186 judgments found.

Case 2003-040f

Country: Belgium
Year: 2003
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°2003-040f, 9 April 2003
Health Topics: Health systems and financing, Medicines
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to work
Tags: Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health regulation, Pharmaceuticals, Pricing, Reimbursement, Social security
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Case 2003-078f

Country: Belgium
Year: 2003
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°2003-078f, 11 June 2003
Health Topics: Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination
Tags: Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health regulation
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Case 2003-117

Country: Belgium
Year: 2003
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°2003-117, 17 September 2003
Health Topics: Health systems and financing, Hospitals
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination
Tags: Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health regulation, Private hospitals, Public hospitals
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Case 2003-130f

Country: Belgium
Year: 2003
Court: Court of Arbitration [Cour d’arbitrage]
Citation: N° 2510. C. C., n°2003-130f, 8 October 2003
Health Topics: Health systems and financing
Facts:

Two doctors’ associations sought an action for the retroactive annulment of article 28 of the Law of 14 January 2002, which established the payment of an indemnity for misconduct as concerns the charging of benefits by a care dispenser. The relevant law had already been annulled, but the complainants were concerned that since the annulment …Read more

Tags: Health care professionals, Health insurance, Health regulation
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Case 2003-144

Country: Belgium
Year: 2003
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°2003-144, 5 November 2003
Health Topics: Health systems and financing
Tags: Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health regulation
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Case 22/2003 (IV.28)

Country: Hungary
Year: 2003
Court: Constitutional Court
Health Topics: Health information, Informed consent, Medical malpractice
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to bodily integrity, Right to life
Facts:

The Court of Hungary received several petitions regarding the right of patients suffering from terminal illnesses to end their lives with dignity and consolidated the petitions into a single judgment. One petition asked the Court to declare unconstitutional and annul the last sentence in Section 43, paragraph (2) of Act II of 1972 on Healthcare. …Read more

Tags: Awareness, Disclosure, Duty of care, Forced treatment, Health care professionals, Health care workers, Informed choice, Involuntary treatment, Non-consensual testing and treatment, Palliative care, Patient choice, Unauthorized treatment
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Cattanach v. Melchior

Country: Australia
Year: 2003
Court: High Court
Citation: (2003) 215 CLR 1; (2003) 199 ALR 131; (2003) 77 ALJR 1312; [2003] HCA 38
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Medical malpractice, Sexual and reproductive health
Facts:

The respondents (plaintiffs at first instance), a married couple, decided not to have any more children. Mrs. M elected to have sterilization surgery (tubal litigation) performed by the appellant (defendant). Mrs. M told the appellant that her right fallopian tube had been removed and on examination that appeared to be correct, so appellant only performed …Read more

Tags: Child development, Childbirth, Children, Compensation, Damages, Duty of care, Family planning, Health care professionals, Negligence, Pregnancy, Sterilization, Tort
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Guðmundsdóttir v. The State of Iceland

Country: Iceland
Year: 2003
Court: Icelandic Supreme Court
Citation: No. 151/2003
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health information, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Right to privacy
Facts:

The appellant, Guðmundsdóttir, wrote a letter to the Medical Director of Health, the respondent, requesting that health information in medical records of her deceased father should not be transferred to the Health Sector Database and asserted her right to do so. In particular, she did not want her father’s genealogical or genetic information to be …Read more

Tags: Confidentiality, Electronic health information, Electronic health records, Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health expenditures, Health facilities, Health funding, Health records, Health regulation, Health spending, Medical records, Notification, Secrecy
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Case 2002-026f

Country: Belgium
Year: 2002
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°2002-026f, 30 January 2002
Health Topics: Health systems and financing, Medical malpractice
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to due process/fair trial
Facts:

A medical provider was accused of having provided unnecessary medical services paid for by the mandatory healthcare and benefits insurance regime of Belgium, in violation of Article 73 of the Law relating to mandatory healthcare and benefits insurance (“Healthcare Law”), which prohibited the provision of unnecessarily expensive or superfluous services. The medical provider contested the …Read more

Tags: Budget, Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health expenditures, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Inappropriate treatment, Reimbursement, Social security
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Case 2002-129

Country: Belgium
Year: 2002
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°2002-129, 10 July 2002
Health Topics: Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to due process/fair trial
Tags: Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health regulation
Download Judgment: French Flemish