemption was granted in the event that there was a lack of personnel. A requirement of Catalan knowledge could be waived.