Based in Southwestern Europe, Spain is the most visited European country by UK tourists. As the capital city of the region of Catalonia, Barcelona is a land of Mediterranean tradition with a rich historical heritage.
Barcelona is served by 1 major airport and is easily accessible from the UK in just 2 and a half hours, with dozens of flights available every day.
Ranking n. 3 on the World Healthcare Efficiency Index in 2018
Ranking n.4 on the World Medical Tourism Index in 2021
3rd country in the EU with the lowest death rate for treatable diseases in 2019
The leading European country for the number of fertility treatments performed
Spain is known to have one of the best healthcare systems in the world of which Barcelona is the capital, home to leading research centres, innovative infrastructure and equipment, cutting-edge technology, highly qualified professionals and strict control procedures which facilitate very low rates of malpractice and postoperative complications or infections. Many world-leading specialists in fetal medicine, complex paediatric surgery, oncology, ophthalmology, urology, neuroscience, traumatology and organ and tissue transplantation are based in Barcelona and are highly experienced in treating international patients.
According to the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), 40% of all assisted reproduction treatments in Europe are performed in Spain, making it a country of reference successful rates of IVF and fertility treatments.
Easily accessible from the UK in approximately 2.5 hours
One of the best healthcare systems in the world
Familiar with delivering world-class healthcare treatment to UK patients
Highly developed multi-disciplinary private healthcare infrastructure
The graph below compares the costs of popular medical treatments between the UK and Spain, taking into account the average prices (in £) offered by private healthcare providers in each country.
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