Health Ranking

Health Care System Deteriorating

Despite it being a major priority of the current centre-right Swedish government, Sweden's long health care waiting lists have proven its downfall in a new survey of European health care systems, presented by a European Commission sponsored think tank in Brussels Tuesday.

Sweden fell back 3 places to 8th this time round, with weak scoring in patient accessibility being its Achilles heel. We spoke to Dr Arne Björnberg, Research Director at the Health Consumer Powerhouse, who says why Sweden has fallen down the league table.

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