hospital

Fire Truck
Apr 21 '14 07:18

A fire broke out in a flat in Amsterdam on Sunday, injuring 13 people.

Police sign
Apr 18 '14 14:09

One man was injured in a massive fight in the center of Doetinchem, and 35 others arrested.

Apr 15 '14 10:00

Two people had to be treated by emergency staff and taken to hospital in an ambulance after a penetrating stench from the sewers in Venray made them unwell Monday evening.

Apr 15 '14 08:29

Two surfers had to be pulled from the North Sea on Monday by rescue services, around 9 kilometers from the coast of Voorne-Putten. It is thought that they were stuck out at sea for over four hours.

Vote
Apr 15 '14 08:19

A man was shot in his home in Kerkdriel, Gelderland by a robber. He has been brought to hospital, and the culprits are still on the run.

Police sign
Apr 14 '14 14:57

A 68-year old man was shot in his car in Steenbergen, North-Brabant. He is currently in hospital with serious injuries.

Reinier de Graaf Gasthuis
Apr 9 '14 11:31

A new hip operation allows patients to spend only a few hours under the knife, and then walk out of the hospital themselves with a new hip.

King's Cup
Apr 8 '14 10:07

Three girls from Volendam were brought to hospital in the weekend after a drinking game got out of hand. The girls became unconscious due to over-consumption of alcohol in a short period of time.

McDonald's
Apr 4 '14 15:49

McDonald's has pulled the Small Wrap Saté off the menu. The hamburger chain has been forced to do so after a 17-year old boy died.

Mar 28 '14 13:17

A promising new cancer therapy is going to be tested for the first time in the world at the Dutch Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital (NKI-AVL) in Amsterdam.

3D printer
Mar 26 '14 08:14

The UMC Utrecht has given a 22-year old woman a brand new skull implant. According to the hospital, this is a revolutionary procedure that has never been done before. The skull is made of plastic and was made with a 3D printer.

Alcohol
Mar 11 '14 09:59

5300 people ended up in the emergency room last year, with alcohol poisoning.

Brandweer
Feb 18 '14 07:17

Three people have been taken to hospital after a fire broke out in a flat in Ridderkerk, Zuid Holland

Jan 28 '14 10:47

A clinic in the northern Dutch city of Hoorn is currently testing close to 300 patients for possible infection with the VRE-bacteria.

Jan 17 '14 21:49

Police, responding to a report around 16:30 Friday afternoon, found the body of a boy in a home on the Noorderlicht in Amersfoort. They also found a wounded woman in the house, who was taken to a hospital by ambulance.

Nov 4 '13 00:05

A 24-year-old man from Leusden, near Amersfoort, was severely beaten by a large group this weekend.The police are looking for witnesses.

Oct 9 '13 04:20

The Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam (AMC) introduces a special navigation app so patients can find their way easier in the hospital The app can be installed on all smartphones.

Oct 1 '13 03:15

45 hospitals get the new label senior friendly hospital. Several elderly organizations joined forces to develop the new label. 130 hospitals were submitted to the test.

Sep 24 '13 02:00

Princess Beatrix was dismissed from the hospital on Monday morning and returned to castle Huis ten Bosch in The Hague.

May 15 '13 08:46

More and more Dutch hospitals remove ‘plofkip’ from te menu. Three large regional hospitals did already change to different style ckicken, six wil soon change to chicken with on the label one or two Better Life stars. This was reported by Wakker Dier.

‘Plofkip’ is a chicken who is administered a lot of antibiotics. By eating these animals, people also take these medicines in and because of that there are more resistant bacteria. This can be a threat to public health.

Apr 30 '13 17:14

Just after 4pm a stabbing occurred at the entrance of the Central Station in Amsterdam. One person was brought to hospital with unknown injuries.

Apr 19 '13 15:26

The HagaZiekenhuis, a hospital in The Hague, will perform heart surgery again from Tuesday. At the end of March operations in the department of cardiac surgery were put on hold after the hospital didn’t follow their own procedures.

Apr 16 '13 16:34

Two boys of 14 and 15 years old violently robbed an 80-year-old woman on Monday.

Apr 15 '13 08:44

More than 4,500 times a year, hospital staff become victims of physical and verbal violence. In more than 200  cases, the violence is so severe that the perpetrator gets a permanent ban for accessing the hospital. Minister Edith Schippers (Health) thinks these incidents are totally unacceptable.

On a request of the AD, a third of all hospitals gave access to data about intimidation against their staff. Extrapolated to all 93 Dutch hospitals, the figures come down to 4,500 times a year, which means twelve times a day.

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