Name of policy
Individual Health Care Professionals Act (Wet BIG)
Please briefly describe the policy
This Act concerns with the quality of care and protection provided to patients, and provides a register of health care professionals (the BIG-register). The BIG-register registers pharmacists, physicians, physiotherapists, health care psychologists, psychotherapists, dentists, midwives and nurses.
Is this policy about:Health care
Does this policy cover:The care of people having a neurodegenerative condition (the patient)
Please categorise the policy using the following descriptorsPolicy or operational framework to define standards for the quality of care ?Framework for diagnosis and patient/family support (for example, covering the provision of services such as memory clinics)Policy on individual choice and control (autonomy) in care and treatment decision-making. Policy on payment for care. Policy or regulations relating to residential care or nursing home supportSupport for independent living and community based care Support for end of life careEducation programmes for healthcare professionals and carersHealthcare policy for primary care (local doctor) or other community healthcare provision (such as nurses, chiropodists, health visitors) in relation to neurodegenerative conditions
Relevant web link to policy document