EHPG Meeting

COVID-19: impacts on health and health care systems in Europe

The European Health Policy Group is a multidisciplinary network that aims to stimulate international collaboration and learning through comparative analysis of changes to health care systems in Europe. The group meets twice a year to discuss research papers. Most recently, the Group hosted an online event on Friday 18 September 2020, to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on health and health care systems in Europe.

Please find below the recordings and presentations from the event.


(How) Is COVID-19 reframing the relationship between the NHS and private healthcare in the UK?


Presentation slides - Mary Guy (Lancaster University, UK)
Discussant slides - Sarah Reed (Nuffield Trust, UK)

Dancing with a Virus: Finding new Rhythms of Organizing and Caring in Dutch Hospitals


Presentation slides - delivered by Iris Wallenburg, Bert de Graaff, Martijn Felder & Roland Bal (Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands)
Discussant slides - Kees-Jan Royaards (Maasstad Ziekenhuis, The Netherlands)

How the health workforce contributes to health systems resilience – comparing possibilities for innovation under Covid-19


Presentation slides - delivered by Viola Burau (Aarhus University, Denmark), Ellen Kuhlmann (Medical School Hannover, Germany)
Discussant slides - Florien Kruse (Radboud University Medical Centre, Netherlands)

Response to COVID-19: Was Italy (un)prepared?


Presentation slides - delivered by Adriana Castelli (University of York, UK)