EAHP policy and advocacy

EAHP's current policy and advocacy priorities are:

  1. implementing the 44 European Statements of Hospital Pharmacy

  2. creating a common training framework for hospital pharmacy specialisation;

  3. achieving EU level action on the pan-European health threat of medicines shortages;

  4. ensuring the opportunities provided by eHealth and mHealth technology maximise and not compromise patient safety and outcomes

  5. achieving the bar coding of medicines to the single unit of the primary package in order to facilitate bedside scanning checks in hospitals; 

  6. leveraging the role of the hospital pharmacist in combatting antimicrobial resistance;

  7. improving the regulation of clinical trials to increase the transparency of reported results;

  8. bringing about multi-stakeholder and inter-governmental debate and resolution on the challenge of medicine pricing in order to ensure access

  9. securing improvements in the way medical devices are assessed and regulated in Europe; and,


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Last update: 5 May 2017