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Dutch coalition tackles waiting lists

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7136.955k (Published 28 March 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:955
  1. Tony Sheldon
  1. Utrecht

    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 …

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