The following is an announcement from the British Consul.
British residents in the Canary Islands urged to register for healthcare and social services for future peace of mind
British Consulate and Spain Healthcare Team to host
four free information events this month
Some 45,000 British nationals are believed to live in the Canary Islands but only 32,000* are registered with their local authorities. That means one in three Brits risk missing out on basic social services when in future they need it most.
So the British Consulates in Las Palmas and Tenerife, and the Healthcare Team in Spain that represents the UK’s Department of Health, are joining forces with local town halls to tell residents about the importance and benefits of registering for healthcare and other public services.
Discover why you should register on the ‘padrón’
Between 24th and 26th February the joint team will host four free information events in Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Tenerife and Gran Canaria, where British residents can find out why it read more »