Disclosure of measures given to healthcare professionals by the disciplinary court. Consequences for the professional and his social environment and its importance to citizens

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.

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?

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

Ministerie van VWS