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Team

Coordinator team

 

Dr. Josep Porta Sales
WeCare Director

Training

PhD in Medicine – Universitat de Lleida

Specialist: internal medicine and palliative care – St Christopher’s Hospice, London

MSc in palliative care – Universitat de Barcelona

MSc in bioethics and applied ethics – Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

 

Current roles

Head of Service and of Research and Education – Palliative Care at the Catalan Institute of Oncology

Associate-Coordinator Professor of Palliative Medicine – Universitat Nacional de Catalunya

Board Member – Catalan-Balearic Society for Palliative Care

Member of the working group on Cancer Pain – Spanish Society for Pain

Member of the board of directors – European Association of Palliative Care

 

Areas of interest

Palliative sedation

Cancer pain

Organisation of palliative care resources in acute hospitals

Palliative care in haematology


 

Dr. Cristina Monforte
WeCare Co-Director

Training

PhD in Nursing – Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

Postgrad in Outpatient emergencies – Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

Msc in Nursing Sciences – Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

Postgrad in Intensive care -Universitat Ramon Llull

 

Current roles

Director of Nursing – Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

She has worked as head researcher and as a member of a number of funded projects and is a member of several research groups

 

Areas of interest

Decisions in patients with advanced diseases at the end of life

Patients’ needs and care in this field

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Albert Balaguer 
Coordinator

Training

Doctor of Medicine – Universitat de Barcelona

Specialist in paediatric care – Vall d’Hebron Mother and Child hospital

PhD  - Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

 

Current roles

Director of Research – Institute of Advanced Bioethics, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences – Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

Director of Paediatrics – Hospital General de Catalunya

 

Areas of interest

Neonatology

Synthesis of evidence

End of life care and its ethical implications

Access to his publications: http://publicationslist.org/albert-balaguer

WeCare team

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International collaborators

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Research lines

WeCare: End of life care. We share with you our research

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