The Pillars of Health coalition believes that all citizens in the European Union should have equal access to skilled, motivated and supported health workers. Join us to address the unequal geographic distribution of health workers across the European region and to optimise access to health workers for everyone.

Romanian health workers in the Netherlands: why they leave or stay

Romania has a severe health workforce crisis. More than 80% of medical students are planning to leave and the number of doctors and nurses that work in the hospitals decreases year after year. We spoke with three Romanian health workers in the Netherlands about this issue. "The entire Romanian health care system should be reformed and restructured."

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New video: the European health workforce crisis is a shared responsibility

Due to health workforce shortages in many European countries, many citizens in Europe do not have access to the right care from a skilled and motivated health worker. In our new video, we call on European policymakers to approach the European health workforce crisis as a joint concern and shared responsibility, and to support its […] read the full article

Survey: we are looking for health workers who migrated in EU and neighbouring countries 

Are you a health worker or do you know health workers with experience with migration within Europe? Then we welcome you to fill out and/or forward our anonymous survey or schedule an online interview with our partner Athena Institute (Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam). Athena Institute has developed a survey to better understand the motivations and experiences […] read the full article

Time to act now: the health workforce crisis is a collective, EU-wide crisis

The European Union should support its Member States with addressing their national health workforce shortages. The consequences of mobility and migration of health workers in the EU has led to a cross-border, internal EU-wide crisis. read the full article
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