The EO television programme Dit is de Dag Onderzoek has uncovered that at least 18 staff members of TBS clinics had sexual relations with patients, or at least crossed the line of professionalism.
Dutch women with breast implants from the French brand PIP, could be compensated
Breast implants from the French brand PIP do not expose carriers to an increased health risk, reported the Healthcare Inspectorate (IGZ)Wednesday.
The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories features: the commotion around Zwarte Piet, Greenpeace still trying to free their crew, Netherlands and Russia trying resolve their recent issues with one another, and of course the American NSA
The Health Care Inspectorate (IGZ) will disclose the report on the conduct of general practitioner Tromp from Tuitjenhorn to the public after all.
Following the commotion around a General Practitioner from Tuitjenhorn, who was suspended by the IGZ after he applied a palliative sedation, the Healthcare Inspectorate will talk with a number of professional organizations in the medical sector about responsible end-of-life care. The doctor later committed suicide.
A Rotterdam pharmacy has been closed down for at least a week by Healthcare Inspection. The reason is the absence of a pharmacist.
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.
The quality of healthcare in the Netherlands is not transparent enough. The Dutch Court of Audits, de Algemene Rekenkamer, states that it is difficult for patients to choose the right health care institution or practitioner because there is not enough information on their quality.