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Research findings published today by A Place in the Sun, in partnership with the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) show that British people buying a holiday home or making a permanent move to Spain are unnecessarily pessimistic when it comes to healthcare rights post Brexit.

Since the UK Government secured an agreement with the EU last year, reciprocal healthcare rights continue as before in Spain, and the rest of the EU. This reassuring news should be welcomed by the thousands of Brits who enjoy visiting their second home in Spain, as well as pensioners who are making that life changing decision to move out to Spain.

However, this research shows that some 46% of the people surveyed were unaware their European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) continues to be valid enabling them free access to necessary healthcare when on holiday or visiting their home in Spain.

UK residents,...

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