The WeCare Chair wins a competitive European project to integrate palliative care into the care of heart failure patients

The WeCare Chair is leading one of the work packages of the competitive project “RAPHAEL: Integrating a palliative care approach for patients with heart failure”, which has obtained competitive funding from the HORIZON Europe Funds. The RAPHAEL project is part of the Horizon Europe program’s Pillar 2 Health cluster call, and has obtained total funding…

The WeCare Chair announces its 10th Workshop – “Professionals facing palliative needs and suffering”.

We are excited to announce that next March 1st, the WeCare Chair will have the honor of holding the tenth International Workshop entitled “Professionals facing palliative needs and suffering”. We will count with the participation of numerous experts in the field of Palliative Care, who will enrich this event with their knowledge and experiences. You…

Blanca Goñi successfully defends her doctoral thesis and obtains the distinction of ‘Excellent Cum Laude’

Last Thursday, November 23, Blanca Goñi Fusté, researcher of the WeCare team, successfully defended her doctoral thesis entitled “Exploratory and consensus study of the assessment of patients’ needs in the first encounter in palliative care”, obtaining the distinction of “Excellent Cum Laude”. The direction was in charge of Dr. Cristina Monforte Royo, Dr. Iris Crespo…

Seminar with Dr. Sandra Martins at WeCare Chair: Exploring Ethical-Clinical Challenges in Palliative Care Research

Last Wednesday, November 22nd, Dr. Sandra Martins, professor at the Portuguese Catholic University of Porto and researcher in the field of Palliative Care, shared a seminar at the WeCare Chair. The seminar, aimed at discussing aspects related to the ethics of research in Palliative Care, brought together members of the WeCare Chair, other UIC researchers…

More than 300 healthcare professionals attended the XVI Annual Conference of ALTIMA co-organized with the WeCare Chair

Last Friday, November 10, the XVI Áltima Conference for professionals was held with great success at the ONCE auditorium in Barcelona. This event, dedicated to Palliative Care, was organized by Áltima in collaboration with the WeCare Chair, providing an enriching space where participants could delve into the ethical principles that guide their professional practice. The…