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Switzerland's Primary Care Doctor Disparity Revealed

At the end of 2021, 9184 primary care doctors were working in Switzerland. The working week of doctors in rural areas was on average 8% longer (in hours) than that of doctors in towns. There was one primary care doctor per 1000 inhabitants in urban centres and 0.4 per 1000 inhabitants in rural areas. These are some of the results from a new publication from the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).

2023-11-24 08:45:22
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Quelle: Swiss Federal Council

According to the Federal Statistical Office (FSO), there were 9184 primary care doctors working in Switzerland at the end of 2021. The working week of doctors in rural areas was on average 8% longer than that of doctors in towns.

In urban centres, there was one primary care doctor per 1000 inhabitants, while in rural areas, there was only 0.4 primary care doctor per 1000 inhabitants. The FSO has published these results in a new publication.

More information can be found on the FSO website..

(Quelle:Swiss Federal Council modified with ChatGPT)

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Switzerland's Primary Care Doctor Disparity Revealed