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HEALTHCARE FOR THE PEOPLE, BY THE PEOPLE

HEALTHCARE FOR THE PEOPLE, BY THE PEOPLE

 

1: Create higher coordination between Member States on forecasted EU health workforce cross-border mobility flows through:

  • Making data collection & monitoring of health workforce mobility indicators centrally available by setting up an EU health workforce monitoring capacity.
  • Creating a European Coalition on health workforce consisting of national competent authorities and stakeholders treating and acting upon the collected data.

2: Create an attractive working climate for the health workforce in every EU Member states through developing national policies that aim to:

  • Promote self-care and health literacy of the population.
  • Redesign and diversify professional roles.
  • Introduce measures to reduce work pressure for health professionals.
  • Fund and promote infrastructures and educational programmes for digital/telehealth.

3: Balance access to healthcare professionals within EU Member states through:

  • Stimulating and incentivising partnerships between universities in over- and undersupplied areas as a precursor to higher retention in medically under-supplied areas.
  • Using real-world centralised EU data and forecasting indicators to set numeri clausi.
  • Organise promotional campaigns to promote under-supplied health professions in medically under-supplied areas.

4: Integrate transversal skills in EU undergraduate training programmes of healthcare professionals by:

  • Including them in the EC Directive on Recognition of Professional Qualifications for healthcare professions.
  • Enhancing collaboration between the EU Commission and Member states on the integration of transversal skills in national curricula.

5: Ensure equal access to quality Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Programmes for all health professionals across the EU through:

  • Strengthening European cooperation on CPD Programmes and education methods.
  • Incentivising participation of health professionals in CPD Programmes in the EU.

Healthcare for the people, by the people

 

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