Dutch coalition tackles waiting listsBMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7136.955k (Published 28 March 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:955
- Tony Sheldon
All parties concerned in health care in the Netherlands have joined forces to tackle the long standing problem of excessive waiting times and avert the threat of a two tier service emerging.
The broad coalition of 14 national organisations representing doctors, hospitals, patients, health insurers, and employers have in five weeks reached a rare consensus. Their report calls …