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Health Law and the European Union

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ISBN-10: 0521605245

ISBN-13: 9780521605243

Edition: 2004

Authors: Tamara K. Hervey, Jean V. McHale, Christopher McCrudden, William Twining

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How does the law of the European Union affect health law and policy? At first sight, it seems limited. However, despite its restricted formal competence, the EU has recently become increasingly involved in the health field. Litigation based on EU law has resulted in a 'right to receive health care services' across national boundaries which may have huge practical implications for national health systems. The EU has promulgated legislation regulating clinical research, and the marketing of pharmaceuticals; patients' rights are affected by EU legislation on data protection and product liability; the qualifications of health care professionals are legally recognised across the EU; and the EU…    
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Book details

List price: $81.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/4/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 540
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Tamara Hervey is Jean Monnet Professor of EU Law and Head of School, School of Law, University of Sheffield.

A brief history of labour law
Economic perspectives on labour law
Human rights perspectives on labour law
Modes of regulation
What is protected by employment law?
Working time
Discrimination
Wages
Dismissal
Collective represesentation
Trade Union membership
Industrial action