For acute problems that cannot be treated immediately by your GP (general practitioner), you can go to the emergency department (ED). The ED is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can reach the emergency department through the main entrance of the hospital. By car, please follow the signs ‘Spoedeisende Hulp’. The entrance of the emergency department is at the back of the hospital, on the south side. You can get out of the car right in front of the emergency department.
When you enter the emergency department, a nurse immediately will assess the extent of your injuries. When it is busy, acute cases have priority over less acute cases. This means you might have to wait. Always carry a valid identity document with you, such as your passport, driving license or identity card. You must bring your insurance card as well. If you are not insured, you have to pay in cash.
If you urgently need medical advice, you should first contact your GP. If he thinks you should be examined by a specialist on the same day, he will refer you to the emergency department. If your GP or his replacement is unavailable, you should go to the after-hours medical clinic in the hospital.
Outside office hours, please contact the after-hours medical clinic in the hospital. The after-hours medical clinic is open from Mondays to Fridays from 17.00 – 08.00 hrs, at weekends and during holidays.