The Patients’ University is a specific university for patients, families, carers, volunteers and the general public who are interested in heath and healthcare.
The Patients’ University aims to guarantee equality of opportunity in education and access to quality healthcare for patients and users of healthcare services.
The general aim of the Patients’ University is to promote the modernisation and improve the quality of health care through information, training and research activities.
Why create a Patients’ University?
Made up of representatives of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and the Josep Laporte Library Foundation. Its tasks are to approve the annual strategic plan for the Patients’ University and determine the assessment and accreditation criteria for the proposed activities.
Made up of representatives of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and the Josep Laporte Library Foundation, the collaborating institutions and founding members, as well as personalities in the area of health education who are able to bring their knowledge and experience.
Their tasks are to advise the university academic council, evaluate the impact of the activities carried out, identify new needs to be covered by the project and contribute to its national and international expansion through collaborations and strategic alliances.