HEALTH STATS: Residents visit their doctors seven times a year on average in Almeria

HEALTH: There were nearly 800,000 emergencies and more than 300,000 home visits. Photo: Shutterstock

ALMERIA residents visit their medical centres on average seven times a year for consultations with GPs, paediatricians and nurses and typically go to emergencies once a year.

Figures published by the Andalucia regional government’s Health Department revealed there were more than five million consultations overall last year in the province’s 230 health centres distributed around the Almeria, Poniente and North health districts.

There were nearly 800,000 emergencies and more than 300,000 home visits.

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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