Hospitalized children teaching started in 1875, when the Coast Hospital for tuberculous children hired a teacher financed with hospital funds.
At present, those teachers belong to staff from the closest school to the hospital. There are more than 80 hospitals that count with regular faculty.
SOURCE: Polaino-Lorente, A., & Lizasoain, O. (1992). La pedagogía hospitalaria en Europa:
la historia reciente de un movimiento pedagógico innovador. Psicothema, 4(1), 49-67.