On 31st May 2012, a workshop was organised by the European Social Observatory (Observatoire Social Européen – OSE) with an aim to present the outcomes of a simulation exercise undertaken in 2011. This exercise, in which the UEMS was involved, explored the potential impact of the Directive on patients’ rights in cross-border care.
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Doctors will take industrial action for the first time in almost 40 years over major changes to the NHS pension scheme, the BMA confirmed today (Wednesday 30 May, 2012).
The "Evaluating care across borders" project is a EU-funded research project looking into various issues relating to cross-border care in Europe, identified as follows
Further to the decision by the UEMS Council, the UEMS Executive has written to the European Committee on Standardisation (CEN) to indicate its strong opposition to the definition of medical standards in Aesthetic Surgery by the CEN
On 10 May 2012, the European Commission convened a meeting of the European Health Policy Forum in Brussels. This forum is a multi stakeholder platform aiming at providing relevant input on European health-related policies implemented or monitored by the Commission’s Directorate General on Health and Consumers (DG SANCO).
On 10th May 2012 , the report on 'Interventions for Alcohol Dependence in Europe: A missed opportunity for public health' was presented in the European Parliament in order to raise awareness on the need to tackle the issue of Alcohol abuse in Europe. This report presented for the results of extensive research comparing alcohol consumption patterns, alcohol dependence and the burden of associated disease across the European Union.