CST Pediatric Pulmonology Receives Quality Award

CST Pediatric Pulmonology Receives Quality Award

The Pediatric Pulmonology Unit of the Consorci Sanitari de Terrassa (CST) has obtained certification as a core unit granted by the Evaluation Committee of the Accreditation Committee for Pediatric Pulmonology Care Units of the Spanish Society of Pulmonology and Thoracic Surgery (SEPAR).

This accreditation certifies the quality of service provided in the care of pediatric patients with respiratory diseases, in accordance with a set of established standards that support the structure, resources, care activity, teaching and research activity. They confirmed from the Science and Technology Committee that achieving accreditation was made possible “thanks to the multidisciplinary collaboration between all specialists in the unit and the Quality and Patient Safety Management Committee of the Science and Technology Committee.” In addition, they confirmed that this recognition by SEPAR “reinforces CST’s commitment to excellence in pediatric health care, and highlights its ongoing dedication to research and education in pediatric pulmonology.”

Pediatric unit with 14 years of experience

Coordinated by Dr. Marta Momany, the Pediatric Pulmonology Unit is part of the Pediatric Service led by Dr. Abel Martinez. Since its creation in 2010, the unit has offered “a wide range of care activities aimed at improving the quality of life of children and young people up to 18 years of age with various respiratory diseases, such as bronchial asthma, recurrent wheezing, recurrent pneumonia, chronic cough, bronchiectasis, obstructive bronchiolitis and congenital pulmonary malformations,” notes the consortium.

“This unit provides comprehensive medical care, encouraging collaboration and communication with other specialists from various clinical specialties, including adult pulmonology, allergy, rehabilitation, otolaryngology, other pediatric specialties and primary care. Through diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, pediatric pulmonary function studies are also performed, and prevention and health education are promoted to ensure the best respiratory health for pediatric patients.”

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