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2016 HPCB Conference

28 October 2016

Information on the HPCB conference


Friday 28 October 2016

The 2016 HPCB Conference - promoting patient safety across borders is hosted by the UK General Medical Council and Nursing and Midwifery Council.

The conference will focus on the lessons learnt from the implementation of the recognition of professional qualifications Directive, with a special focus on the European professional card and alert mechanism.

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Why should I attend?

The 2016 HPCB Conference is an opportunity for you to engage with and influence healthcare professional regulators, professional bodies and national government representatives from across Europe, alongside European Commission officials.

The agenda will focus on healthcare mobility and patient safety with particular focus on the implementation of the RPQ Directive, European professional card, and alert mechanism.

How do I register?

Click here to register.

What should I know before I go? (FAQs)


The full programme can be found here.

What are the conference timings?

Registration will open at 9:00am. The conference will start at 9:30 and finish at 4:30pm.



The conference is being held at 30 Euston Square, London, NW1 2FB.

Where should I stay?

There are a number of hotels within a 5-minute walk of the conference venue. You can book a room direct with the hotel through their website, using the links below:

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Can I have a certificate of attendance?

You will receive a PDF certificate of attendance electronically to your email address five to ten working days after the conference.

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The programme for the HPCB conference can be found via our website.

More information about HPCB can be found via our website