Patient's right to cross-border healthcare when effective hospital treatment is available in the patient’s Member State but the method of treatment used is against the patient’s religious beliefs

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Description

    In October 29th, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered a judgment in case A. vs Ministry of Health, No C-243/19. The Court in the judgment analysed significant legal issues relevant to Latvia. Therefore, the aim of the presentation is to analyse the main proceedings about the patient’s right to cross-border healthcare when effective hospital treatment is available in the patient’s Member State but the method of treatment used is against the patient’s religious beliefs. The presentation also aims to analyse whether the principle of objective investigation and prohibition of legal obstruction by institutions and courts in accordance with Administrative Procedure Law have been obeyed.
    Period25 Mar 2021
    Event titleRSU Research week 2021: PLACES
    Event typeConference
    LocationRīga, Latvia
    Degree of RecognitionInternational

    Keywords

    • cross-border healthcare
    • freedom of religion
    • Jehovah’s Witnesses
    • patient
    • principle of objective investigation
    • prohibition of legal obstruction by institutions and courts