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Patients, carers, patient advocates and patient organisation representatives have unique knowledge and experiences to move towards truly patient-centered prevention, diagnosis treatment and care. It is essential that patients have a seat at the table when healthcare decisions are taken.

The Patvocates Network is a consultancy, social enterprise and think tank on patient advocacy, health policy and patient engagement in medical research. It provides unique insights, experience and connections in patient advocacy through to establish effective engagement frameworks, policies, processes and projects for patient advocacy groups, authorities, healthcare institutions and the private sector.

Patvocates is run by a team of leading pan-European patient advocates with extensive knowledge of pan-European healthcare systems, institutions, stakeholders, cultures and the pan-European patient community.

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Why emotions matter

By Tamás Bereczky | May 3, 2017

Our work in patient advocacy comes from a human rights-based perspective. The right to health is a fundamental human right[1], and all individuals are entitled to the highest attainable quality of health regardless of their legal or health status or any other characteristics. We also believe and argue throughout our body of…

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Don’t know how to do it? Here’s the practical roadmap on patient involvement in research and development

By Jan Geissler | March 27, 2017

The development of new therapies is a highly regulated, costly, long and complex process. In an era of growing demand, pressure on healthcare budgets, and emphasis on patient-centricity, quality and sustainability of healthcare, it is critical to take patients’ needs into account at all stages of research – from research…

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By admin | March 30, 2017

Welcome to the Patvocates Network! Patients, carers, patient advocates and patient organisation representatives have unique knowledge and experiences to move towards truly patient-centered prevention, diagnosis treatment and care. It is essential that patients have a seat at the table when healthcare decisions are taken. The Patvocates Network is a consultancy,…

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Who we are

By Jan Geissler | March 30, 2017

The Patvocates Network is a consultancy, social enterprise and think tank on patient advocacy, health policy and patient engagement in medical research. The Patvocates Network provides unique insights, experience and connections in patient advocacy through strategy development, meaningful stakeholder interaction and excellence in project implementation. We provide strategic consultancy, hands-on…

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Senior Office Assistant

By Jan Geissler | December 2, 2019

Patvocates is looking for a Senior Office Assistant to the CEO of this social enterprise. Full time / permanent 10 days of travel per year Munich, Germany 35.000-40.000 EUR gross salary per year, depending on prior experience and track record Tasks: Provide business support and assistance to the CEO Monitor…

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