From today patients of the University Medical Center Utrecht will have direct access to their entire patient record, NU reports.
In Overijssel, two Municipal Healtcare Service's (GGD) in the region of Twente have reported a rise in cases of whooping cough. Nurses are warning those vaccinated that their cough might not be a nasty cold after all, RTV Oost reports.
The police in The Netherlands have received more reports of child pornography in 2013 than in 2012. Reported incidents of the production, spreading or downloading of child pornography was 535 in 2013. Compared to 496 in 2012, that's an 8 percent rise.
The Public Prosecution Authority (OM) has so far received 120 complaints from people against PvdA-leaders Diederik Samsom and Hans Spekman after a call from PVV-leader Geert Wilders. The OM has also heard from 5,000 people about Geert Wilders' anti-Moroccan remarks during the municipal elections, the Volkskrant reports.
The Netherlands is overwhelmed by an "unprecedented" flood of hay fever cases, and allergists are working overtime, De Persdienst (The Press Service) reports.
Police in Rotterdam arrested two men who kidnapped a woman on Sunday. Thanks to eye-witnesses, police were able to find the men and take them to the station for questioning.
Bullying has increased at schools in The Netherlands. Last year, there were almost 20 percent more reports of violence and abuse at schools than the year before.
The Public Prosecution Authority (OM) has received around 5000 reports against politician Geert Wilders so far. Via the police website, 15,000 reports of discrimination came in as well, the OM announced Thursday.
According to a spokesperson for the The Dutch Child Porn Hotline, the Netherlands is the worst offender for child porn in all of Europe. The Hotline claims that last year, a record amount of reports of child porn on the internet came in. At 23,278, this is a rise of almost 20 percent.
Hundreds of people flocked to the police department in Nijmegen on Tuesday to report Geert Wilders en-masse. The council of mayors and aldermen had earlier called on the city to join them as they marched on the department to report discrimination.
IKEA's children's bed canopies are a strangulation risk, the home warehouse has announced. The company has been forced to announce a recall on any canopies sold since 1996.