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universul juridic magazin

Medical errors. Legislative proposals related to the compensation for victims of medical accidents

The draft of law submitted by the Ministry of Health in the public debate2) as regards the organization and operation of the health care system of Romania, proposes some amendments in the matter of the civil liability of the medical staff and of the providers of the medical, sanitary and pharmaceutical products and services regarding the conditions of the compensation for the victims of cases of medical errors. Starting from the reactions triggered by the project, both on the part of the health care professionals and of the patients, the article intends to examine the content of the draft, as compared to the present regulation, in order to determine the impact that they will have on the remedy system for the prejudices caused by the medical accidents. Our approach is intended to be a constructive one, through the agency of the critical analysis of the text from the theoretical, but also practical perspective, aiming at the contribution to its adjustment and improvement.