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Spain’s healthcare is regularly ranked among the best in the world by the World Health Organization. You can find an excellent level of health care throughout Spain. Anywhere in Spain, doctors and specialists are trained to a high standard. For major surgery and management of more serious diseases and conditions, you would need to travel to the larger towns and cities.
The Catalonia region in particular boasts excellent health care facilities. Barcelona has an especially good reputation for healthcare. There are well-trained doctors galore in this city, many of whom speak English. Consultants in every specialty can be found throughout Barcelona and the Sarrià area (close to the University of Barcelona) has a particularly high number of practitioners.
Generally, non-EU residents will not be able to access the public health care system and will need to seek private care.
For people with disabilities, accessibility in an overseas haven is key. Countries around the world are making an effort to be more accessible, addressing things like legal rights, travel options (such as accessible metros and buses), maps for the differently-abled, and events designed specifically to be inclusive. Some countries are working on implementing braille to accommodate for the vision-impaired, while there is also a push to make more autism-friendly designs (i.e., places with muted colors, simple, clean layouts, and noise...Read more