“We believe that the regulation of doctors’ practice is essential for the safety of patients more than anything else. As health professions we are very supportive of the regulatory measures the new Professional Qualifications Directive introduced to improve patient safety, mainly the alert mechanism and controls on language knowledge. We therefore regret that the Commission’s […]
“The fight against antimicrobial resistance is central to our joint agreement as AMR necessitates a joint response both in human and animal health. The problem cannot be underestimated anymore as it is growing rapidly, and immediate action is needed on a very large scale if we want to reverse current trends. Doctors and Veterinarians need […]
Doctors and Dentists in Europe face common challenges On 15 September 2016, CED President Dr Marco Landi and CPME President Dr Jacques de Haller met to discuss recent trends in dental and medical professions. Dr Landi and Dr de Haller consider professional autonomy as a cornerstone to safeguard quality of care and patient safety. The […]
“Obesity is surely one of the greatest public health challenges for European societies in the 21st century. European Obesity Day is a timely reminder of the urgency of action and its complexity. European doctors are committed to working towards better prevention, information and treatment.” CPME President, Dr Jacques de Haller Please, click here to access […]
07 April 2016. On the occasion of World Health Day, JA-CHRODIS launches policy brief that helps identify the key enablers and barriers to the development, implementation and sustainability of national diabetes plans (NDPs) in Europe. Please, click here to access the press release.
On 18 December 2015, the AEMH (European Association of Senior Hospital Doctors), CEOM (European Council of Medical Orders), CPME (Standing Committee of European Doctors), EANA (European Working Group of Practitioners and Specialists in Free Practice), EJD (European Junior Doctors), EMSA (European Medical Students Association), FEMS (European Federation of Salaried Doctors), UEMO (European Union of General […]
On 16 November 2015, Dr Katrín Fjeldsted, CPME President and Dr Rafael Laguens, FVE President, signed the CPME-FVE Memorandum of Understanding, which aims to strengthen both organisations’ co-operation framework. Click here to access the press release. The video of the signature is available here.
Attempts by the Albanian Government to undermine the independence and self-governance of physicians in the country have been strongly criticised by the World Medical Association, the CPME (Standing Committee of European Doctors), and the German Medical Association. In a letter to Albania’s Minister of Health, WMA leaders have expressed their concern about the Ministry of […]
On 13th of November 2015, the Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME) and the Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) issued a joint press release to announce the upcoming signing of the CPME-FVE Memorandum of Understanding, which aims to strengthen both organisations’ co-operation framework. Please, click here to access the press release.
On the 30th of September 2015, the Health Literacy Coalition, composed by the Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME), the European Patients’ Forum (EPF), Maastricht University (UM), the Pharmaceutical Group of the European Union (PGEU) and Merck-Sharp & Dohme (MSD), issued a press release as a follow up of the lunch debate on Health Literacy in […]