The Institute for Patients' Rights and Health Education has launched a Patients' Organisations Support Centre to provide support activities to organisations working in the health sector. In this respect, the Centre supports foundations and associations by providing free advice on: patient rights, communication counselling, accounting, and support for local initiatives.

As part of the Patient Organisation Support Centre, organisations working in the health sector can use the following services free of charge:

  1. In terms of patient rights: counselling on individual cases of violation of patients' rights by patients' organisations, support on content of patients' rights in specific therapeutic areas, preparation of fact sheets on patients' rights to be used by organisations in the creation of publications, information materials for patients
  2. In terms of communication and image: advice on communication with the media and social media communication, strategic consultation on ongoing educational projects and social campaigns, ongoing support for image materials: preparation of logos, business cards, assistance with website preparation, setting up social media accounts/groups
  3. In terms of IT support: free creation of new websites for organisations or projects

To take advantage of the free support, please send a request with justification and description of your needs to email:

The activities of the Institute for Patients' Rights and Health Education from 2022 to 2024, including the Patients' Organisations Support Centre, are co-financed by the Norwegian Funds under the Active Citizens - National Fund programme funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway under the EEA Funds.

Detailed information can be found on the operator's website