About us Advisory bodies

Three advisory bodies committees and two working groups have been created to handle current issues.

Scientific

The Scientific Sub-Committee (SSC) is set up as a consultative organ within the EAHM. lts mission is to advise the EAHM Executive Committee regarding the realisation of its objectives, which are the promotion of the professional competence of its members, directors and hospital executives.

Members of the SSC :

  • Doris Gillig
    President France
  • MHA Matthias P. Spielmann
    Vice-President Switzerland
  • Marc Hastert General Secretary 
  • Lorcan Birthistle Ireland
  • Heinz Kölking Germany
  • Prof. Pascal Verdonck Belgium
  • Portugal
  • Laure Pellerin Luxembourg
  • Alina Puriene Lithuania

European affairs

The Subcommittee “European Affairs” (SCEA) is working on several topics within the EAHM like the evaluation of European initiatives within the EU, Member States or other European partners. The initiatives and their evaluation serve as a contribution to the construction of a social Europe while representing the interests of the hospitals in this process.

Members of the SCEA :

  • Victor Herdeiro
    President Portugal
  • Danny Havenith
    Vice president Belgium
  • Heinz Kölking Germany
  • Christophe Gautier France
  • Dr Juraj Gemes Slovakia
  • Marc Hastert General Secretary
  • Peter Asche Germany
  • Dr Michel Nathan Luxembourg
  • Dr Gerard O’Callaghan, Ireland
  • Romualdas Sabaliauskas Lithuania
  • Mag. Karl Wulz Austria

Mental health

The Sub-Committee “mental health” (SCMH) is set up as a consultative organ within the EAHM. lts mission is to advise the EAHM Executive Committee regarding the realisation of its objectives in the field of Mental Health. The Sub-Committee will support the aims of EAHM with particular focus on the importance of building a first class, recovery oriented – strengths based and person-centred including social inclusion in mental health service. The Sub­Committee will set specific goals to support in EAHM hospitals further integration of services for persans struggling with mental health or substance abuse problems. This will also include the promotion of the professional competence of its members working as directors and hospital executives in mental health services.

Members of the SCMH :

  • Holger Höhmann
    President Germany
  • Anne Levy
    Vice president Switzerland
  • Paul Bomke
    Expert Germany
  • Nicole Demeter Belgium
  • Doris Gillig France
  • Klaus Kupfer Germany
  • Pascal Mariotti France
  • Niels Aagaard Nielsen Denmark
  • Prof. Vesna Šendula Jengi Croatia
  • Jim Ryan Ireland
  • Dr John Simpson United kingdom

Working group communication

Members of the Working Group Communication are :

  • Hans-Peter Wyss
    President Switzerland
  • Heinz Kölking
    Vice-President Germany
  • Philippe Blua France
  • Juraj Gemes Slovakia
  • Doris Gillig France
  • Marc Hastert Luxembourg
  • Victor Herdeiro Portugal
  • Freddy Iemants Belgium
  • Nikolaus Koller Austria
  • Caroline O’Regan Ireland

Working group IT-managers

Members of the Working Group – IT Managers are :

  • Dr Pierre-Michael Meier
    Expert Germany
  • Dr Lajos Horváth Hungary
  • Gunther Kostka Belgium
  • Irenijus Puotkalis Lithuania