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WeCare Festival By | 17 May 2018

WeCare promotes knowledge about important issues at the end of life through research, training and other social actions. The end of life is often identified with suffering. With this festival, we want to reflect that life can be meaningful, in … Read More


Andrea Rodriguez participates in the qualitative methodlogy course at the UNAV By | 13 April 2018

Dr. Andrea Rodríguez participate in a course about qualitative methodology by the Atlantes group at the Universidad de Navarra in March 2018. She wrote an article about her experience for Altantes research group’s blog: link

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Finalists – WeCare Festival By | 11 April 2018

We are delighted to announce the finalists for WeCare Festival: Living to the end. The level of participation has been very high, in terms of the number of proposals and quality of the work; we thank all of the participants … Read More


Collaboration with Dr Keith Wilson By | 5 March 2018

Researchers from WeCare Chair have published an article entitled Assessment of the wish to hasten death in patients with advanced cancer: a comparison of two different approaches in the journal Psycho-oncology. This article is the result of a collaboration with Dr. Keith … Read More


WeCare collaborator Silvia Fernández in Tedx Talks By | 13 December 2017

Silvia Fernández, Social educator and counsellor specialising in art therapy and WeCare collaborator participated in TEDxYouth@PaseodelPrado.

Her talk about hidden stories in palliative care was entitled: “Death through art” and was presented in Madrid on the 25th March 2017.

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5th International WeCare Workshop By | 5 December 2017

For the 5th year in a row, WeCare Chair: End of Life Care has organised an international workshop. This year, the workshop took place under the title “Sufrimiento: hablar de aquello de lo que cuesta hablar”. The programme was … Read More


European research meeting in Barcelona By | 5 December 2017

On the 26th November, WeCare hosted a research meeting with the European Consortium working on research into the wish to hasten death at the Barcelona Campus of the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya.

During the meeting, the researchers defined plans for … Read More


PhD and Postdoctoral research opportunities By | 21 September 2017

PhD and Postdoctoral research opportunities with WeCare: End of Life Care

We are looking for PhD and postdoctoral candidates to join our research group. If you are interested in applying or you would like more information about WeCare, please write … Read More


Mariona Guerrero, PhD student from our research group, presents her thesis By | 28 July 2017

A PhD student from our research group, Mariona Guerrero, presented her thesis Meaning in life and the wish to hasten death in patients with advanced illness.

This thesis was supervised by Dr Cristina Monforte Royo and Dr Albert Balaguer. The thesis … Read More


WeCare PhD candidate Carmen Quiñoa presents her thesis By | 21 July 2017

A PhD student from our research group, Carmen Quiñoa, presented her thesis Experiences of primary carers of patients with multiple myeloma about the needs that arise during the process of illness: a qualitative study.

This thesis was supervised by Dr. … Read More


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