Gudrun Vater

Gudrun-VaterThe Federal State Commissioner for Patients in NRW, Head of the Federal State Commissioner for Patients in NRW Office
The Commissioner is delegated to protect and promote patients’ and their relatives’ interests in NRW. He and his office offer support to people who need information about their rights in healthcare and how to enforce these. Moreover, he collects complaints e. g. about doctors, clinics or health-insurance agencies. With this information, the Commissioner aims at the concerned parties to achieve just and patient-focused solutions. As a member of different federal state government bodies he is involved in health legislation and policy.