Movement of health professionals around the EU

This article ‘Health professional mobility in the European Union: Exploring the equity and efficiency of free movement’ looks at the effects of health professional mobility in terms of efficiency and equity implications at three levels: for the EU, for destination countries and for source countries. The analysis suggests that there is a risk the free health workforce mobility disproportionally benefits wealthier member states at the expense of less advantaged ones. It can also lead to a redistribution of resources from poorer to wealthier EU countries.

To download this article by Irene Glinos, click here on www.healthpolicyjrnl.com