Healthcare Professionals' Working Party

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The Healthcare Professionals' Working Party (HCPWP) provides a platform for exchange of information and discussion of issues of common interest between the European Medicines Agency and healthcare professionals.

The HCPWP, established in 2013, has enabled the Agency to build upon its existing interactions with healthcare professionals. It provides recommendations to the EMA and its human scientific committees on all matters of interest in relation to medicines.

The following documents provide information on the HCPWP's responsibilities and composition:

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For information on upcoming and past meetings of the PCWP, including meeting materials, see:


The HCPWP consists of:

The members' declarations of interests are available in the European experts list.


EMAJuan Garcia Burgos
European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO)Rosa Giuliani


Organisation representative members

Member organisationRepresentative(s)
European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI)Ioana Agache
Marek Jutel
European Academy of Neurology (EAN)Messoud Ashina
Yves Dauvilliers
European Academy of PaediatricsKarel Allegaert
Ann De Guchtenaere
European Alliance for Vision Research and Ophthalmology (EU-EYE)Dominique Bremond-Gignac
Mor Dickman
European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR)Joost F. Swart
European Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (EACPT)Arantxa Sancho
European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP)Piera Polidori
Despoina Makridaki
Stephanie Kohl
European Association of Urology (EAU)Theo de Reijke
Vasileios Sakalis
Sarah Collen
European Federation of Internal Medicine (EFIM)Gualberto Gussoni
European Forum for Primary Care (EFPC)Walter Marrocco
Elena Petelos
European Geriatric Medicine Society (EUGMS)Michael Denkinger
Wilma Knol
European Hematology Association (EHA)Ulrich Jäger
Robin Doeswijk
European Psychiatric Association (EPA)Gert Dom
Margaret Walker
European Respiratory Society (ERS)Anita Simonds
Brian Ward
European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO)Dario Trapani
Elisabeth de Vries
European Society of Cardiology (ESC)Piotr Szymański
Martin Landray
European Society of Radiology (ESR)Olivier Clément
Núria Bargalló Alabart
European Specialist Nurses Organisations (ESNO)Ber Oomen
Adriano Friganovic
European Union of General Practitioners (UEMO)Tiago Villanueva
Mary McCarthy
Pharmaceutical Group of the European Union (PGEU)Jorge Batista
Ilaria Passarani
Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME)Marcin Rodzinka-Verhelle
Christiaan Keijzer
United European Gastroenterology (UEG)Markus Peck‐Radosavljevic
Rui Eduardo Castro


Members representing EMA scientific committees

EMA Scientific Committee Representative(s)
Committee for Advanced TherapiesAlessandro Aiuti 
Federica Chiara 
Committee for Medicinal Products for Human UseFàtima Ventura 
Concepción Prieto Yerro
Committee for Orphan Medicinal ProductsElisabeth Johanne Rook
Committee for Herbal Medicinal ProductsOlga Maria Palomino 
An Le
Paediatric CommitteeJohannes Taminiau 
Dimitrios Athanasiou
Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment CommitteeRoberto Frontini 



EMA Management BoardDenis Lacombe 
Patients' and Consumers' Working Party (alternating)Angela Bradshaw 
Kaisa Immonen
European Commission (DG SANTE)Rotating membership
Coordination Group for Mutual Recognition and Decentralised Procedures - Human (CMDh)

Jitka Vokrouhlická
Nina Malvik


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