PRESS RELEASE: Health First Europe launches a trailblazing Insight Report on Better Screening and Secondary Prevention in Europe

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For World Patient Safety Day, Health First Europe (HFE) today published a comprehensive Insight Report entitled The Compelling Case for Better Screening and Patient Safety in Europe: The Example of Five Common Diseases on five disease areas that affect millions of European citizens each year and how the European Union could and should do a better job for its citizens. The report focuses on breast cancer, type 2 Diabetes, healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), heart failure and severe combined immune deficiencies (SCID).

Health First Europe publishes its annual report for 2020-2021

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The HFE annual report is a comprehensive review on HFE activities throughout the preceding year. It intends to give an overview of our campaigns, networks, events and publications.

EVENT SUMMARY: Increasing adherence to CAUTI guidelines: Recommendations from existing evidence

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The event and launch of the ENSH report on “INCREASING ADHERENCE TO CAUTI GUIDELINES: RECOMMENDATIONS FROM EXISTING EVIDENCE’’ was held on Wednesday, 30 June 2021 via videoconference.

PUBLICATION: Increasing adherence to CAUTI guidelines: Recommendations from existing evidence

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Co-written by Health First Europe, the European Network for Safer Healthcare, and the European Association of Urology Nurses (EAUN), this comprehensive report “Increasing adherence to CAUTI guidelines: recommendations from existing evidence” aims  to raise awareness on catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) and discuss evidence-based recommendations on how to prevent them.

Event Summary: Strengthening the resilience and resource efficiency of EU health systems: A call for an integrated approach

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Event Summary European Parliament Interest Group on Innovation in Health & Social Care  “Strengthening the resilience and resource efficiency of EU health systems: A call for an integrated approach”   The synergies between Horizon Europe, […]

EUHPP Stakeholder Network – Profiling and Training the Healthcare Workforce of the Future

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Health First Europe (HFE) and the European Health Management Association (EHMA) are pleased to announce the transition of their thematic network on Profiling and training the health care workers of the future into an official EU Stakeholder Network in order to build a community of expertise and practice around the evolving skills required of the EU’s health workforce.

EVENT SUMMARY: Integration of health and social care to tackle disease outbreaks

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The virtual meeting of the European Parliament’s Interest Group on Innovation in Health and Social Care entitled ‘Integration of health and social care to tackle disease outbreaks’ took place on Tuesday, 26 January 2021 via videoconference.

The DISH European Reference Group: A chat with Health First Europe

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This week, our Interim Executive Director, Brandon Mitchener, was interviewed by the DISH European Reference Group on our strategy to improve the digital skills of the health workforce. 

2020

NEWS: Health First Europe welcomes new MEP supporter

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Health First Europe is delighted to welcome Victor Negrescu (S&D, Romania) as MEP supporter and looks forward to future collaboration.

NEWS: Health First Europe welcomes new MEP supporter

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Health First Europe is delighted to welcome a new MEP Supporter: Pilar del Castillo Vera

NEWS: Health First Europe welcomes new MEP supporter

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Health First Europe is delighted to welcome a new MEP Supporter: István Ujhelyi

NEWS: Health First Europe welcomes new MEP supporter

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Health First Europe is delighted to welcome a new MEP Supporter: Nathalie Colin-Oesterlé

NEWS: Health First Europe welcomes new MEP supporter

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Health First Europe is delighted to welcome a new MEP Supporter: Susana Solis Pérez

NEWS: Read HFE and Navarre (Spain) joint article on patient safety

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In the frame of the campaign for the Declaration for Patient Safety, Health First Europe collaborated with the Spanish region of Navarre to publish an article on the best practices for safety and quality of care at the regional level.

2019

NEWS: Read our Joint Call on Patient Safety and HAI Prevention and Control

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We call on the European Commission to adopt a broad and coherent pan-European Infection Management Strategy addressing the health, social, economic and environment determinants, which influences infection diseases and considers the intrinsic links between antimicrobial resistance, prevention of HAIs and sepsis.

NEWS: World patient safety day – the Tuscany region at the forefront of quality of care

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In the frame of the campaign for the Declaration for Patient Safety, Health First Europe collaborated with the Centre for Clinical Risk Management and Patient Safety of the Tuscan Region to publish an article about best practices on safety and quality of care at regional level.