Upcoming Events


The President of the European Parliament has implemented a three week ban on external meetings being held in the European Parliament, due to the ongoing Coronavirus public health concerns. We will closely monitor the situation and we plan to reschedule the meeting for a later date.

What impact for those living with brain, mind and pain disorders?

Seated Breakfast Meeting

March 17th 2020, 08.00h to 09.30h
European Parliament, Brussels
Room: Members Salon, ASP 0 G  
Hosted by: Isabel Wiseler-Lima, MEP

On this occasion, we would like to zoom in on the European Commission’s communication on “Enabling the digital transformation of health and care in the Digital Single Market; empowering citizens and building a healthier society”, as well as the Parliament’s motion for a resolution on the same topic that was published in December 2019.

The Commission’s communication states that “European coordinated action in this field can bring tangible benefits for citizens and health systems in the EU, making it possible to tackle major health challenges such as cancer or brain disease…”

Therefore, we would like to explore how we can best optimise these frameworks and arising policy actions to improve the quality of life of those living with neurological disorders and chronic pain conditions, as well as empowering and involving patients more meaningfully in their own healthcare.

 The draft agenda can be found HERE.

You are invited to register by completing the online registration form before March 6th : https://forms.gle/ruqutGYdR2Yk8WUC7

***NOTE: As this is a seated breakfast meeting, we need to monitor the number of participants as there are limited places available. European Parliament badge holders are also asked to register officially too. Places will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis. Registration will close earlier if all places have been filled. Finally, we request that only one person per organisation would attend.***

Past Events

Ensuring equitable access to treatment, services and support
Nov 22nd, 2019 – European Parliament, Brussels


Fighting Discrimination at Work for those affected by neurological disorders and chronic pain conditions
March 6th, 2019 – European Parliament, Brussels


Future of Healthcare in Europe – What next for brain, mind & pain?
November 21st, 2018 – European Parliament, Brussels


Optimising Patient Relevant Outcome Measures for sustainable healthcare systems and strong economies
June 20th, 2018 – European Parliament, Brussels


How can the EU #MakeWorkWork for young people affected by brain, mind and pain conditions
February 21st, 2018 – European Parliament, Brussels


Ensuring equitable access to high-quality treatment in brain, mind and pain disorders
November 22nd, 2017 – European Parliament, Brussels


The Value of Early Intervention in Brain, Mind and Pain Conditions
July 12th, 2017 – European Parliament, Brussels


Optimising the European Social Pillar to #MakeWorkWork for those affected by brain disorders and chronic pain conditions
March 8th, 2017 – European Parliament, Brussels


November 29th, 2016 – European Parliament, Brussels


Launch of the Written Declaration – Access to Employment for those affected by brain disorders and chronic pain conditions
October 25th, 2016 – European Parliament, Strasbourg


Patient Involvement in Research – How and Why those with Brain, Mind and Pain Disorders must be involved?
June 22nd, 2016 – European Parliament, Brussels


Neurological and Chronic Pain Disorders at Work
February 24, 2016 – European Parliament, Brussels


Tackling the Stigma of Neurological and Chronic Pain Disorders
October 14th, 2015 – European Parliament, Brussels


Health Prevention and Promotion Event
June 24th, 2015 – Brussels


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