Gibraltar Hospital

Gibraltar's Medical Services

1.8.1 Medical Health Scheme

The scheme is funded by grants and compulsory weekly contributions through social insurance. Under this scheme, in cases of illness that cannot be treated locally, patients are sent for specialist treatment in the UK or Spain.

1.8.2 Private Sector

There are a number of doctors and medical centres that provide medical diagnosis and treatment. Private medical insurance is available through schemes, such as the Hospital Savings Association (HSA) and the British United Provident Association (BUPA).