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First european cross-border healthcare simulation

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The first ever European simulation on the impact of the EU Directive on the application of patients’ rights in cross-border health care was held in Brussels in November. The right of EU citizens to access planned healthcare across borders has been one of the most hotly debated health policy

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Representation of the report: Protection of Patients’ Rights – equal for all Patients

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] After successful completion of the project „ Protector of patients’ rights-equal rights for all patients“, supported by Fund for an open society, Law Scanner team represented the report „Protection of patients’ rights-equal for all patients“. The representatives of some health centres and hospitals involved within the projected, NGO representatives,

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Promotion of patients’ rights in Serbia

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] At the end of January, „Law Scanner“ team had several activities that included visits to health institutions in Belgrade, Kraljevo and Subotica. On January 24th, we visited several institutions in Belgrade-health center Savski venac, Institute of Urology and Nephrology, and health center Banjica. Similar to the previous activities of our

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Public debate on the Law on the Protection of Patients’ Rights

Ministry of Health organized public debate in Belgrade on the Draft of Law on the Protection of Patients’ Rights and Draft of Law on Protection of Persons with Mental Disabilities. Law Scanner team, as one of participants, took the opportunity to introduce Minister of Health with purpose and activities of

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Realized roundtable “Together for patients’ rights”

The second roundtable “Together for patients’ rights” was organized by Law Scanner on 5th of December in Media Center in Belgrade. It is a part of activities of the project “Patients’ Rights – State Responsibility”, where the main goal is advocacy on the adoption of the Law on the Protection

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Plan to give ECT patients the right to say no

MORE than 6600 sessions of electric shock treatment are delivered against people’s will – including to children as young as 13 – in Victoria’s public mental health system each year. Mental health patients with severe depression, psychosis and catatonia will soon get more powers to challenge the involuntary administration of

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