Spain boasts one of the world’s top healthcare systems in the world, and has one of the the highest life expectancies in all of Europe, with efficient and high-quality care available to Spanish residents. International families living in Granada have excellent access to healthcare services in the city and surrounding areas.
There is a large general hospital in Motril with a highly regarded maternity department and a large university hospital in the city centre, as well as numerous other hospitals and clinics in Granada with state-of-the-art equipment and a good standard of care. Most hospitals have English-speaking doctors and staff or provide patients with access to translation services. There are also several general practitioners and family doctors in Granada who speak English.
There are numerous large general and university hospitals in Almería itself, neighbouring El Ejido and smaller clinics in other towns in the Costa de Almería region. There are also a number of private general hospitals and specialised clinics in Almeria, for those with private health insurance. There are several private English-speaking dentists practising in the region, in Almería and Nijar in particluar.
Here is a useful list of healthcare services in Granada and on the Costa de Almería, as recommended by international families based in the local area. If you have a recommendation for this section please get in touch via email firstname.lastname@example.org.