“On the other side of the piyama” is coming back!

2019-08-02T18:58:32+00:0031 March, 2016|

Hola a tod@s, mis queridos amigos.On May 2015 took place in Madrid the 1st Conference on values: Humanizing Health Care, in which this project had the chance to collaborate.  "On the other side of the piyama" is a beautiful and passionate event with realized by last year students of the School of Nursing of Complutense University. During the meeting, they [...]

Through the valley of shadows

2019-08-02T18:58:32+00:0030 March, 2016|

Hola a todos, mis queridos amigos.It´s really a pleasure for me introduce a book that for sure we will give much to talk about: Through the Valley of Shadows Living Wills, Intensive Care, and Making Medicine Human      Dr. Samuel Brown is the autor. He is Assistant Professor, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Medical Ethics and Humanities at [...]

Worldwide survey on the ABCDEF bundle update

2019-08-02T18:58:32+00:0029 March, 2016|

Hola a tod@s, my dear friends. A few weeks ago we wanted to ask your help in a worldwide survey about the ABCDEF bundle. The ABCDEF bundle has been proposed to reduce these conditions and improve patient outcomes.  The aim of the present survey is to explore worldwide the knowledge about the ABCDEF bundle (the F letter indicating the Family involvement being [...]

Well-known kisses, by Txema Navarro

2019-08-02T18:58:32+00:0024 March, 2016|

You open your eyes. Today your body doesn´t respond you as always. You arms weigh and your throat hurts. It´s difficult to keep your eyelids up. Noises are not as daily, or odors. Even your bed is strange. Nothing seems to mornings you are accustomed. Even those of hangover. You try again, and nothing. It seems that each arm weighs [...]

About a heart attack. By Félix Martín

2019-08-02T18:58:33+00:0023 March, 2016|

Yes. An attack in the heart of everyone, which unites us in an identity in VALUES, which represents us as citizens of an essential UNION. An attack in our heart in Brussels. Contemplate with me this picture of an airport terminal. The dusty air where cries of pain and terror spread. On the floor debris, baggage, crystals. Source: El país [...]

Waiting room or living room? By Mónica Ferrero

2019-08-02T18:58:33+00:0022 March, 2016|

We do not realize, but space influences our perception of situations and our responses. In a nice space we feel better, we feel "good" and face better what happens to us. Honestly, I had not realized until now how little we care waiting rooms, perhaps because we consider them a secondary space, but that is a big mistake. To run [...]

Personal growth, by Cristina Herrera

2019-08-02T18:58:33+00:0019 March, 2016|

A few days ago I attended a workshop of Personal growth for chronically ill patients by the psychologist Rocío Rivero López at Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío in Seville.  The workshop was very dynamic and proactive, so the attendees should have the five senses open. This fact particularly liked me because I am used to receive information from a unidirectional [...]

2º National Hospital Optimista Awards, don´t miss it!

2019-08-02T18:58:33+00:0018 March, 2016|

Hola a tod@s, mis queridos amigos.Next April 28th, the 2º National Hospital Optimista Awards will be held in the great amphitheatre of the College of Physicians of Madrid. As you know, this is an initiative aimed to humanise healthcare. A project that is already a very powerful reality despite its short existence. The project is an initiative of the company [...]

I was there, by Félix Martín

2019-08-02T18:58:36+00:0016 March, 2016|

Paloma and Maria Jose, Maria Jose and Paloma. I have met Paloma today. Maria Jose, 20 years ago. Paloma was admitted in to the ICU four years ago, as Maria Jose. Paloma, because of an acute coronary syndrome. Maria Jose for serious complications in twin births.Paloma, volunteer of Mensajeros de Salud, says, step by step, what Cristina Cifuentes described a [...]