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WHC Barometer: Queues for doctors have not lengthened since last year, but are longer than in 2012

MedExpress Team

Piotr Wójcik

Published Sept. 28, 2023 17:51

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The average waiting time for patients to receive health services resulting from the treatment process is 3.5 months (3.6 months a year ago), to a specialist 3.7 months (4.1 a year ago), and for diagnostic tests - 2.5 months ( the same as a year ago), according to data published in the Watch Health Care Foundation Barometer. Although the situation has not changed or the time has shortened compared to last year, it turns out that compared to 2012 data, the waiting time for health services has increased by more than a month.

- There are minor fluctuations, but overall the trend is negative. The average waiting time for index benefits is simply increasing. The trend is unequivocally negative, so Poles are standing in line longer and longer. It is getting worse and worse. Queuing is a pathological symptom of the health care system. The second symptom is corruption - overt and veil...

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