The EGTC - Hospital de Cerdanya
Hospital de Cerdanya serves a territory that straddles two countries, set in a high-mountain area with a population of 32,000 residents and a great many tourists.
The centre, which opened on 19 September 2014, was created under a legal instrument called a European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation, applying, for the first time, the joint management of a health facility by two public health systems from neighbouring countries.
The Cerdanya Health European Project is aimed at integrating health services from both sides of the border, harnessing the best from each system and working with the existing health networks to roll out a complete and adapted service.
The construction of Hospital de Cerdanya was jointly funded with money from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) through the Operational Programme for Territorial Cooperation Spain-France-Andorra (POCTEFA) 2007-2013.
Background to the Project
Hospital de Cerdanya began to take shape in the late 1990s, given the need to improve the hospital infrastructure of southern Cerdanya and to provide the people of northern Cerdanya and the Capcir...