Events

On 4 February we held our 11th HPCB meeting - mobile professionals, safe patients in Dublin Ireland. The conference brought together over 120 representatives of European healthcare professional regulators, professional bodies, and national governments.

All presentations from our speakers can be found below, and all photos from the event and from our speakers can be found here.

HPCB Conference 2019 - Mobile professionals, safe patients

Agenda

 

Welcome

Ginny Hanrahan, CORU – Health and Social Care Professionals Council

 

Impact of Brexit on professional mobility

Mairead McGuinness, MEP

 

Brexit and the future of EEA doctors working in the UK

Paul Buckley, General Medical Council (UK) (pdf)    

 

Recognition of professional qualifications across Europe: Looking ahead to the future

Konstantinos Tomaras, DG GROW, European Commission

 

Panel discussion and Q&A: The future of the professional qualifications framework

Chair: Damhnait Gaughan, Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland

Panel speakers

Alexander Jäkel, German Medical Association (pdf)

Margaret Hynds O’Flanagan, CORU – Health and Social Care Professionals Council (pdf) 

Seniz Sicim-Sari, BIG-Register (Netherlands) (pdf)

 

Keynote speech – Trends and future expectations of health professionals' cross-border mobility

Dr Eszter Kovacs, SEPEN Joint Tender, Semmelweis University (pdf)     

 

Panel discussion and Q&A: Developing the health workforce

Chair: Ginny Hanrahan, CORU – Health and Social Care Professionals Council

Panel speakers

David O’Flynn, Federation of European Dental Competent Authorities and Regulators

Kathleen Walsh, Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (Ireland) (pdf)       

Dr Anne-Marie Ryan, EU Network of Nurse Regulators (pdf)

 

Keynote speech – Taking eHealth into the 21st Century: examples of best practise from Estonia

Maria Filina-Kossatsova, Estonian Health Board (pdf)       

 

Panel discussion and Q&A: Future regulatory challenges in eHealth

Chair: Niall Byrne, Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland

Panel speakers

Martha Pawluczyk, General Pharmaceutical Council (UK)

Esther-Mary D'Arcy, World Federation of Physiotherapists (pdf)   

 

Closing remarks

Niall Byrne, Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland