Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a worldwide annual campaign involving thousands of organizations, to highlight the importance of the awareness, education and research. According to the World Health Organization, this is most common cancer among women worldwide, claiming the lives of hundreds of thousands of women each year and affecting countries at all levels of … Continue reading Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Meet Our Plastic Surgeon: Dr. Noemí González

Meet Our Plastic Surgeon at Turó Park Medical Center: Dr. Noemí González. After graduating her Medical School (MD) at the University of Barcelona and Université d´Amiens (France), Dr González approved her Doctoral Degree (PhD) at the Humboldt University of Berlin with a Cum Laude Qualification. Noemí is internationally Board Certified in Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive … Continue reading Meet Our Plastic Surgeon: Dr. Noemí González

Medical Secretary – We Are Hiring!

The Turó Park Medical Center is a Medical and Dental center located in Barcelona’s Zona Alta district and offers an international team of top doctors in Barcelona. TPMC is growing faster than ever and we are looking for a Medical Secretary who’s positive, proactive and professional to join our dedicated team.   General Position Description: … Continue reading Medical Secretary – We Are Hiring!

BCNOrtho – 10th Anniversary

The 10th anniversary of the BCNOrtho meeting happens this week in Barcelona.  Digital orthodontics is already here, and many advances in three-dimensional imaging, design, and printing make this technology very useful in every dentist’s office. This edition of BCNOrtho will be full of clinical techniques and advice based on the many years of experience of … Continue reading BCNOrtho – 10th Anniversary

What is Life Coach?

What is Life Coach? Life coaching is generally speaking a synergistic relationship between a professional and a client designed to remove limitations and barriers and tap into your full potential. Many people still associate the word “coach” with the image of someone who drives his athletes towards improvement and perfection. This same model for coaching … Continue reading What is Life Coach?

Healthcare in Spain

Spanish Healthcare consists of both private and public healthcare, with some hospitals (hospitales) and healthcare centres (centros de salud) offering both private (privado) and state healthcare services (asistencia sanitaria pública). You don’t need to have private health insurance to get medical treatment in Spain but it usually allows you to get faster treatment for non-emergency … Continue reading Healthcare in Spain

Useful Phone Numbers in Barcelona

If you recently moved or are just visiting Barcelona, make sure you’re always prepared with this list of important and emergency phone numbers in Barcelona. 112 All general emergencies 061 Medical emergencies Website: www.catsalut.net 080 Fire service The Fire brigrade or fire service is called “Bombers de Barcelona” Website: http://www.bcn.es/bombers 088 Police (Mossos d’Esquadra) The Mossos d’Esquadra are … Continue reading Useful Phone Numbers in Barcelona

Chickenpox: Get a Shot, Avoid the Dots!

It feels like a fever. Or maybe a cold. But when you look in the mirror and see spots, you know it’s not a game of connect-the-dots. It’s chickenpox. And chickenpox sure do itch! Here’s why: After the red spots appear on your body, they fill up with a clear liquid. These liquid-filled blisters are … Continue reading Chickenpox: Get a Shot, Avoid the Dots!

Turó Park Medical Center – Architecture Project

On January 19th 2017, Turó Park Medical Center opened it’s doors. Founded by Dr. Madeleine Smit, a Dutch native relocated in Barcelona, this private medical center has a specific focus on foreign patients (expats, tourists, business travelers). Turó Park Medical Center is an architecture project from IsabelLopezVilalta+Asociados, an very well known studio from Barcelona. Isabel … Continue reading Turó Park Medical Center – Architecture Project

Women’s Health: Your Health At Every Age.

As a woman, you need some special exams and screenings. Unique issues include pregnancy, menopause, and conditions of the female organs. Women can have a healthy pregnancy by getting early and regular prenatal care. They should also get recommended breast cancer, cervical cancer, and bone density screenings. Women and men also have many of the … Continue reading Women’s Health: Your Health At Every Age.