A high level of health protection; the right to benefit from medical treatment; access to preventative healthcare; diagnostic and curative treatment regardless of financial means, gender or nationality...
These principles are enshrined in the European Union Treaty and its Charter of Fundamental Rights, and EU institutions are bound to these principles in their actions.
But how much do you know about your rights as a patient when visiting another EU member state?
What if you are travelling and need to get a prescription?
We have added a patient information document to our website, so you can better understand your patient rights as an EU citizen.