Health policy news

Oral chemotherapy revolution
Sunday 24 September 2017
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Access to innovation – ECCO Position Paper
Saturday 19 August 2017
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EONS Board member to promote cancer nursing at top leadership event
Tuesday 1 August 2017
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Perspectives on value in cancer care - concept paper
Thursday 30 March 2017
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European Breast Guidelines recommendations
Saturday 24 December 2016
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Guidance on health apps
Tuesday 20 September 2016
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Breast cancer guidelines: call for experts
Wednesday 4 May 2016
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Call for feedback on European Quality Assurance scheme for Breast Cancer Services
Monday 29 February 2016
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Two European Commission scientific committees to merge
Wednesday 26 August 2015
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Ambitious cancer strategy published for England
Wednesday 12 August 2015
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Breast cancer declaration passed
Monday 27 July 2015
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New logo makes online medicine sales safer
Thursday 16 July 2015
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Germany proposes new e-health law
Thursday 28 May 2015
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Patients demand action on drug costs
Wednesday 27 May 2015
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Declaration on breast cancer
Thursday 30 April 2015
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ASCO 2015 report describes turbulent time for US cancer care
Wednesday 25 March 2015
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Specialist nurses key to improving lung cancer survival in England
Tuesday 3 March 2015
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ICN calls for end to leprosy stigma
Tuesday 27 January 2015
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At-a-glance guide to Commission Cabinet
Friday 23 January 2015
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Cancer Code launched
Tuesday 14 October 2014
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Tool for managing MEP contact data
Thursday 4 September 2014
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Cancer prevention through diet: report
Friday 4 July 2014
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More transparency for EU clinical trials
Wednesday 14 May 2014
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Third Health Programme boosts cooperation
Thursday 1 May 2014
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EUROPA DONNA speaks at European Parliament roundtable
Tuesday 18 February 2014
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UK health regulator makes governance recommendations
Wednesday 29 January 2014
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Cross-border health directive in place
Wednesday 18 December 2013
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Fees for drug safety checks
Monday 5 August 2013
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First evidence on plain cigarette packs
Friday 2 August 2013
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Can we standardise criteria for cancer care?
Monday 22 July 2013
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Commission progress report on children's medicines
Tuesday 2 July 2013
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Split over tobacco laws
Thursday 27 June 2013
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Live-blogging of the RCN Congress
Monday 22 April 2013
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Black triangle shows need for monitoring
Thursday 28 March 2013
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Scientific advisors move to Luxembourg
Thursday 28 March 2013
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Rapid alert platform for human tissues and cells
Saturday 2 March 2013
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EMA push towards transparency
Thursday 7 February 2013
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A tale of two systems
Saturday 1 December 2012
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Call for experts in health budgets
Thursday 1 November 2012
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Call for EMA committee members
Friday 24 August 2012
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EU to simplify rules on clinical trials
Thursday 19 July 2012
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Meeting on the Tobacco Products Directive
Saturday 25 February 2012
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Big Pharma cannot afford to be lost in translation
Monday 20 February 2012
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NHS reforms an unholy mess, say experts
Friday 3 February 2012
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Are the crises of healthcare and education related?
Friday 23 December 2011
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Commission unveils €80bn research funding programme
Wednesday 7 December 2011
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Health risks from mobile phones - why the experts disagree
Thursday 1 December 2011
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Australia passes plain packaging law on cigarettes
Thursday 1 December 2011
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Get involved in global health advocacy
Wednesday 30 November 2011
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Clearer rules on information for medicines
Tuesday 15 November 2011
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Europa Donna commits to equal breast cancer care
Friday 4 November 2011
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UK government pauses progress of health bill
Friday 4 November 2011
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Last chance to contribute to pharmacovigilance consultation
Wednesday 2 November 2011
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Be prepared... for everything!
Monday 24 October 2011
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Good project management is key to Health Programme funding
Monday 24 October 2011
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Europe in 2020: health is key to economic growth
Monday 24 October 2011
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England & Wales health agency rejects two cancer drugs
Thursday 29 September 2011
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Advanced practice nursing comparable to physician care
Friday 23 September 2011
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Support for EU response to cross-border health threats
Friday 23 September 2011
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Increased life expectancy puts strain on healthcare systems
Friday 16 September 2011
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"Tell us why the NHS should be privatised"
Wednesday 14 September 2011
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UK Parliament debates health service overhaul
Tuesday 6 September 2011
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"Ex-smokers are unstoppable!"
