SANCO - Health and Consumers DG
The Board of Member States shall decide whether or not to approve the proposals for Networks, their membership and the termination of a Network.
On receiving an assessment report on a proposal for a Network and the proposed list of Members, drawn up pursuant to Article 4 of the Commission implementing decision, and after verifying that the minimum number of healthcare providers and Member States set out in Article 2(2) is reached, Member States shall, within the Board of Member States as provided in Article 6, decide on the approval of the proposed Network and its Members.
Commission implementing decision of 10.3.2014 setting out criteria for establising and evaluating European Reference Networks and their Members and for facilitating the exchanges of information and expertise on establishing and evaluating such Networks. Chapter II, Article 6.
Directive 2011/24/EU, article 12(4)(b) and (c).