2nd edition of Hestia Research Grants.

We at the Hestia Chair seek to promote research focused on improving the provision of social healthcare and mental health services and the care of complex chronic patients with significant social needs. To do so, we have organised the 2nd call for Hestia Research Grants. This call includes 4 grants, each of which is worth…

1st Expert Meeting on Integrated Health and Social Care

  The Hestia Chair organises the first Expert Meeting on Integrated Health and Social Care This is the first time that the UIC Barcelona chair, sponsored by the Hestia Foundation, has gathered this many professionals to discuss society’s biggest health concerns On Wednesday 7 November, representatives from five Autonomous Communities met at UIC Barcelona to…

2018 Hestia Awards – results

  The Auditorium on the Sant Cugat Health Campus played host to the ceremony of the 2018 Hestia Awards for Excellence in Social Healthcare and Mental Health Research, organised by the Hestia Chair in Integrated Health and Social Care. Altogether, the first edition recorded 68 submitted projects from various autonomous communities, such as Aragon, Andalusia,…

Grant Ceremony – Hestia Research Grants

Through these endowments, the Hestia Chair in Integrated Health and Social Care seeks to support research projects led by professionals, teams and institutions that care for vulnerable people with high health and social care needs. The event, held in the Auditorium on the Sant Cugat Health Campus, was presided by Dr Xavier Corbella, director of…

Participation of the Hestia Chair in the 17th International Conference on Integrated Care and 5th World Congress on Integrated Care

May 2017 – Dublin (Ireland) During the congress, Dr Xavier Corbella participated as director of the Hestia Chair in an international workshop entitled “How to design and implement integrated care: Lessons from early adopters in Europe”. Over 1,200 people from 54 countries attended the congress and close to 3,500  followed the congress online via the…

Creation of the Hestia Chair in Integrated Health and Social Care. Signing of the agreement between Fundación Hestia and the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

June 2016 Fundación Hestia, a non-profit organisation linked to the Hestia Alliance group, signed a collaboration agreement with the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya to promote teaching, research and knowledge transfer and changes in the organisational model and, by doing so, promote more comprehensive and supportive care for the ever growing number of people with prolonged…