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Miquel À. Cañellas

Queuing at the s'Escorxador health centre

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Nurses overwhelmed with anxiety and stress due to collapse of the health centres

Nurses ask for patience and empathy from patients who, due to delays, are getting impatient and aggressive towards staff.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter04/01/2022 08:26

Balearic health minister, Patricia Gómez.

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Government has "nothing to hide" with vaccination information

Questions in parliament about the anti-corruption office's request for information related to senior officials who have been vaccinated.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter13/04/2021 16:47

Emergency services helicopter


Air ambulance company fined

IB-Salut is suing Eliance, the company that held the Balears Sanitary Air Transport concession, for alleged breaches of contract amounting to 3,043,935 euros.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter06/02/2020 04:01

The prescription will be limited to those who smoke more than 10 cigarettes a day


Prescription drugs available to help smokers quit in the new year

Smokers will be given a tobacco dependency test and are urged to undergo therapy whilst they’re being treated.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter27/12/2019 13:07

Hospital Balearics


Patient waiting times on the increase

With regard to patients waiting for 60 days or more, there was an increase of 146%.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter17/07/2019 04:01


European health insurance billing increases by 17%

UK visitors accounted for a third of the cases of attention by the Balearic health service.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter13/10/2018 15:44


Health service will accept non-Catalan speakers

Successful applicants without the required Catalan skills will have two years to gain language accreditation.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter27/09/2017 00:00


Health service bill for tourists rising by five million euros

Billing for the EU health insurance card has risen by nine million euros since 2014.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/08/2017 00:00


Over 20% of health card holders are foreigners

British residents are the sixth largest group of foreigners with a Balearic health service card.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter13/08/2017 00:00


Temperatures topping 38C again today

Electricity demand is at record levels, and the health service is on maximum alert to deal with the effects of the heat.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter01/08/2017 00:00


Patient waiting times for surgery reduced

The Balearic health service made special payments of a quarter of a million euros last year in an attempt to reduce waiting lists.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter30/01/2016 00:00


Second rapid intervention health unit for Palma

With the addition of this unit, strain on medical staff at health centres is lifted.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/12/2015 00:00