Health system

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Health system

Hospitals (2017)

281

Beds

38 157

Personnel (in full-time equivalents)

164 964

 Hospitalisation rate (for 1000 inhabitants)

119,3

Nursing homes (2018)

 

Places

99 622

Jobs (in full-time equivalents)

96 453

Accommodation rate among persons aged ≥ 80 years (as at 31.12) (as a %)

15,3

Home care services (2018)

 

Personnel (in full-time equivalents)

23 554

Rate of recourse to home care among persons aged ≥ 80 years (as a %)

28,9

Medical practices and ambulatory centers

 

Doctors (in full-time equivalents) (2017)

15 527

Non-medical personnel (in full-time equivalents) (2017)

26 254

Medical consultations (at least one) as a % 1 (2017)

81,2

Dentists  

Number of dentists2 (2018)

4 337

Dental consultations (at least one) as a % 1 (2012)

62,9

1 Population aged 15 or over living in a private household, Swiss Health Survey
2 Swiss Dental Association (SSO)

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