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Hospital Clinic Barcelona university hospital founded in 1906 that belongs to the Catalan Public Hospital Network (XHUP). This university has almost all medical and surgical specialties and activity in the areas of Patient Care, Research and Education, either directly or through related companies. The hospital univerity serves as a community hospital, and is the main public provider within its district in Barcelona.It has a population of 540,000 inhabitants. It also serves as a high-complexity tertiary hospital and developing lines of actions for patients, not only in Catalonia but also in Spain and worldwide. The hospital offers services at several locations, with Maternity as one of its sites. The hospital (University) has a long-standing tradition of research, and is recognised as an institution of reference, both domestically and internationally. A significant part of the hospitals research activity is coordinated by the Institut d’Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer. The research projects are Managed and administrated by the Clinic Foundation for Biomedical Research ( FCRB ). Hospital Clínic is authoritative for teaching activities for both the undergraduate and post-graduate level students including training medical residents and the on-going training of existing staff. The hospital is linked to the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Barcelona. Through its professionals it also offers high-quality external training to the medical students, facilitated and organized under the brand Aula Clínic.