On September 18th 2013 a strike of Croatian doctors was started, organized by the Croatian Doctors' Trade Union. It was done in cooperation with the Croatian Nurses' Union (which finished their participation in strike on September 26th 2013)
The EU Commission has opened a procedure against France because hospital doctors’ right to a 48-hour average weekly working time is currently not guaranteed in France.
On Tuesday 3rd September 2013 the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) served formal notice of industrial action by Junior Doctors.
At its General Assembly, held on 11/05/2013 in Prague, the European Junior Doctors (EJD) discussed the future of healthcare in Europe. Among other topics, the unusual and alarming development in Slovakia, where the proposals set out to change §38 and §63 of Act 587/2004 will result in discrimination of doctors and healthcare workers, was discussed.