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  • Broad consensus in health and social care community on exemption of health professions from Proportionality Directive

    October 2017

    On 18 October 2017, in a meeting hosted by MEP Lieve Wierinck and MEP Dr Peter Liese, the Council of European Dentists (CED), the Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME) and the Pharmaceutical Group of the European Union (PGEU) brought EU and national stakeholders together to discuss ‘Economics vs Health? An EU Proportionality Test for Health Professions’. For further information, please see our

  • European dentists express concerns at the collective protest action of Polish junior doctors

    October 2017

    The Council of European Dentists notes with worry the disquieting news about the ongoing collective protest action by junior doctors in Poland. Following repeated unsuccessful appeals to the Polish authorities, medical doctors in specialist training are asking the government to raise the level of public expenditure on health care to respond to the health needs of the population and improve their working conditions. For further information, please see our


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CED Activities Info 2017/03


CED Code of ethics

In the CED Code of Ethics, CED members have agreed to a set of guiding principles for professional conduct and ethics throughout Europe. Also includes a code of ethics for electronic commerce.

EU Manual of dental practice

The EU Manual of Dental Practice, commissioned by the CED, first published in 1997 and updated in 2000, 2004, 2008, 2014 and 2015, aims to provide comprehensive and detailed information for dentists who are considering working in another country...

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Annual reports

CED annual reports summarise CED activities carried out during the year and look to the future. Read more

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