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SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital

Passeig Sant Joan de Déu, 2, 08950 Esplugues de Llobregat

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Balma Soraya Hernández Moscoso

Social worker

Expert in

Social work for pediatric palliative care, mourning, bioethics.


Spanish, Catalan, French and English

I am currently a social worker in the palliative care service at SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital, where I give support to patients with cancer and pregnant women with an antenatal diagnosis with a bad prognosis. I am a member of Sociedad Española de Cuidados Paliativos Pediátricos and of the Board of Deontology of Col·legi de Treball Social de Catalunya. I am training in research methodology and new applied technologies.


  • Doctoral student in Sociology. University of Barcelona.
  • University extension course on Human Differences and Cultural Diversity. Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, 2021.
  • Master’s Degree in Hospital Social Work. Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, 2017.
  • Master’s Degree in Citizenship and Human Rights: specialisation in Applied Bioethics and Ethics. University of Barcelona, 2013.
  • Diploma in Social Work. University of Barcelona, 2011.

International experience

  • Hospital social worker. Internship. Necker–Enfants Malades Hospital, Paris (France), 2019.

Research work

  • Currently a researcher with the Pediatric Chronic Diseases and Palliative Care group, SJD Research Institute (IRSJD).


  • Lecturer. Master’s Degree in End of Life Psychosocial and Spiritual Care. University of Vic-ICO, since 2016.
  • Course in Bioethics and Ethics Applied to Social Work. Targeted, since 2022.

How to request a treatment in SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital

Our hospital is dedicated to comprehensive care for women, children and adolescents.