hospitals in the netherlands

Hospitals in the Netherlands

The Netherlands has excellent health care services for its citizens. Both private and public health care is available in the country. Public health care in the country is available freely or at a very lower cost for its citizens. Public health care in the country got funded by the general taxation system. To avail the public healthcare services citizens must have the permanent residence card. 

The country is also having private health care services available. Although private health care services are somewhat expensive than public health care services. But in the private sector, the services are much faster as compared to the public one. The country has many private health care centers, hospitals, or clinics. Citizens use private health care to skip the crowd and to get services faster.

The Netherlands has a total of 545 hospitals by the end of 2017. These hospitals are available all over the country to treat and cure the patients. Here are some of the best hospitals in the Netherlands.

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Hospitals in the Netherlands!!

University Medical Center Utrecht

The University Medical Center Utrecht (UMCU) is the main hospital of the Utrecht city. (In Dutch: Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht.) UMCU is one of the largest hospitals in the country which is having a staff of more than 10,000 employees. It is a public hospital founded in 2010. These employees include medical staff, nursing staff, researchers, and support personnel as well. It is a university hospital in the city affiliated with the University of Utrecht. They provide all the basic medical services and also a center to treat the Ebola patients in the country. The hospital has 1042 operational beds including the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

Heidelberglaan 100, 3584 CX Utrecht, Netherlands

Open 24 hours

+31 88 755 5555

Academic Medical Center

Academic Medical Center (AMC, in Dutch: Academisch Medisch Centrum). AMC is a public hospital in Amsterdam, founded in 1983. It is one of the leading and largest hospitals in the country. The hospital is also a university hospital affiliated from the University of Amsterdam. It also ranked in the top 50 best medical schools in the world consistently for several years. The hospital has more than 7,000 employees working in different departments. The hospital provides all basic health services to their patients. Along with that, they also have many other specializes departments as well. They have advanced trauma care centers, infectious disease, neurosurgery, centers, and other departments. The hospital has around more than operational 1,000 beds to treat their patients.

Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, Netherlands

Open 24 hours

+31 20 566 9111 

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