Nurse to doctor ratio reached 4.30 persons in 2013 in Switzerland, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 0.831 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, nurse to doctor ratio in Switzerland reached an all time high of 4.33 persons in 2012 and an all time low of 3.91 persons in 2008. When compared to Switzerland's main peers, nurse to doctor ratio in Austria amounted to 1.58 persons and 3.20 persons in Germany in 2013.
Switzerland has been ranked 1st within the group of 26 countries we follow in terms of nurse to doctor ratio.
Many nurses provide care within the ordering scope of physicians, and this traditional role has come to shape the historic public image of nurses as care providers.