Health and Social Services, Social Dialogue

On 20 September 2006, after six years of preparation, EPSU (the European Federation of Public Service Unions) and HOSPEEM (the European Hospital and Healthcare Employers’ Association) launched the Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee for the Hospital Sector (SSDC HS). 2016 marks the 10th anniversary of this committee and the sectoral social dialogue for the health care sector at EU-level.

Below you will find more detailed information on the main outcomes and the work programmes of the SSDC HS as well as on the three thematic priorities and the various topics dealt with in the context of the joint work:

For more information on this preparation phase 2000-2006 EPSU affiliates can read the article "Social dialogue in the hospital sector at EU level".