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Deadline approaching : EU Public consultation on patient safety and quality of care

28 Jan 2014

Your attention please to the upcoming deadline for filling in the questionnaire regarding the Public consultation on Patient Safety and Quality of Care, initiated by the European Commission DG Health & Consumers.

Deadline approaching : DG Health and Consumers: Public consultation on patient safety and quality of care

The consultation is open until February 28, 2014

The specific objective of this consultation is to seek opinion of civil society on:

• Whether patient safety measures included in the Recommendation 2009 are implemented and contribute to improving patient safety in the EU;

• Which areas of patient safety are not covered by the Recommendation and should be;

• What should be done at EU level on patient safety beyond the Recommendation;

• Whether quality of healthcare should be given more importance in the future EU activities.

For background information please consult the below document:

The Recommendations on Patient Safety, including the prevention and control of healthcare associated infections’ document can be found here :

Click here to fill in the questionnaire of the online consultation or follow this link:

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