24 JANUARY 2019

Outpatient and home visits, 2017

The number of physicians' and nurses' outpatient visits for 2017 is published in Health Statistics and Health Research Database.

The total number of physicians’ and nurses’ outpatient visits decreased by 5% compared to 2016. At the same time the number of home visits decreased by 10%, and it was due to decline of family doctors. They made 11% (nearly 3,700) less home visits than year before.

The number of independent outpatient and home visits of nurses has increased by 0.1% and 3% respectively. Two-thirds of the outpatient visits was made by family nurses and the most of home visits was made by home nurses. The number of midwives’ outpatient visits increased also by 5%.

News published 26.10.2018.