The fourth European Conference on Health law takes place in Coimbra, Portugal, from Wednesday 9th October until Friday 11th October, 2013. It is organized by the European Association of Health Law (EAHL) every two years since 2008 when EAHL was established. On Thursday, a Joint Workshop by the EAHL and the European Journal on Health Law (EJHL) about “Patient Safety and Informational Privacy from a European Perspective” will take place. Fritz Pieper will attend as panel member. For more information on the programme visit http://eahlconference2013.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=6&Itemid=5/.