AVAILABILITY OF MEDICAL STAFF IN POLAND IN COMPARISON TO OTHER EU COUNTRIES
Published: 29 Aug 2014
Abstract: Access to medical staff differs across Europe. In 2011, the country that had the smallest number of physicians in all European Union was Poland. During last ten years, the number of doctors per capita increased in all European countries except Poland and Estonia. The aim of the study is to analyse the availability of medical staff in Poland and selected EU countries in the years 2003-2011. Particular attention is paid to the number of health personnel operating in each analysed EU country, such as: professionally active physicians, practising nurses and midwives. The analyses for physicians are conducted according to various criteria, such as: gender, age, medical speciality. The problem of availability of medical services in analysed countries is shown on the background of the average for the EU.
Keywords: availability of medical staff in eu countries, healthcare systems, number of physicians per 100 000 inhabitants, number of nurses per 100 000 inhabita
Cite this article: Magdalena Kludacz, Marlena Piekut. AVAILABILITY OF MEDICAL STAFF IN POLAND IN COMPARISON TO OTHER EU COUNTRIES. Journal of International Scientific Publications: Economy & Business 8, 822-836 (2014). https://www.scientific-publications.net/en/article/1000439/
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