The Act on quality in health care and patient safety does not implement the intentions to improve the quality in health care, nor does it meet the expectations of patients as to the creation of an effective system of compensation for medical damages or the expectations of the medical community related to the safety of the profession. This position was issued by the presidium of the Supreme Medical Council. The Agreement of Medical Organizations expresses a similar opinion about the project.
As the presidium points out, the government bill submitted for parliamentary work in December last year differs significantly from the draft that was subject to public consultation in July 2021.
"It should be assumed that many of the solutions included in the act were not actually subject to public consultations, nor was a consensus conference organized, despite the fact that numerous comments were submitted to the draft, and additionally, we are undoubtedly dealing with a draft act with particularly significant social consequences, legal and organizational regulations for the entire healthcare sector,” reads the published positi...
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