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2015 Conference on cross-border healthcare: Is it working for patients across the EU?

Time 02/07/2015 10:00 - 16:30
Location Thon EU hotel, Brussels
Organizer European Patients' Forum

Véronique Tarasovici at

+32 2 280 2334

After a serie of national and regional events organised in 2013, 2014 and beginning of the year EPF is organising a conference bringing together National Contact Points (NCPs) and Patients’ Organisations (Pos) across the EU.


  • To bring together representatives of the National Contact Points (NCPs), patient leaders from every EU member state, policy makers and key stakeholders to discuss the implementation of the Cross-Border Healthcare Directive;
  • To provide structured feedback from the perspective of the patient community on successes and challenges to date;
  • To galvanise links and exchange good practices with regard to cooperation between patient organisation representatives and NCPs;
  • To raise awareness across the EU Institutions and member states regarding the realities faced by patients when using the Directive.


  • Patient representatives from EU Member States (criteria for participation available here);
  • Representatives of National Contact Points;
  • Policy makers;
  • Representatives of key stakeholders such as health professionals. 


The conference will take place over one day on 2 July 2015, mixing plenary sessions with interactive working sessions and workshops.

Registrations closed. 

More information: our work in Cross-Border Healthcare

Find all presentations from the event here