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What quality and safety regulations apply in Germany?

Patients are treated in Germany according to specific standards and guidelines which are to safeguard and improve the quality and safety of the treatment. These are a prerequisite for an economically-viable, high-performance healthcare system.

If you seek treatment in Germany, it has to be provided in accordance with the standards and guidelines for quality and safety which have been determined for Germany. The German healthcare system aims to continuously improve the quality of the treatment and to guarantee availability of care. You will find below an overview of the legal framework and measures which help achieve this goal.



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Finding healthcare providers

You will find here a list of links to search engines available on the Internet, with explanations

Regional sources of information

You are living in a border region and you are searching for further regional information sources. Click here for an overview of institutions that could be helpful.

National information media

You will find more national information available here if you want to find out what treatment is available for specific diseases, or if you need further information on the topic of health.


Information on treatment in Germany at a glance