In case of an emergency

What should you do in an emergency?


Is the situation life-threatening?

  • Call 112

Is the situation urgent, but not life-threatening?

  • During office hours: call your GP
  • Outside of office hours or in the weekend: call the GP out-of-hours service on 070 346 96 69

What is a life-threatening situation?

Examples of life-threatening situations include:

  • acute shortness of breath;
  • severe bleeding;
  • heart attack;
  • loss of consciousness;
  • a serious accident.

What is an urgent situation?

An urgent situation concerns injuries or complaints which cannot wait until a consultation with your GP.

Your visit to the Accidents & Emergency Department (A&E)

Only go to the A&E once your GP or 112 has referred you. The A&E is located at HMC Westeinde. The A&E at HMC Bronovo will be closed as of 2 July 2019.

Important information about the A&E >>

Your visit to the GP out-of-hours service

Only visit the GP out-of-hours service after making an appointment by phone. The assistant will determine which location can provide the most suitable care and will make an appointment for you with the on-call doctor there. There is a GP out-of-hours service at HMC Westeinde, and HMC Antoniushove will have one as of 2 July 2019. The GP out-of-hours service at HMC Bronovo will close on 2 July 2019.

Important information about the GP out-of-hours service >>