Professional politics

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Professional policy refers to the representation of interests for a certain profession, usually doctors, dentists or other medical professions .


There is no legal definition for the concept of professional politics. This can basically be understood as the sum of all measures that guarantee the quality of the working conditions. This definition includes both lobbying , e.g. For example, for a perceived favorable health policy and the debate within the profession to develop civil legal regulations. Public relations are an essential means of professional politics .


Usually, professional politics are organized in professional associations. This includes the medical associations , the dental associations , the physicians 'associations or dentists' associations , which in Germany as public corporations under public law tasks in the form of a self-management capacity, and clubs and associations.

Individual evidence

  1. Roderich Fellner, "The political development of the past decades in Austria"  ( page no longer available , search in web archivesInfo: The link was automatically marked as defective. Please check the link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. in: Spectrum of Ophthalmology, Issue 23, 2009.@1@ 2Template: Dead Link /  
  2. See also the objectives of the Swiss Dental Association SSO: "Who is the SSO?" , in: dentarena No. 1, March 2011, pp. 6-7.