Enric Benito, a world reference in palliative care, assures that when a person loses the fear of dying, he or she learns to live better and is happier.

On Thursday, May 30, the Aula Magna of the Barcelona Campus hosted the presentation of the latest book by the Mallorcan oncologist Enric Benito, invited by the University’s WeCare Chair. As Dr. Joaquim Julià, co-director of the Chair, emphasized in his words of welcome: “It is an honor to have a world reference in palliative…

EAPC Barcelona 2024: WeCare’s ERDAM course improves professionals’ confidence, knowledge and skills in the face of the desire to advance death.

The 13th World Congress on Palliative Care Research of the European Palliative Care Society (EAPC) took place in Barcelona from May 16-18. The congress brought together more than 1,000 participants from 63 countries to discuss the future of palliative care research. Topics such as the application of artificial intelligence in Palliative Care, strategies for incorporating…

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…