Friday 5 August 2011
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Rare diseases: report on pilot European Reference Networks
Thursday 4 August 2011
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Updated report on patient registries for rare diseases
Thursday 4 August 2011
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Rare disease activity in Europe - new report
Thursday 4 August 2011
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Global cancer epidemic "a crisis in slow motion"
Thursday 21 July 2011
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Australian report on end-of-life care
Friday 8 July 2011
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EMA hosts second workshop on safety monitoring of medicines
Wednesday 6 July 2011
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25 countries accept EU patent system - but Spain and Italy refuse
Thursday 23 June 2011
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UK government advised to lift ban on gay men giving blood
Wednesday 22 June 2011
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FDA changes sunscreen regulations
Monday 20 June 2011
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FAQ on falsified medicines
Wednesday 15 June 2011
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NIH supports blood test for cancer
Friday 10 June 2011
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EU crackdown on fake medicines
Wednesday 8 June 2011
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How much are US doctors paid?
Wednesday 8 June 2011
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Cancer consequences of Fukushima unclear
Wednesday 8 June 2011
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Telling doctors the cost of blood tests can reduce spending
Wednesday 8 June 2011
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Smoke-free environments
Thursday 2 June 2011
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Q&A on the EU fight against tobacco
Thursday 2 June 2011
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European Week Against Cancer
Thursday 2 June 2011
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Report on long-term care available now
Thursday 2 June 2011
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Report on ageing consultation now available
Thursday 2 June 2011
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The Herbal Directive explained
Wednesday 18 May 2011
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GPs should offer more blood tests for ovarian cancer
Wednesday 18 May 2011
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Global status report on noncommunicable diseases
Wednesday 18 May 2011
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EU herbal medicines law now in force
Tuesday 17 May 2011
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Deadline extended for Consultation on Health Security in the EU
Tuesday 17 May 2011
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Health policy 'on the EU agenda', says former MEP
Tuesday 17 May 2011
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Web resource helps us see how MEPs vote
Wednesday 11 May 2011
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No-blame culture is key to new US safety initiative
Tuesday 10 May 2011
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Discussions under way for EU-wide patent regime
Friday 6 May 2011
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Report reviews health status of men in Denmark
Wednesday 4 May 2011
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Dutch public health report now available
Wednesday 4 May 2011
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Consultation on Clinical Trials directive closes 13th May
Tuesday 3 May 2011
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Warning that femur fractures are a class effect of bisphosphonates
Tuesday 3 May 2011
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The balance between spending and quality
Thursday 21 April 2011
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The EU Clinical Trials Register was launched by the European Medicines Agency (EMA).
Thursday 21 April 2011
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When treatment meets technology
Wednesday 13 April 2011
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Finger on the pulse
Wednesday 13 April 2011
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Have illness, will travel?
Wednesday 6 April 2011
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Choosing the right remedy
Wednesday 6 April 2011
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Cancer and Economics: With a Special Focus on Cancer Drugs
Friday 1 April 2011
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Cancer of Unknown Primary – Where Do We Go Now?
Friday 1 April 2011
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Launch of prize for medical journalists
Friday 1 April 2011
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EMA Public Consultation: core Summary of Product Characteristics and package leaflet for radiopharmaceuticals
Friday 1 April 2011
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EU member states urged to introduce colorectal cancer screening
Friday 1 April 2011
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Experts Call for Greater Use of Breast Cancer Prevention
Friday 1 April 2011
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EU 'must be more active' in tackling cancer. EONS engages in Parliamentary debate.
Tuesday 15 March 2011
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Uniting the political will to fight cancer in Europe: EONS engages with the Cancer Roundtable series
Tuesday 15 March 2011
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European Medicines Agency: EMA has agreed three changes to human medicines for the treatment of cancer in February 2011.
Tuesday 15 March 2011
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European Medicines Agency: Medicines highlights : EMA has agreed four changes to human medicines for the treatment of cancer in January 2011.
