Four illegal immigrants transferred to hospital

Four of the fifty-seven sub-Saharans intercepted near the isla de Alborán yesterday were transferred to hospital upon arrival in Motril. Two pregnant women were taken to hospital for routine medical cecks and two men required treatment for injuries to their legs.

Festive menus at Ronda hospital

Ronda hospital is offering special menus, tailored to the needs of each patient, for those entering hospital over the festive period, these being served on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day and Three Kings.

Adolfo Suarez in hospital

The former Prime Minister of Spain, Adolfo Suarez, spent Friday night in hospital in Madrid where he is undergoing routine medical tests. Suarez, the first democratically elected Prime Minister of Spain, is 79 years old and has been suffering from Alzheimer’s for the past seven years.

Matador Juan José Padilla leaves hospital

The matador Juan José Padilla has left the Hospital Miguel Servet in Zaragoza and will seek further treatment at the prestigious Fernández-Vega Eye Clinic in Oviedo.

Hot to trot

Two people were taken to Edinburgh Infirmary after taking part in the ‘world’s hottest chilli’ competition at the Kismot Indian restaurant. Many other contestants became ill during the event. World’s Hottest Chilli Competition

Six overcome by smoke in Algeciras hotel

Six people were taken to hospital in the early hours of Thursday morning after being affected by smoke caused by a faulty air conditioning unit in a hotel in Algeciras, Cádiz province.

Ronda hospital getting back to normal

A new anesthesiologist joined the staff at Ronda Hospital yesterday and this means that the hospital will get back to normal after a week in which 50 operations were suspended due to lack of anesthesia. The Málaga Medical Association, however, believes that one more staff member is still required.