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The NHS European Office actively monitors a wide range of EU channels in order to identify developments of potential importance for the NHS. A range of key policy developments are highlighted in the Our work section of this site. 

This section highlights a selection of news, publications, research and commentary from and about the EU regarding health and social care issues that may be of wider interest to NHS colleagues. 

Recent publications

Obesity Update 2017

This new policy update from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development examines the obesity challenge in the OECD area and focusses on communication policies designed to empower people to make healthier choices, including easy-to-understand schemes of food labelling, mass media campaigns to increase public awareness, and the use of social network. 

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Publications from the European Commission

The European Commission acts as the EU's executive arm and is responsible for the day-to-day running of the EU

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Publications from the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

The European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies supports and promotes evidence-based health policy-making

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HOPE Publications

The European Hospital and Healthcare Federation represents national public and private hospital associations and hospital owners

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Publications from the OECD

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) aims to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world

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Publications from WHO Europe

The WHO Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe) is one of the World Health Organisation's six regional offices around the world, emplopying experts in public health, science and technology

Related News

NHS Confederation Chair temporarily stands aside

The Rt Hon Stephen Dorrell will take a leave of absence from his role as Chair of the NHS Confederation with immediate effect while he stands in the European Parliament election for Change UK.

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End Brexit 'circus of uncertainty', says Brexit Health Alliance

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Responding to the decision to extend Brexit to 31 October, Niall Dickson, Brexit Health Alliance co-chair and NHS Confederation chief executive, called for an end to the Brexit 'circus of uncertainty'.

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How should we handle capital funding? | Niall Dickson

20 / 5 / 2019 2.51pm

The NHS Long Term plan didn’t address capital funding. How will the forthcoming Spending Review tackle it? Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, looks at the issue of capital investment and calls for a better system to be urgently agreed.

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