If you experience an acute emergency, severe pain or an accident call the following numbers:
Between 08:00 – 17:00 on working days contact your general practitioner (GP)
0900 – 88 61
Between 17:00 – 08:00 on working days and weekends contact the central doctor’s practice (Centrale Huisartsenpost in Dutch)
If you think a situation is life threatening you can call the European emergency number 112 at any time. You can then ask for an ambulance, police or fire brigade.
If you are experiencing a mild complaint you can check the website www.thuisarts.nl.It is a reliable source of medical information on a number of medical ailments. Unfortunately this website is, for now, only available in Dutch.