Tag Archives: Palliative care in Spain

Joan Hunt OBE Obituary: Pioneer of palliative care in Spain and founder of Cudeca, the country’s first hospice

Marisa Martín Roselló, CEO and Medical Director, Cudeca, pays tribute to Joan Hunt OBE, a British woman whose compassion and determination inspired the local community in her ‘adopted’ country to establish Spain’s first hospice. Joan Hunt died at the age … Continue reading

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Because I matter: It is just as important to know how to care as it is to cure

HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA OBTENER LA VERSIÓN EN ESPAÑOL It’s been a triple celebration in Pamplona in northern Spain where the team have celebrated the 75thanniversary of Hospital San Juan de Dios, the 27th anniversary of their palliative care unit … Continue reading

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Death and dying training for Fire Services in Spain

Dr Juan Pablo Leiva, a palliative care consultant at the Hospital of Manacor in Mallorca-Balearic Islands, Spain, explains what inspired him to develop a training course for local firefighters as part of his coursework with the European Palliative Care Academy … Continue reading

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InfoPAL: Madrid’s palliative care services turning point

Dr María Teresa García-Baquero Merino, Head of Madrid Regional Palliative Care Office, Spain, and a UK-trained Palliative Medicine Consultant, introduces Madrid’s electronic palliative care records system. The post relates to a longer article in the January/February edition of the European … Continue reading

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