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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


PhD candidate Andrea Rodríguez Prat presents her thesis By | 13 July 2017

A PhD student from our research group, Andrea Rodríguez Prat, presented her thesis Two viewpoints of the wish to hasten death, dignity and autonomy in patients at the end of life. From empirical research to philosophical reflection.  This thesis was … Read More


Seminar: Existential issues and meaning in life in palliative care By | 29 June 2017

Dr Martin Fegg, WeCare collaborator, undertook a two day stay at the Sant Cugat Campus of the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya. During this time, he took part in research meetings with the team offering advice about existential issues and possible … Read More


Course: haematology for palliative care professionals By | 16 June 2017

16th June 2017 Haematology for palliative care professionals: Multiple Myeloma

Organised by the Institut Català d’Oncologia and the WeCare Chair.

Programme (in Spanish)

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15th EAPC World Congress in Madrid By | 18 May 2017

The WeCare team at the EAPC congress in Madrid.

Conference communications presented by WeCare Chair

Porta-Sales J, Moreno-Alonso D, Monforte-Royo C, Aliste-Sánchez L, Trelis-Navarro J, Sureda-Balarí A, Fernández de Sevilla-Ribosa A. Determinants of 6-month mortality in patients with haematological malignancies. … Read More


VII National Day for Nursing Palliative Care By | 18 April 2017

Cristina Monforte was the inaugural speaker for the VII National Day for Nursing Palliative Care

Title: “Promoting a culture of care. Caring for yourself to care for others”.


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Mariona graduates from the European Palliative Care Academy’s leadership course By | 18 April 2017

The European Academy of Palliative Care’s Leadership Course offers specific training to improve leadership skills in the field of palliative care as well as connecting professionals from different European countries. The training is coordinated by four relevant clinical and academic … Read More


Training day “Caring well, caring forever” at the University of Lleida By | 6 April 2017

The Universitat de Lleida organises an anual training day aimed at nurses and physiotherapists. This year around 300 people attended. Mariona Guerrero, member of the WeCare Chair was invited to lead a session about communication with patients and its therapeutic … Read More


EAPC board meeting at UIC Barcelona By | 16 March 2017

On the 15th and 16th March, UIC Barcelona hosted the EAPC board’s biannual meeting.

Dr Josep Porta, director of the WeCare Chair, has been a member of the EAPC board since 2015.

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