EULAR Quality of Care Committee

The Quality of Care Committee improves the life of people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs) by developing recommendations, points to consider and further guidance on the prevention, diagnosis, classification, and treatment of RMDs, by optimising the methodology for collecting, interpreting and communicating data leading to EULAR’s recommendations, by acquiring the best members for EULAR’s task forces according to EULAR’s standardised operating procedures for guideline development, and by supervising the training and quality of EULAR’s pool of methodologists.

Quality of Care Committee By-Laws

Chair: Prof. Prof. Robert Landewé, The Netherlands
Past Chair: Tom Huizinga, The Netherlands

 

Committee members

Bente Appel Esbensen, Denmark
Birgit Barten, Germany
Alphons den Broeder, Netherlands
Ernest Choy, United Kingdom
Patrick Durez, Belgium
James Gwinnutt, United Kingdom
Merete Heltand, Denmark
Anna-Maria Hoffmann-Vold, Norway
Uta Kiltz, Germany
Agnes Kocher, Switzerland 
Laura Kuusalo, Finland
Helga Lechner-Radner, Austria
György Nagy, Hungary
Victoria Navarro-Compan, Spain
Karin Niedermann, Switzerland
Marloes van Onna, Netherlands
Annet van Royen, Netherlands
Sladana Rumpl Tunjic, Croatia
Adeline Ruyssen-Wiltrand, France
Alexandre Sepriano, Portugal

Related information

EULAR Task Forces

EULAR Task Forces bring experts in rheumatology fields together to share expertise and facilitate best practice exchange and ongoing medical development. Discover the fields of EULAR Task Forces and join today.

See more


EULAR Recommendations

The EULAR Committees regularly establish and publish recommendations for the treatment of various rheumatic disorders. Each of these recommendations are developed by a Task Force of specialists in their field.

See more


Study Groups

EULAR study groups are established networks in their respective fields and play an active part in the research and treatment of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.

See more


EULAR Scientific and clinical activities

EULAR fosters a multitude of activities in the field of research and supports projects in rheumatology by funding collaborative research between European rheumatology groups in fields that are in line with the mission, goals and strategies of EULAR.

See more


EULAR Statutes, Reports, and By-Laws

The official statutes of the European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatology, EULAR

See more



EULAR Committees

Established by the Board, Committees are set up to manage and perform the various activities of EULAR on behalf of the Council.

See more