Laws and regulations

The Danish Patient Compensation evaluates claim for compensation from patients who have received injuries due to healthcare treatment in both the public and private sector or side effects to drugs.

The Danish Patient Compensation evaluates the right to compensation. It is however the regions who pays compensation to the injured patients.

The Danish Ministry of Health pays compensation for injuries due to side effect for drugs.

Case law

Here you can see the statutes and regulations on which the Danish Patient Compensation act upon

Danish Act on the Right to Complain and Receive Compensation (pdf)

Summary of the Danish Act on the Right to Complain and Receive Compensation within the Health Service (pdf)

Summary Danish Act Right Complain Receive Compensation within the Health Service - Pharmaceutical Injuries (pdf)