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The Ombudsman urges the Ministry of Social Security to correct delays in appointments and lack of face-to-face service at offices


The Ombudsman has insisted that the Ministry of Inclusion, Social Security and Migration resolve the delays in granting appointments at the various Social Security offices and the lack of face-to-face appointments. The institution makes this recommendation with the aim that, from this Ministry, “the deficiencies appreciated in the citizen services should be overcome, a situation […]

The Spanish Ombudsman will open an ex officio action requesting urgent measures to address the shortcomings in primary care in the public health service


The Spanish Ombudsman will open an ex officio action in all autonomous communities, requesting urgent measures to address existing shortcomings in Primary Care, which hinder citizens’ access to this essential health service. The institution is concerned about the situation in primary care due to the lack of doctors in health centres and outpatient clinics and […]

The Spanish Ombudsman, Ángel Gabilondo: “Weakening or disregarding the institutions is a direct affront to the citizenry”


The Spanish Ombudsman, Ángel Gabilondo, and the President of the Congress of Deputies, Meritxell Batet, commemorated this Tuesday the 40th anniversary of the institution of the Ombudsman in a ceremony held in the Congress of Deputies. The Ombudsman pointed out during his speech that “competent and fair institutions are the best guarantee of democratic coexistence, […]

Ángel Gabilondo, Ombudsman, attends the annual awards ceremony of the observatory against domestic and gender violence


The Ombudsman, Ángel Gabilondo, attended this Tuesday, at the headquarters of the General Council of the Judiciary (CGPJ), the presentation of the 17th Award of the Observatory Against Domestic and Gender Violence 2022. In this edition, the work carried out by the Association of Women Judges of Spain (AMJE), by the Provincial Commissions for Coordination […]

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