According to Zorgkiezer.nl, the rates at hospitals for the same treatment varies significantly. For example, the VU Medical Center in Amsterdam charges nearly double what the Slotervaart Hospital does.
The latest trend seems to be running in conjunction with meditation. The number of people who run is still increasing. The popularity of running in groups led by a trainer has also grown.
According to the six clinical hospitals that together perform the most cancer treatments in the Netherlands, the cancer care in our country could be better.
Euthanasia Doctors sometimes give in too quickly to the claims of patients that they are suffering unbearably. It can therefore not be ruled out that in the Netherlands euthanasia is granted to people who still had years to live.
Minister Edith Schippers' subsidy regulation to encourage medical specialists to work as an employee, has failed. Only in 3 of 67 hospitals did self employed specialists partnerships decide to disband in favor of permanent employment.
Treatments at the dentist and orthodontist will be cheaper next year. The Dutch Healthcare Authority has determined new maximum rates that will take effect on July 1st, 2015.
Wakker Dier is starting a campaign today to remove battery farmed chicken from stores, targeting supermarkets and now Keurslager.
An elderly couple, who is reliant on care, is going to court because of the reforms in health care. They are supported by the umbrella organization for the chronically ill and disabled, Ieder(in).
State Secretary of Health Martin van Rijn has received a lot of criticism over the failing care for people with dementia.
The Sint Lucas Andreas Hospital in Amsterdam announced yesterday that at least 6 of their patients have been infected with the norovirus.
The Cooperating Aid Agencies (Samewerkende Hulporganisaties - SHO) have announced that they will raise money in a national relief effort in the fight against Ebola via Giro 555.
The number of deaths because of carbon monoxide poisoning is increasing because of mistakes in the installation of new central heating boilers. Tjibbe Joustra, President of the Safety Board, says that installers are often not qualified.
Pediatricians are calling for a ban on energy drinks for children under 13 years of age.
Nearly one million Dutch people are suffering from burnouts caused by stress.
Late last week the six suppliers, who provide over a million pieces of fruit to more than 350 thousand students every week, notified schools that they will no longer be delivering the Schoolfruit.
Police officers narrowly saved a woman in her house in Bakkeveen from asphyxiation last night.
According to the Dutch Association Soft Drinks, Water, Juices (FWS), people in the Netherlands drank millions of liters more tap water in 2013.
The Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) is going to use portable devices to take air samples to help inspectors determine whether the smoking ban has been violated.
On Thursday the Ministry of Defense released over 500 documents relating to the issues surrounding chrome paint.
Residents of Utrecht is getting rid of their old diesel cars. From January 1st these cars will not be allowed to enter the city center.
According to figures from Statistics Netherlands, the chance of women dying during pregnancy or childbirth has become ten times smaller since the 1950's. From 2007 less than ten women die during pregnancy or childbirth per year.
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Employers are increasingly only hiring employees who look fit and vital.