The Members of the European Parliament (MEP) interest group on Patient Access to Healthcare is an informal group of MEPs committed to improve access to health care in Europe. Launched on 27 January 2015, it is the official partner of the Patient Access Partnership (PACT) in the European Parliament, connecting healthcare stakeholders with EU policy developments.


Many patients in Europe have no or limited access to proper and timely diagnosis and treatment. The MEPs Interest Group on Patient Access to Healthcare is committed to playing a major role in providing a platform for discussion and concrete action, in cooperation with patients and the healthcare community. It will also promote synergies and knowledge-sharing regarding disease specific initiatives in the EP relating to access, and other thematic interest groups to ensure maximum effectiveness.


The main objectives of the MEPs interest group on Patient Access to healthcare are:


The Patient Access Partnership (PACT) provides the Secretariat for the Group.



To see a summary of the work of the Interest Group, please click here