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General Practitioners in the Netherlands

One of the first things you should do when you are moved in to your new home is register with a Huisarts, Dutch for General Practitioners / GP.  Ask around in your network to find a good huisarts or visit the website Kies uw Huisarts. Because a huisarts plays such a central role when it comes to healthcare it’s important you have a good connection. 

General Practitioners in the Netherlands
Healthcare: General Practitioners in the Netherlands

When do you see a huisarts in the Netherlands?

You have urgent medical needs none life-threatening situations
You have questions or you need advice regarding your health or that of your child
For physical complaints and / or mental health issues
For first aid and minor surgical procedures (stitches etc.)
You need support and treatment for a chronic disease
For preventative medicine (vaccines etc.)

This page was last updated: 1/8/2022.