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Fundació Privada de Gestió Sanitària de l’Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau

Lead Procurer

The Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau (Sant Pau) is the dean of Hospital institutions in Spain, providing healthcare public services to people in Barcelona and Catalonia for more than six centuries. The Hospital is a reference in Catalonia in the fields of assistance, education and research. Although its activity is mainly centered in Barcelona it extends through Catalonia and it is a reference center for tertiary and specialized care in highly complex national and international levels. Its healthcare function includes many activities, some of them considered as a reference in its field. Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau is a University Hospital with a teaching Unit of the Faculty of Medicine at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB – Autonomous University of Barcelona), a Nursing University School. The institution also participates in the specialized health training program and organizes apprenticeships and other training activities. The Hospital is one of the most important Spanish research centers in Healthcare, including the Biomedical Research Institute (IIB).

Website: www.santpau.cat

Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

The Cardiology Department of the Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a single site specialist hospital serving the population of 2.8 million people resident in Cheshire, Merseyside, North Wales & the Isle of Man in the North West region of the United Kingdom. It provides the full range of heart and chest services with the exception of organ transplantation.

The improvement in patient health outcomes in Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust demonstrates that a commitment to clinical research and innovation leads to better treatments for patients. Research and innovation are essential components of the Trust’s activities. In the last three years, a total of 159 peer-reviewed publications have resulted from general research activity. Our engagement with clinical research also demonstrates Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust’s commitment to testing and offering the latest medical treatments and techniques.

Website: http://www.lhch.nhs.uk/

Fundació Assistencial Mutua Terrassa

Mutua de Terrassa Hospital is part of a non-profit organization including all care and health service provision. Integrated in the Catalan Health Service, it has extensive experience in integrated care and patient activation.

The reference population is around 260,000 inhabitants, being referral up to for one million inhabitants in some activities like Neurosurgery, Thoracic Surgery, Hematology or Cardiac Hemodynamic Unit. The Hospital has a total of 384 beds, whose 14 expandable up to 20 are ICU beds and 21 Intermediate Care beds. The surgery area has 17 operating rooms.

FAMT is a high-tech hospital endowed with all specialties and means for diagnosis. It has a permanent Emergency Service and complete External Consultations.

Website: https://www.mutuaterrassa.com/

Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

The Bellvitge University Hospital (HUB), opened in 1972, is located in the city of Hospitalet de Llobregat (Barcelona). The hospital belongs to the Catalan Health Institute (ICS), a public company, with legal personality and self-management capacities that provides comprehensive services to primary care as well as to hospitals throughout Catalonia.

Over the past few years, the hospital has focused on promoting innovation projects among its professionals, having created an innovation commission that looks after the stimulation and recognition of the most innovative ideas and with possibilities of success.

Website: http://www.bellvitgehospital.cat/

Countess of Chester NHS Foundation Trust

The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust consists of a 600 bedded large district General Hospital, which provides its services on the Countess of Chester Health Park, and a 64 bedded Intermediate Care Service at Ellesmere Port Hospital. The Trust has almost 4,000 staff and provides a range of medical services to more than 445,000 patients per year from areas covering Western Cheshire, Ellesmere Port, Neston and North Wales.

Website: http://www.coch.nhs.uk/