Tuesday 15 March 2011
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Stakeholder consultation on health security in the European Union
Tuesday 15 March 2011
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European guidelines for quality assurance in colorectal cancer screening and diagnosis published
Monday 14 March 2011
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Public Consultation on the Clinical Trials Directive concept paper
Monday 14 March 2011
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Q&A: Patients' Rights in Cross-Border Healthcare
Monday 14 March 2011
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3rd International Cancer Control Congress, 8-11 November 2009, Cernobbio, Italy
Monday 24 January 2011
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European Commission Public Consultation on Active and Healthy Ageing
Wednesday 12 January 2011
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Best Cancer Report Award 2011: Call for nominations
Thursday 16 December 2010
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Public Consultation on the pilot European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy ageing
Wednesday 15 December 2010
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Directorate General for Education and Culture: Consultation on the promotion and validation of non-formal and informal learning
Wednesday 8 December 2010
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European Health Prize for Journalists 2010
Monday 6 December 2010
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2nd International Conference on Risk Assessment, 26-28 January 2011, Brussels, Belgium
Monday 6 December 2010
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Public consultation on next-generation EU programmes – education, training and youth policy
Monday 11 October 2010
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Pay Growing Faster for Nurse Practitioners Than Physicians
Monday 6 September 2010
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Cancer Has Greater Economic Impact Than All Other Diseases
Monday 6 September 2010
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Developing Nations to Bear Cancer Brunt, Unprepared
Monday 6 September 2010
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Physicians' Religious Beliefs Influence End-of-Life Decisions
Monday 6 September 2010
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Public Consultation on the Seventh Framework Programme
Monday 6 September 2010
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Feasibility Study on funding arrangements for voluntary sector at EU level
Monday 6 September 2010
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Keeping a tab on the European Commission
Monday 6 September 2010
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Commission seeks committee changes
Monday 6 September 2010
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Iceland ready to start membership talks
Monday 6 September 2010
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A picture of health in crisis times
Monday 6 September 2010
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European Medicines Agency publishes policy on communicating safety issues for human medicines
Monday 6 September 2010
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European Community health indicators (ECHI)
Monday 6 September 2010
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Deployment of in-vehicle emergency call-ecall in Europe
Monday 6 September 2010
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2010 Top Priorities for Cancer Nurses in New Zealand
Monday 6 September 2010
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Spain leads calls for urgent action to improve patient safety
Monday 5 July 2010
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2010-International Year of the Nurse
Monday 5 July 2010
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Draft Directive on patients' rights in cross border healthcare
Monday 5 July 2010
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New Public Consultation on Strengthening European Preparedness on Pandemic Influenza. Deadline for submissions: 23 July 2010
Wednesday 9 June 2010
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1 in 7 sunbeds in breach of UV radiation safety
Thursday 11 March 2010
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Gender and education (and employment)
Tuesday 17 November 2009
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The European Commission's Health and Consumers Directorate-General is issuing a call for information
Tuesday 17 November 2009
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European Partnership for Action against Cancer
Tuesday 17 November 2009
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Solidarity in Health: Reducing Health Inequalities in the EU
Tuesday 17 November 2009
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Analysing and reporting on health
Tuesday 17 November 2009
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Mercury Sphygmomanometers in Healthcare and the Feasibility of Alternatives
Tuesday 17 November 2009
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Healthy life years in the European Union
Tuesday 17 November 2009
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Questions and answers on the CHMP review of the recommendations on the use of pandemic H1N1 vaccines
Tuesday 17 November 2009
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The EU role in Global Health
Tuesday 17 November 2009
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Consultation finds many unaware of good governance code
Tuesday 27 October 2009
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We persuaded EU to consult on funding rule reform, claims Euclid Network
Tuesday 20 October 2009
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Commission takes steps to tackle health inequalities in the EU
Tuesday 20 October 2009
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Is there really a skin cancer epidemic?
Tuesday 15 September 2009
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Depression can affect cancer survival: researchers
Monday 14 September 2009
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Call for expression of interest in the renewal of membership in the EU Health Forum
Monday 31 August 2009
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European Partnership for Action Against Cancer
Monday 31 August 2009
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'Talent, technology and tolerance' key to attracting creative workers
Wednesday 26 August 2009
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Colorectal cancer attitudes vary by ethnicity
Wednesday 26 August 2009
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EU medical trials law 'putting brakes on science'
Tuesday 25 August 2009
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Tobacco seen killing 6 million people next year
Tuesday 25 August 2009
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Tobacco could kill 1 billion this century
Tuesday 25 August 2009
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Website lists dos and don'ts of Europe
Monday 24 August 2009
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Whole-brained’ education crucial for creativity
Thursday 20 August 2009
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Arthritis drugs raise cancer risk in kids: FDA
Wednesday 5 August 2009
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Global stomach cancer death rates decline
Wednesday 5 August 2009
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EU cancer 'partnership' to focus on prevention
Wednesday 29 July 2009
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European Platform against Cancer; Register for the launch
Wednesday 29 July 2009
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Doctors favour greater EU mobility
Wednesday 29 July 2009
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'Debate needed' on assisted death
Wednesday 29 July 2009
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Euthanasia man's partner arrested
Wednesday 29 July 2009
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European cancer specialists to increase online collaboration
Monday 20 July 2009
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EU countries to discuss cross-border health plans
Wednesday 10 June 2009
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New European Commission - Health (DG SANCO) website
Wednesday 10 June 2009
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Future Presidencies of the European Union
Wednesday 10 June 2009
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Ministers want to limit scope of cross-border healthcare law
Wednesday 10 June 2009
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Governments promise to improve patient safety
Wednesday 10 June 2009
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The Commission must help aid the aid process
Wednesday 10 June 2009
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EU unveils €246m ‘innovative medicines’ scheme
Wednesday 10 June 2009
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Strong support for coordinated response to cross-border health threats
Thursday 21 September 1899
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