The Consulate newletters provide information from the Pension, Benefit and Healthcare Team and also include contributions from the British Consulate's other partners, Age Concern and the Royal British Legion. These newsletters have a wide range of topics and therefore cannot cover everything comprehensively. You can find further information at the consulate website http://ukinspain.fco.gov.uk/
You can read/download the newsletters in PDF format, just click the date you want to see. From 2012 the newsletters are published on a quarterly basis.
Including Meals on Wheels in Spain, returning to the UK, The Samaritans in Spain.
The facts about using the EHIC card in the UK and Spain
November 2011 Know the facts about which benefits are non exportable
September 2011 Interesting info about acceptance of the EHIC
July 2011 Topics include review of incapacity benefit, IMSERSO (instituto de mayores y servicio sociales) Age Concern "ACASA" and the Royal British Legion in Spain.
June 2011 The Pension, Benefit & Healthcare Team contact number is 902 109 356 and not as stated in this newsletter.
February 2011 Important pension life certificate news, Residencia ID cards and changes to to Age Concern Espana.
December 2010 Includes guidance on passport photos and information on claiming your UK & Spanish pensions when you have worked in both countries.
November 2010 The rules about receiving winter fuel allowance, registering to vote in Spain and news about Age Concern Espana.
October 2010 In this issue: What is a "Vida Laboral"? Thoughts about moving back to the UK. Infomation on the Renta Activa Insersión benefit.
September 2010 This edition has articles on life certificates, accessing healthcare as a ‘dependant’, means-tested unemployment benfit in Spain and also information on Age Concern España and the British Legion in Spain.
August 2010 A working in Spain special edition
July 2010 Has info on the new S1 form that replaces the E121
April 2010 In this month's newsletter you will find important information on changes to the rules on re-applying for Disability Living Allowance, Attendance Allowance and Carer's Allowance, as well as information from Age Concern and the RBL on the different events they are holding in the coming months.
February 2010 Outlines changes to the EHIC card for UK pensioners registered in Spain.