Strengthening social dialogue in the hospital sector in the new Member States and candidate countries

{Strengthening social dialogue in the hospital sector in the new
Member States and candidate countries

A project for EPSU and HOSPEEM
}


Overview and Final reports, GHK, May 2008



Introduction

This overview aims to draw together the key findings from the research which accompanied the
HOSPEEM/EPSU project on “strengthening social dialogue in the hospital sector in the new
Member States and candidate countries”. This research looked at the following issues for the EU-
27 countries:
-* The structure of the European hospital sector and trends in health care reform
-* Employment in the health and social care sector
-* Key features of the framework of industrial relations
-* Collective bargaining and social dialogue structures in the hospital sector
-* Key issues affecting the hospital sector labour market and the role of social dialogue

The overview is not intended to be exhaustive and should be read in conjunction with the full
study report. As well as providing a comparative summary of the findings, it also includes tables
highlighting key information and indicators for each country. It is intended that this overview can
be amended and supplemented following discussions at the closing conference of the project in
April 2008.



For the full overview report:















For the full final study report:

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