Patients' and Consumers' Working Party

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The European Medicines Agency Human Scientific Committees' Working Party with Patients' and Consumers' Organisations (more commonly known as the Patients' and Consumers' Working Party or PCWP) provides recommendations to the European Medicines Agency and its human scientific committees on all matters of interest to patients in relation to medicinal products.

Mandate, rules of procedure and work programme

Information on the PCWP's responsibilities and composition are available in these documents:


The PCWP is composed of representatives from patients' and consumers' organisations that fulfil the eligibility criteria, as well as the Agency's human scientific committees and the Agency secretariat.

The following patients' and consumers' organisations are represented:

Related information

More information about the Agency's work with patients and consumers is also available.


Below (in alphabetical order of surname) are the current members, alternates and observers of the PCWP. The members' declarations of interests are available in the European expert list.

  • Teresa Alves
  • Aikaterini Apostolidou
  • Günter Karl-Heinz Auerswald
  • Steffen Bager
  • Paola Baiardi
  • Kieran Breen
  • Lina Buzermaniene
  • Nikos Dedes
  • Christine Dehn
  • Jose Drabwell
  • Gabriele Eibenstein
  • Harald Enzmann
  • Jean Georges
  • Marco Greco
  • Adamos Hadjipanayis
  • Hans-Ulrich David Haerry (Co-Chair)
  • Francois Houyez
  • Kaisa Immonen-Charalambous
  • Joke Jaarsma
  • Svilen Konov
  • Kerry Leeson-Beevers
  • Margaret Maguire
  • Sascha Marschang
  • Ken Mastris
  • Nick Meade
  • Isabelle Moulon (Co-Chair)
  • Daniel O'Connor
  • Simon O'Neill
  • Michal Odermarsky
  • Susanna Palkonen
  • Ilaria Passarani
  • Concepcion Prieto Yerro
  • Santos Quintano
  • Roberta Savli
  • Siegfried Schwarze
  • Tsveta Schyns-Liharska
  • Milena Stevanovic
  • Hildrun Sundseth
  • Alex Teligadas
  • Christoph Thalheim
  • Albert van der Zeijden
  • Helen Vella
  • Julia Wadoux
  • Donna Walsh
  • Barbro Westerholm
  • W.H.J.M. Wim Wientjens
  • W.H.J.M. Wim Wientjens