ECOO replies to Public Consultation on Patient Safety and Quality of Care

February 2014

On 27th February 2014, ECOO submitted its replies to the Public Consultation that has been carried out by the European Commission on the topic of “Patient Safety and Quality of Care”.

As outlined by the Commission,  the consultation aimed to seek the opinion of civil society on:

  • Whether patient safety measures included in the Recommendation 2009 are implemented and contribute to improving patient safety in the EU;
  • Which areas of patient safety are not covered by the Recommendation and should be;
  • What should be done at EU level on patient safety beyond the Recommendation;
  • Whether quality of healthcare should be given more importance in the future EU activities.

In order to see the responses submitted online, please refer to the document: 1. ECOO response to Consultation on Patient Safety and Quality of Care_as submitted online_270214 (PDF).

For further information please contact the Secretariat:

Fabienne Eckert
Rue Montoyer 51, box 7
B-1000 Brussels
T +32 (0)2 739 16 15
F +32 (0)2 737 95 01

About ECOO:

The European Council of Optometry and Optics (ECOO) is the European umbrella organisation which represents the interests of more than 75,000 optometrists and opticians from 26 European countries.