New organisation structure of DHMA

11 August 2015

The Danish Medicines Agency to be re-established as an independent agency.

From the turn of the year 2015/2016, the Danish Health and Medicines Authority will be split into four agencies:

  • A health agency – will have dedicated focus on disease prevention, health planning and radiation protection.
  • A medicines agency – will focus on clinical trial authorisations and the marketing of new medicines in Denmark.
  • A patient safety agency – will handle the supervision and registration of healthcare professionals and deal with complaints.
  • A health data agency – will make health data available to researchers and authorities and strengthen the overall digitisation development in the healthcare system.

Read more about the new organisation structure (in Danish)

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