Transition to Adult Care – Role of the Pharmacists

Transition to adult care involves a wide range of stakeholders from hospital and health managers, health professionals, pharmacists, young patients and their families. The European Pharmaceutical Students Associations explains the crucial role More »

EPF Youth Group Brings Useful Insights to Child Care Models

The Models of Child Care Appraised (MOCHA) project held its General Assembly meeting in Rome on the 20 October 2016. The EPF Youth Group Chair, Aneela Ahmed tells us about her experience More »

Antimicrobial Resistance: A Very Personal Story

Antimicrobial Resistance, the resistance to some antibiotic drugs is a very hot topic currently raging – and rightly so – in view of its alarming proportions. Mary Lynne Von Poelgeest-Pomfret, from the More »

Involving Patients – Does it Really Make a Difference?

Parkinson’s UK, the British member of the European Parkinson Diseases Association (EPDA – EPF member) has been running a research project to measure the impact of patient involvement in different phases of More »

Portuguese Patient Associations Assert their Right to Participate in Health Policy-Making

About seventy Portuguese patient and public health organisations and a number of individual key opinion leaders– including two former Portuguese Health Ministers – have signed a petition requesting more citizens’ involvement in More »

 

Transition to Adult Care – Role of the Pharmacists

Transition to adult care involves a wide range of stakeholders from hospital and health managers, health professionals, pharmacists, young patients and their families. The European Pharmaceutical Students Associations explains the crucial role

EPF Youth Group Brings Useful Insights to Child Care Models

The Models of Child Care Appraised (MOCHA) project held its General Assembly meeting in Rome on the 20 October 2016. The EPF Youth Group Chair, Aneela Ahmed tells us about her experience

Antimicrobial Resistance: A Very Personal Story

Antimicrobial Resistance, the resistance to some antibiotic drugs is a very hot topic currently raging – and rightly so – in view of its alarming proportions. Mary Lynne Von Poelgeest-Pomfret, from the

Involving Patients – Does it Really Make a Difference?

Parkinson’s UK, the British member of the European Parkinson Diseases Association (EPDA – EPF member) has been running a research project to measure the impact of patient involvement in different phases of

Portuguese Patient Associations Assert their Right to Participate in Health Policy-Making

About seventy Portuguese patient and public health organisations and a number of individual key opinion leaders– including two former Portuguese Health Ministers – have signed a petition requesting more citizens’ involvement in

5 Questions to European Federation of Homeopathic Patients’ Associations – EFHPA

We’re happy to open our blog to our members! This month, we put the EFHPA to our now classic 5 Questions interview. What’s on top of your agenda? We believe that patients

Hello, I am Laura!

Read below the story of Laura, a young Belgian patient with asthma. She tells about her daily challenges and aspiration for life and as a new member of the EPF Youth Group.

EPF Youth Group Annual Event

The 2016 annual Youth Group Meeting was held over the weekend of 9-11 September in Utrecht, the Netherlands.  EPF staff Valentina Strammiello and Danielle Flores organised the meeting and attended as representatives

EPF Training on Transparency & Ethics: “Reputation is Essential Currency for Advocacy, Protect It!”

Because of sensitivities around healthcare issues and the complex environment in which they evolve, ethics and transparency are an absolute priority for patient organisations. But how do you ensure your organisation meets

‘EACH of Us Campaign’ – Debunking Myths about Mental Health

1 in 4 adults will experience mental health problems. EPF member Mental Health Europe set up a campaign to end stigma and raise awareness of mental health. ‘Each of us is part