Health and Social Services, Social Services, Social Dialogue
S&D summit on a European Health Union – EPSU reiterates need to address funding, staffing and the role of unions and employers
The global pandemic underlined the need for the EU to have clearer policies and competences regarding public health threats. It has shown the importance of public health systems that can respond to crises and protect people.
Increase in fatal cases of COVID-19 among long-term care facility residents in the EU/EEA and the UK
Observed all-cause mortality among older people underlines the severe impact of COVID-19 in this population group. Residents in long-term care facilities (LTCFs) are one of the most vulnerable populations, and particular focus should be given to the prevention of SARS-CoV-2 introduction and to