Table of Contents
Part I: Foundations
EU Health Care Law in a Constitutional Light: Distribution of Competences, Notions of ‘Solidarity’, and ‘Social Europe’
Discrimination and Beyond
Part II: The (Draft) Patients’ Rights Directive and Internal Market Issues
The Case Law of the European Court of Justice on the Mobility of Patients: A Defence
Patients’ Rights: A Lost Cause or Missed Opportunity?
The Draft Patient Mobility Directive and the Co-ordination Regulations of Social Security
Cooperation between Health Care Authorities in the Proposed Directive on Patients’ Rights in Cross-border Health Care
Legislating For Patients’ Rights
Disrupting the Community – Saving Public Health Ethics from the EU Internal Market
Health Care, the United Kingdom and the Draft Patients’ Rights Directive: One Small Step for Patient Mobility but a Huge Leap for a Reformed NHS?
Part III: Competition Law and Health Care Issues
The Treaty Provisions on Competition and Health Care
BUPA; a Healthy Case, in the Light of a Changing Constitutional Setting in Europe?
EU Law and the Organisation of Health Care: Experiences from Germany
Experiences from the Netherlands: The Application of Competition Rules in Health Care
Part IV: Further issues of EU Health Care Law
Health Care Planning and the EU Internal Market Law
Public Procurement Law and Health Care: From Theory to Practice
Patient Mobility beyond Calais: Health Services under WTO law
Part V: Conclusion
Conclusions: Constructing a ‘Solid’ Multi-Layered Health Care Edifice
Table of Cases