1 July, 2020
Hospital Clínic de Barcelona is the only center in Spain that has begun to perform robotic cardiovascular surgeries with the Da Vinci robot. Doctors Daniel Pereda and Elena Sandoval, from the Clínic Cardiovascular Institute, have so far performed 14 interventions with this technique, all of them successful. Most of these interventions were mitral valve repair surgeries. However, this type of intervention offers numerous benefits in the treatment of multiple cardiac pathologies, as stated by Dr. Daniel Pereda, surgeon of the Clinic and barnaclínic+.
11 June, 2020
In the de-escalation phase of the COVID-19 pandemic in which we find ourselves, it is, and will be, fundamental to correctly diagnose the illness. Furthermore, it is going to be vitally important to identify those persons who have recovered from the illness and its possible post-recovery consequences. Therefore, in barnaclinc+ we have designed various diagnostic protocols for distinct patient profiles: diagnosis of COVID-19 before admittance, confirmation of contact, and evaluation and treatment of the effects post COVID-19.
29 May, 2020
All barnaclínic+ services have reopened between May 11 and 20, and will gradually resume their normal activities. To guarantee the safety of both our patients and professionals, hygiene and disinfection measures have been taken, spaces have been adapted and protocols and paths have been redefined.
If you have any questions about our opening hours and contacts, active services or security measures, you can refer to this selection of frequently asked questions.
29 November, 2019
A few days ago, Clarivate Analytics published the Highly Cited Researchers list that identifies the most influential scientists in the world. Four professionals from barnaclinic+ medical staff are present on this list, which brings together 1% of the most cited experts in their specialties. So, among the best scientists in the world , we have doctors such as Josep Dalmau , Ramon Estruch , Francesc Graus and Eduard Vieta.
27 November, 2019
Hospital Clínic de Barcelona is the second best Spanish hospital according to the 2019 Health Reputation Monitor (Monitor de Reputación Sanitaria, MRS). The first place was won by the Hospital Universitario La Paz, while Gregorio Maranon Hospital closes the Top3. The Clinic was also chosen as the best hospital in Spain in the following medical specialties: Gastroenterology, General and Gastrointestinal surgery, Hematology, Nephrology and Pulmonology.
25 November, 2019
Last October 31st, Dr. Berta Diaz-Feijoo and Dr. Aureli Torné, both professionals at Gynecology barnaclínic+, performed the first robot-assisted complex gynecological surgery of the Hospital Clínic Group of Barcelona. Dr. Diaz-Feijoo states in the video that “the race for robotic surgery has only just begun.”
26 September, 2019
From this September, barnaclínic+ Medical Oncology is providing its patients with the best liquid biopsy test currently available for advanced cancer, Guardant-360. Thanks to the agreement between the Medical Oncology and Pathology departments of the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona and the company Guardant Health, the Clínic will be the first centre in Europe to routinely use one of the most advanced liquid biopsy tests on the market.
20 September, 2019
On September 17th, we received an International Patient Care Department (IPCD) Delegation of Department of Health of the United Arab Emirates (DoH), led by its Acting Director Ms Hind Mubarak Al Zaabi framed within the collaboration agreement signed a year ago. During the visit, the IPCD delegation was able to visit our facilities, exchange impressions with some of our professionals and learn about our processes and logistics solutions.
28 June, 2019
The barnaclínic+ ophthalmology department offers a new service for those contact lens wearers who, owing to their condition (keratoconus, cornea transplant, severe dry eye syndrome), cannot wear conventional contact lenses. Scleral contact lenses or scleral lenses, now available at barnaclínic+, are the best option for these patients.
16 May, 2019
On 13 May, International Nurses Day was celebrated at the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona. During the festivities, in addition to recognition for several members of this group, the Fourth barnaclínic+ Prizes were awarded. One again this year, barnaclínic+ is committed to promoting the training and research activity of nursing professionals at the Hospital Clínic. These prizes, consisting of the Sabàtics Scholarships for training abroad and the Research Intensification Permits, are an initiative of the Department of Nursing at the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, with funding from barnaclínic+.