Medicinal Products
Order 251/2014. D.R. 4, Series II of 2014-01-07
Ministry of Health - Office of the Secretary of State for Health

Amends the Annex to the Order 280/2011, of 11th March, which defined the conditions of use and waiver of prescribed opioid medicinal products for the treatment of moderate to strong chronic non-malignant pain.

Order 706-B/2014. D.R. 10, 2º Supplement, Series II of 2014-01-15
Ministry of Health - Office of the Secretary of State for Health

Amends the Annex to the Order 4466/2005, of 10th February, which defined the conditions of use and waiver of prescribed medicinal products for Crohn’s Disease patients.

Order 1261/2014. D.R. 18, Series II of 2014-01-27
Ministry of Health - Office of the Secretary of State for Health

Determines that the medicinal products for the  treatment of hyperphenylalaninemia (HPA) in patients with phenylketonuria (PKU) and in patients with tetrahydrobiopterin deficiency (BH4) enjoy special subsidy scheme and establishes guidelines in remission.

Order 1261/2014. D.R. 18, Series II of 2014-01-27
Ministry of Health - Office of the Secretary of State for Health

Approves  the  pharmacotherapeutic  medicinal  products  classification.  Revokes  Order 21844/2004, of 12th October.

Invoices’ Conference Centre
Resolution 20/2014. D.R. 6, Series II of 2014-01-09
Ministry of Health – Health System Central Administration, IP

Creates the Invoices’ Conference Centre Management Unit.

Private Health Units
Order 8/2014. D.R. 9, Series I of 2014-01-14
Ministry of Health

First amendment to Order 615/2010, of 3rd August, establishing minimum requirements regarding the organization and operation, human resources and technical facilities for the activity of private health units with the aim of providing medical and nursing services in obstetrics and neonatology.

Order 33/2014. D.R. 30, Series I of 2014-02-12
Ministry of Health

Establishes minimum requirements regarding the organization and operation, human resources and technical facilities for the activity of health units for nuclear medicine.

Order 34/2014. D.R. 30, Series I of 2014-02-12
Ministry of Health

Establishes minimum requirements for organization and operation, human resources and technical facilities for the activity of radiotherapy/radio-oncology private health units.

Order 35/2014. D.R. 30, Series I of 2014-02-12
Ministry of Health

Establishes minimum requirements for organization and operation, human resources and technical facilities for the activity of radiology health units.

National Health Service
Decree-Law 14/2014. D.R. 15, Series I of 2014-01-22
Ministry of Health

Establishes the legal framework of incompatibilities of members of committees, working groups, panels of pre-contractual procedures, and consultants who support the panels, or participate in the selection, evaluation, issuing of standards and guidelines of clinical character, development forms, relating to medicinal products and medical device within the institutions and services of the National Health Service, regardless of their legal nature, as well as the services and bodies of the Ministry of Health.

Order 1317-B/2014. D.R. 18, 3º Supplement, Series II of 2014 -01-27
Ministry of Health - Office of the Secretary of State for Health

Establishes a generic authorization quota regarding a maximum number of hours for the hiring of medical personnel, in the provision of services system, by the institutions of the National Health Service in the public business sector.

Order 20/2014. D.R. 20, Series I of 2014-01-29
Ministry of Health

Approves the tables of prices that are to be practiced by the National Health Services, as well as its Regulation, and revokes Order 163/2013 of 24th April.

Order 2156-B/2014. D.R. 28, Supplement, Series II of 2014-02-10
Ministry of Health – Minister’s Office

Approves  the  template  for  declaration  of  absence  incompatibilities  of  members  of committees, working groups, panels of pre-contractual procedures and consultants who support the panels, or participate in the selection, evaluation, issuing of standards and guidelines of clinical character or development of forms, relating to medical produ cts and medical device within the institutions and services of the National Health Service, regardless of their legal nature, as well as the services and bodies of the Ministry of Health.

Dentistry
Order 1136/2014. D.R. 16, Series II of 2014-01-23
Ministry of Health - Office of the Secretary of State for Health

Creates and determines the composition of the National Medicinal Products Commission and Health Products within the scope of dentistry.

Reimbursement of Medicinal Products
Order 24/2014. D.R. 22, Series I of 2014-01-31 Ministry of Health

First amendment to Order 193/2011 of 13th May, that regulates the payment procedure of State subsidies in the retail price of medicinal products, which is exempt to the beneficiaries of the National Health Service that are not covered by any subsystem, or that receiving reimbursement under the complementarity system.

Order 158/2014. D.R. 37, Series II of 2014-02-21
Ministry of Health - Office of the Secretary of State for Health

Revises the special reimbursement system for medicinal products for the treatment of hepatitis C. Revoked Order 194/2012, of 18th April.

Order 45/2014. D.R. 37, Series I of 2014-02-21
Ministry of Health

Fifth amendment to order  924-A/2010 of 17th  September, which defines the pharmacotherapeutic groups and subgroups that integrate the different levels of reimbursement the State in the price of medicinal products. It rectified, by Statement of Rectification 11-A/2014, the inaccuracies of Ordinance 45/2014.

Non-conventional Therapy
Order 25/2014. D.R. 23, Series I of 2014-02-03
Ministry of Health

Establishes the powers and rules for the Non-conventional Therapies Advisory Council.

Transplants
Order 1886/2014. D.R. 26, Series II of 2014-02-06
Ministry of Health - Office of the Deputy Secretary of State for Health

Determines the amounts to be allocated to public or private establishments, including entities located in the Autonomous Regions of the Azores and Madeira, that are authorized to perform acts of harvesting and transplanting. Revokes Orde r 10485/2011, D.R. 159, Series II, of August 19th 2011.

Integrated Continuous Care
Order 1981/2014. D.R. 27, Series II of 2014-02-07
Ministry of Health - Office of the Deputy Secretary of State for Health

Creates the Working Group for the contracting development of within the integrated continuous care.

Public Procurement Contracts
Order 2521/2014. D.R. 33, Series II of 2014-02-17
Ministry of Health - Office of the Secretary of State for Health

Establishes arrangements within the Ministry of Health’s Shared Services regarding the Public Procurement Contracts, which determine the supply conditions for Operating Room Disposable Material - PART III.

Order 2644/2014. D.R. 34, Series II of 2014-02-18
Ministry of Health - Office of the Secretary of State for Health

Establishes arrangements within the Ministry of Health’s Shared Services for the Public Procurement Contracts that determine the supply conditions of vaccines and tuberculin.

Statutes of the Order of Nurses
Law 8/2014. D.R. 36, Series I of 2014-02-20
Parliament

Amends the terms of the transitional arrangements for allocating the nurse title, (first amendment to Law 111/2009 of 16th September, that represents the first amendment to the Statute of the Order of Nurses, approved by Decree-Law 104/98 of 21st April) applying the system provided by paragraph 2 of Article 4 of Law 111/2009 to students who graduate in Nursing before the entry into force of the Statute of Nurses reviewed pursuant to the provisions of Law 2/2013 of 10th January and revokes paragr aph 4 of article 4 of Law 111/2009.

Military Health System
Order 2943/2014. D.R. 37, Series II of 2014-02-21
Ministry of National Defense – Minister’s Office

Reform of the Military Health System.