Health Law

3 ECTS / Semester / Portuguese

The course goals are: to gain an understanding of Health Law as an autonomous branch of the legal sciences, with its own principles and doctrines, starting with the constitutional status of the protection of health as a fundamental right; to gain an understanding of the Portuguese healthcare system (NHS), at the various levels of healthcare (primary, hospital and long-term). The course also aims to study the legal relationship resulting from providing healthcare services, within the NHS and private healthcare, with a special focus on patient rights.


Teaching Assistant
Teaching Assistant at Católica | Lisbon School of Law, where he earned his Undergraduate Degree (2004) and Master’s Degree (2011). He has researched and…