NB: Form E111 is no longer valid. You should now have a European Health Insurance Card
If you do feel under the weather then your first port of call could be the local chemist (farmacia) - there are five in Santa Ponsa (marked on the map by the number “4”) and eight in the Magalluf and Palma Nova area (marked on the map by the letter “D”). They are very helpful and speak good English and will usually be able to advise a remedy, or if a visit to the doctor is necessary. Make sure it is the pharmacist, not a clerk, that you take advice from. If you’re covered by holiday or private insurance for medical treatment, one of the private surgeries is the place to go and you can find them on the maps. Make sure you keep all your receipts for any medical treatment and medication to enable you to make an insurance claim on your return home. WHEN VISITING A The National Health clinics (Insalud) are also shown on the maps. You can receive state treatment there if you PRIVATE DOCTOR produce a valid European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). You REMEMBER TO TAKE will only be required to pay up to 40% of the cost of any prescribed medicines. SOME MONEY AS Insalud Santa Ponsa - Tel: 971 69 46 54. EACH VISIT USUALLY Insalud Magalluf - Tel:971 131 502 If you require an ambulance in an extreme emergency COSTS AROUND 80€ either call the Spanish ambulance service on 061 or use the European SOS Line on 112 who have English speaking operators. You could be asked to pay the cost of the ambulance when it arrives, so make sure you have some cash available.
EUROPEAN EMERGENCY SERVICES SOS LINE: 112
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Published on Aug 1, 2010