We are the combination of four hospitals: the General Hospital, the Children’s Hospital, the Women’s Hospital and the Traumatology, Rehabilitation and Burns Hospital. We are part of the Vall d’Hebron Barcelona Hospital Campus: a world-leading health park where healthcare plays a crucial role.
Below we will list the departments and units that form part of Vall d’Hebron Hospital and the main diseases that we treat. We will also make recommendations based on advice backed up by scientific evidence that has been shown to be effective in guaranteeing well-being and quality of life.
We will guide you from your first visit to the centre, allowing you to find all the departments and make the most of our facilities. Whatever the reason for your visit, we will explain how to get about the hospital.
Dr. Miquel Vila, head of the Neurodegenerative Diseases research group at VHIR, was the co-chair of the local organising committee. And Dr. Ariadna Laguna, principal investigator of the same group, was a scientific ambassador.
From 3 to 7 July, Barcelona hosted the 6th World Parkinson's Congress. This is the first time this congress has been held in Spain and was visited by more than 5,000 people from all over the world. The attendees were people with some kind of relationship with the disease: scientists, neurologists, nurses, specialists in movement disorders, physiotherapists and occupational therapists, phoniatricians, speech therapists and social workers, along with people with Parkinson's, their families and caregivers.
During the event, conferences and talks were given on advances in research and clinical practice, such as updates on the status of cures and new models of health care for Parkinson's patients. On the part of Vall d'Hebron, apart from presenting more than a dozen posters, the most outstanding interventions were given by researchers from the Neurodegenerative Diseases research group:
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