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21.2.2014OIE Regional meeting, SOFIA1 PRIVATE VETERINARY SERVICES IN SLOVENIA ORGANISATION OF THE STATUTORY BODIES ISSUES ARISING FROM PRIVATISATION OF VETERINARY PRACTICES
21.2.2014 OIE Regional meeting, SOFIA3 FROM STATE TO PRIVATE Privatisation of field veterinary services from 1993 to 1998 New veterinary legislation in 1995 Division of veterinary services in 3 levels –Meat hygiene, field control (39%) –Education and diagnostics (17%) –Private vets, industries (44%) –State officers ????
21.2.2014 OIE Regional meeting, SOFIA4 PROPORTIONS BETWEEN PRIVATE AND STATE HIGHEST EU IRELAND – 86.02%, LOWEST EU DENMARK – 55,82%, HIGHEST CEEC CROATIA – 69,11%, LOWEST CEEC SLOVENIA – 44.06%
21.2.2014 OIE Regional meeting, SOFIA5 SLOVENIA VETERINARY CHAMBER Establish in 1995 – according to vet. act Only private veterinarians and technicians (para-professionals) Organisation very restrictive to members – court of arbitration, professional court, ethical committee Problem with competencies of Chamber Idea of including all vets in Chamber
21.2.2014 OIE Regional meeting, SOFIA6 SLOVENIAN VETERINARY CHAMBER (1) Self regulated and self financing institution, Difficulties in communication with the state, No influence on future organisation, Theoretically lot of power, practically always to negotiate about authorisations rules and rights. Every time after the changing Statutes, government must give permission to introduce.
21.2.2014 OIE Regional meeting, SOFIA7 SLOVENIA VETERINARY CHAMBER (2) Reorganisation of Veterinary Chamber in 2001 All vets obligatory members of the Chamber Six sections – private, education and diagnostic, official vets, industry, army and insurance vets 3 big sections and 3 small ones –problem with decission process
21.2.2014 OIE Regional meeting, SOFIA8 SLOVENIA VETERINARY CHAMBER –major forces Professional and ethical committee Court of arbitration Public authorisations – veterinary licence, public register of vets, registration of veterinary practices, professional supervision of practices and individual vets, Veterinary specialisation and LLL
21.2.2014 OIE Regional meeting, SOFIA9 PUBLIC AUTHORISATION Licence – necessary to get together 35 hours of education per year, valid for 10 years, Public register of all vets – difficult to manage Registration of veterinary practices – every 3 years, Professional supervission of the practices -regular every 3 years, - extraordinary – whebever is necessary Supervission of the vets – additional education or examination Organisation of educational conferences,
21.2.2014 OIE Regional meeting, SOFIA10 SLOVENIA VETERINARY CHAMBER - weaknes Difficult decission making process Disciplinary measures only for private vets Very different interests State veterinarians difficult to find interests –they dont want to be members of the community Small sections have bigger influence
21.2.2014 OIE Regional meeting, SOFIA11 SLOVENIA VETERINARY CHAMBER - way forward Reorganisation in 2009 Obligatory for all vets who have to deal with any kind of diagnosis – live animals, meat inspection, official vets in animal transport, epizootiological investigation Uniform organisation – regional princip
21.2.2014 OIE Regional meeting, SOFIA12 COMMENTS THEORETICALLY EQUAL SYSTEM OF THE ORGANISATION OF VETERINARY SERVICE IN EU AND CEEC, UNNECESSARY SUPPORT OF STATE STRUCTURES DURING REORGANISATION BY BRUSSELS ADMINISTRATION DURING ACSESSION PROCESS, MORE OR LESS MINOR TRADITION AS SELF REGULATED PROFESSION.
21.2.2014 OIE Regional meeting, SOFIA13 COMMENTS(II) SUPPORT IN ORGANISATION OF THE INDEPENDANT, SELFREGULATED PROFESSIONAL BODIES (NOT ONLY VETERINRY LEGISLATION), NECESSARY SUPPORT IN MANAGEMANT KNOWLEDGE, CPD PROGRAMMS,
21.2.2014 OIE Regional meeting, SOFIA14 THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR ATTENTION!