Duties and responsibilities for Swiss healthcare are divided among the federal, cantonal and municipal authorities. A national health policy enables the various players to coordinate their efforts in select areas of healthcare and at the same time draw on the wealth of ideas and innovative potential inherent in the federal system. Find out here about the current areas of policy.
The existing potential of specialists in Switzerland shall be supported and utilised to a greater extent. This is the objective of the two new healthcare support programmes which were approved by the Federal Council on 4 March 2016.