Round Table 1
- Minister of Health of the Republic of Kosovo offered to define and appoint coordinators for each project (twinning, family centres and cross-border care) and to have them participate in a relevant Board in the Ministry of Health.
- Paediatric Cardiologist Ramush Bejiqui agreed to set up a virtual patients´database in the Paediatric Cardiac Centre of Prshtina University and agreed to appoint a resident to maintain it.
- First contact with Prishtina University to set up a university level educational twinning project Decision Making in CHILD Scenarios will be established by USM before end of 2012.
Round Table 2
- Parents´desire for cross-border training of local cardiac experts and campaign for further public support of ECHDO will made public
- Parents` organizations will work on impressing medical associations to establish basic guidelines for standard treatment of children with CHD / other life-threatening disease.
Round Table 3
- Paediatric Pulmonogist Zsolt Szepfalusi volunteered to invite insurance and health care authorities from CEE/SEE to the weekly decision making meeting in the Vienna lung transplant centre and offered to apply for grants from the European Respiratory Society and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
- The Paediatric Pulmonogists Lajos Kovacs and Zsolt Szepfalusi agreed to include the issue of cross-border lung transplantation into the programmes and agendas of national meetings in Hungary and Austria.
Round Table 4 & 5
- Cardiac Surgeon Andreas Zuckermann agreed to put together a team that will define the relevant variables for analysis of the status quo and thereafter to identify specialists who could be members of Paediatric Crossborder-Transplant Task Force.
- Paediatric Nephrologist Christoph Aufricht agreed to set up a Task force that will set out to identify specific challenges for adequate care to children with end-stage renal disease in selected CEE countries at the national and supranational level, and then to develop short- and longterm cooperative models to bridge that gap with EU wide twinning programs at the level of individual institutions.
Round Table 5
- Create European Task Forces to advance state of the art under- and postgraduate medical training. USM working on an Austrian telemedicine in the field of medical education
Round Table 6 (including progress report 06/2012)
- Create a European task Force to explore the potential for a single "clearinghouse' which manages requests for solid organ transplants as a feasibility study, to Explore European Union subsidy for centres providing solid organ transplants and to develop standards for centres providing solid organ transplants accompanied by a review of the number of centres required in Europe, recognising the need to co-located supporting specialist services.
- Paediatrician Simon Lenton (UK) and Paediatric Nephologist Jochen Ehrich ( G) initiated a paper from the European Paediatric Association and the conference Bridges for CHILD to be published in the Journal of Paediatrics in autumn 2012 (European challenges: cross border care for children. Ulrike Salzer-Muhar Arnold Pollak, Christoph Aufricht, Jochen Ehrich and Simon Lenton MD)
Round Table 8
- Those medical establishments involved in cross-border paediatric tertiary care should set up clear guidelines for acceptance and non-acceptance.