Project
Completed
2018

Disclosure of measures given by the disciplinary court; impact for the professional and for citizens (2016-2018)

Duration: Apr 2016 - Sep 2018

Background
Since July 2012, anyone can check whether certain disciplinary measures have been imposed on a healthcare professional under the Healthcare Professionals Act. This can be a burden for a professional, that adds to the burden of a complaining patient, the procedure and verdict.

Research questions
1. What consequences do professionals with a disciplinary measure experience from public disclosure?
2. What importance do citizens attach to the availability of information about disciplinary measures?

Methods
1. Questionnaire survey among professionals with a disciplinary measure.
2. Questionnaire survey among citizens.

Result
A report.
Funding
Ministerie van VWS