Sustainable healthcare, a matter of choice. People, resources and public support

In general, Dutch healthcare performs well, but there are major bottlenecks in parts of the system. To guarantee quality and accessibility, care must be sustainable in terms of financial means, personnel and public support. However, these three dimensions of sustainability are under increasing pressure due to developments such as an aging population, the emergence of new healthcare technology and an increase in the number of chronically ill people. In the report, the WRR concludes that – in order to limit the growth of healthcare – we need to make better choices about where our priorities lie in healthcare.

The WRR is currently working on an integral English translation of the report. This publication is expected to be published in the Springer series Research for Policy in the spring of 2023.