Eleven Births in One Day

The University Hospital of Torrevieja has broken its own record for baby births, with a total of eleven little-ones making an appearance in 24 hours. Of the eleven babies born, eight were boys and the other three were girls, obviously. All babies and mothers are reported to be doing well and receiving the best possible …

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Download the Free Torrevieja Hospital App

The Hospital Universitario de Torrevieja has launched a mobile app which allows patients to view their data, history and results on their mobile phones, as well as booking appointments. In addition, the app can be used to confirm you have arrived at the hospital for a pre-booked appointment, without having to queue to join the …

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Torrevieja Woman Saved in Suicide Dash

Officers from the Guardia Civil in Torrevieja managed to save the life of a suicidal woman at the weekend, reaching her in a mad dash with just moments to spare. The woman, a Spaniard aged 34 and living in Torrevieja, had phoned her relatives to say goodbye. They in turn called the Guardia Civil who …

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Suicidal Woman Saved in Last Minute Dash

Guardia Civil officers from Torrevieja managed to save the life of a suicidal woman at the weekend, reaching her with moments to spare. The woman, a Spaniard aged 34 and living in Torrevieja, had phoned her relatives to say goodbye. They in turn called the Guardia Civil who arrived at the home, forced entry, and …

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Pets Permitted to Visit Patients in Hospital

Ina pioneering scheme in Spain, patients having to stay in hospital for treatment will at least be able to gain some comfort by their pets being allowed to visit them at their bedside. The scheme has been devised through a collaboration between the College of Veterinarians of Alicante and Ribera Salud, and has been tested …

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Child Hospitalised by Man O War Sting

An 11-year-old boy was hospitalised on Sunday, after being treated for a sting from a Portuguese Man o War. The incident occurred on a beach in the La Marina area of Elche, when the boy was stung on his arm. The boy was treated at the scene by rescuers, then sent to hospital as a …

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