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Versatility and flexibility are key to cancer care in Gibraltar

Gibraltar, a British overseas territory, has a healthcare model based on the NHS but there are differences in nursing care on such a small land area

Gibraltar, a British overseas territory, has a healthcare model based on the NHS but there are differences in nursing care on such a small land area

As a nurse working in Gibraltar, I am often struck by just how many differences exist in nursing care developments there compared with mainland UK.

Gibraltar, a British overseas territory, enjoys a unique position at the south-western tip of Europe. Healthcare services are provided by the Gibraltar Health Authority to the approximately 34,000 residents and about a further 10,000 cross-frontier workers. The healthcare model is closely based on the NHS.

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