Heng, Simon
July 2009
Community Care;7/9/2009, Issue 1778, p10
The article presents the author's views on the current health and social care conditions in Sweden. In Sweden, they had integrated teams of social workers, community nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and housing officers, says the author. According to the author, now the services are no longer free at the point of delivery, and may well be discriminatory.


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