Main activities and outcomes of the sectoral social dialogue (committee) in the hospital and health care sector in 2012

Brussels, 20 February 2013

1) SSDC HS: Overview for 2012

2) Selected key outcomes from activities, negotiations and projects done in 2012 in the SSDC HS

We have uploaded to this page documents showcasing activities and results of our work, together with HOSPEEM, in EU-sectoral social dialogue in the hospital and health care sector in 2012.

Overview: Summaries of the main activities and outcomes of the sectoral social dialogue committee in the hospital and health care sector in 2012

a) Longer and shorter version of 15 January 2013 - in EN only

b) Version of 5 February 2013, with summary information on HOSPEEM and EPSU {- in EN only}

Below we uploaded some of the main outcomes of the SSDC HS of 2012
- EPSU Position Paper to underpin the ongoing negotiations with HOSPEEM towards guidelines/guidance on how to address the challenges of an ageing workforce in the health care sector (second version of end of May 2012) - in EN, FR, DE

N.B.: HOSPEEM and EPSU elaborated guidance and collated examples of good practice to address the various challenges related to an ageing workforce in the health care sector. Negotiations took place in the context of a Drafting Group that met five times and were supported by a Technical Seminar held on 27 April 2012. HOSPEEM and EPSU expect to approve this joint document in early 2013.

- Revision of the Directive on the Recognition of Professional Qualifications (Directive 2005/36/EC)
a) EPSU position to the proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2005/36/EC on the recognition of professional qualifications, published by the European Commission on 19 December 2011 – in EN, FR, DE, ES and SV
b) Joint HOSPEEM-EPSU response to the same document – in EN

- Joint Statement of HOSPEEM and EPSU on the Action Plan for the EU Health Workforce (5 September 2012) - in EN, FR and DE

- Report on use and implementation of the EPSU-HOSPEEM Code of Conduct on Ethical Cross-border Recruitment and Retention (2008)

- Report “Functioning and outcomes of European sectoral social dialogue in the hospital sector, Emmanuelle Perin, Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium”

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