NHS European Office

About us

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The impact of the EU agenda on the NHS is constantly  increasing, bringing with it both challenges and opportunities. 

The NHS European Office is the conduit for the NHS to engage with the EU agenda. Hosted by the NHS Confederation, we are the representative body for the range of NHS organisations in England on EU affairs and we regularly seek input from NHS representatives to help us assess potential implications for the NHS of EU policy and legislation, in order to develop our position papers and influence our lobbying strategies at European level.  

Our work includes:

  • monitoring and influencing EU policy and legislation in the interest of the NHS 
  • facilitating access to EU funds for NHS bodies and their partner organisations 
  • supporting pan-European collaborations and sharing successful EU practices.

Publications

The NHS European Office produces briefings to help explain EU developments which have potential implications for the NHS and which help NHS organisations prepare for implementation of EU legislation at national level. Browse our library of publications and download your copies.

European Office bulletins

We produce email bulletins on our work to influence EU policy on behalf of the NHS and on our Brexit-related work. We also produce an ad hoc bulletin on the EU funding opportunities of interest to NHS organisations.

If you are interested in receiving any our bulletins, please subscribe online at the newsletters page, or for further information contact: european.office@nhsconfed.org. To receive our bulletin on EU funding, please contact sarah.collen@nhsconfed.org.

Events and visits

The NHS European Office regularly participates in seminars and events both in the UK and in Brussels. We also facilitate the participation of NHS representatives in relevant EU-related visits, conferences and events. Our events page highlights forthcoming events which may be of interest to NHS organisations.

Meet the team

The NHS European Office has the following members of staff:

Elisabetta Zanon  Director   
Kate Ling  Senior European Policy Manager 
Sarah Godman  Senior European Policy Manager 
Chris Lynch  Office Administrator 

Where we are 

The European Office is located in Brussels and London.

Brussels
NHS European Office
Rue de l'Industrie 24
1040 Brussels
Tel 0032 (0)2 227 6440
 

View a map of the Brussels office 
London
The NHS Confederation
50 Broadway
London SW1H 0DB
Tel 020 7799 6666


View a map of the London office 


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