Manifesto for the implementation of the Right of European Patients to make an informed choice

Manifesto for the implementation of the Right of European Patients to make an informed choice

Rationale

1. The Directive 2011/24/EU on the application of patients’ rights in cross-border healthcare is an opportunity to enhance the rights of all European citizens with respect to healthcare services, since national citizens will also benefit from a number of provisions initially planned to protect the rights of cross-border patients.

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6th EUROPEAN PATIENT'S RIGHTS DAY (3)

120 Participants from 21 Countries; 45 national and European Patients’ Associations; 3 European Institutions: EU Commission, EP, EESC; 26 speakers; 2 sessions; 1 roundtable discussion; 3 workshops to share ideas and produce recommendations; 40 NGOs best practices collected in a report 10 examples of NGOs’ best practices presented during the plenary session. 13 Recommendations produced on active participation of ageing people. 3 Social Networks (ACN Facebook, Twitter, Scribd) described live all the conference. Read more

6th EUROPEAN PATIENT'S RIGHTS DAY

The number of ageing citizens is rapidly increasing (Europeans aged 65+ is expected to increase by 45% between 2008 and 2030, and even further to over 30% of the population by 2060) the issues of their access to health care services and the respect of their rights as patients are becoming central and extremely challenging. Read more

6th EUROPEAN PATIENT'S RIGHTS DAY (2)

Active ageing at the center of EU Policy", download the full report presented in Brussels during the 6th Patients' Rights Day

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